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08/29/2016  –  Cherokee Nation launches Cherokee Nation Fish and Wildlife Association

The Cherokee Nation launched the Cherokee Nation Fish and Wildlife Association on Monday, becoming the first tribe in the country to create a fish and wildlife advocacy organization.

08/29/2016  –  Sky Wildcat crowned 2016-17 Miss Cherokee

Northeastern State University senior Sky Wildcat, 21, is the new Miss Cherokee after being crowned Saturday during a leadership competition at Cornerstone Fellowship Church in Tahlequah.

08/25/2016  –  Cherokee Nation is first to earn distinction for top public health

The Cherokee Nation’s work creating healthier conditions for its citizens is now ranked among the best in the country, a first for any tribe.

08/24/2016  –  Chief Baker issues statement on protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker issued a statement Tuesday regarding the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

08/22/2016  –  Lauryn Skye McCoy crowned 2016-17 Junior Miss Cherokee

Muldrow High School freshman Lauryn Skye McCoy, of Sallisaw, was crowned the 2016-17 Junior Miss Cherokee during the 25th annual competition Saturday.

08/22/2016  –  Cherokee Nation honors veterans in August

The Cherokee Nation honored a World War II veteran and two Vietnam War veterans with the Medal of Patriotism in August.

08/17/2016  –  Cherokee Nation donates surplus car, $8,000 to help area schools

The Cherokee Nation presented $1,000 checks this week to seven schools in Cherokee County and one in Wagoner County to help with school budgets and student clubs.

08/16/2016  –  Tribal Council approves leasing tribal land to Adair County community organization

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved Monday leasing 26 acres of land in Adair County to a community group to use for sporting activities and meetings.

08/16/2016  –  Oklahoma Hospital Association recognizes W.W. Hastings for flu vaccination rate

The Oklahoma Hospital Association recently recognized W.W. Hastings Hospital for vaccinating the majority of its staff with flu shots this past flu season.

08/15/2016  –  Cherokee Nation citizen begins advanced culinary arts Job Corps

Cherokee Nation citizen Blakelee Lehnick, of Gore, recently started the advanced culinary arts program at Treasure Island Job Corps in San Francisco.

08/15/2016  –  Cherokee Nation unveils new art honoring Wilma Mankiller

Cherokee Nation recently joined Cherokee National Treasure Donald Vann to unveil an original painting of former Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller.

08/11/2016  –  New exhibit showcases early years of Cherokee Nation Principal Chief John Ross

A new exhibit is soon to open at Cherokee Nation’s John Ross Museum. The special exhibit features information about John Ross and his Cherokee roots.

08/10/2016  –  Cherokee Nation celebrates 64th Cherokee National Holiday Labor Day weekend

The Cherokee Nation celebrates its largest annual cultural and arts festival this Labor Day weekend during the 64th Cherokee National Holiday.

08/08/2016  –  2016-17 Little Cherokee Ambassadors crowned

Fort Gibson Elementary School fourth-grader Addison Rouse’s presentation on the significance of the corn bead and how it is used for traditional jewelry earned her the title of Little Cherokee Ambassador on Saturday.

08/08/2016  –  Stage Stores sponsors 64th Cherokee National Holiday

Houston-based Stage Stores Inc. is sponsoring the 64th Cherokee National Holiday and presented the tribe with a check for $10,000 on Friday.

08/03/2016  –  Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council applications now available

The Cherokee Nation is now accepting applications for the 2016-17 Tribal Youth Council.