Cherokee Nation honors veterans in May
The Cherokee Nation honored a veteran father and son, posthumously, with the Cherokee Medal of Patriotism during May’s Tribal Council meeting.
Cherokee Nation announces $1.5 billion impact on northeast Oklahoma economy
A new economic impact report by Dr. Russell Evans of Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University shows the Cherokee Nation now has a $1.55 billion impact on the state’s economy, making the tribe one of the state’s biggest economic drivers. That’s up nearly 50 percent since the 2011 economic impact report, also produced by Dr. Evans.
Cherokee Nation Businesses records record year for revenue, income
Cherokee Nation Businesses’ annual year-end audit shows the tribe’s economic development arm ended fiscal year 2014 with record revenues topping $829 million, more than $48 million ahead of fiscal year 2013. The company’s operating income of $105 million was also up 8 percent in 2014.
Camp Cherokee applications available
Parents looking for camps this summer can still apply for Cherokee Nation’s Camp Cherokee, which offers day camps for elementary students and a weeklong residential camp for middle and high school students.
Cherokee Nation showcases newest health center in Ochelata
The Cherokee Nation held an open house at its new $10 million Cooweescoowee Health Center in Ochelata on Monday. The 28,000-square-foot facility, trimmed in cedar and with art highlighting the historic significance of the area, is five times larger than the existing Bartlesville Health Center it replaces.