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12/23/2014  –  High school students receive new computers from Cherokee Nation Marshal Service

Three northeastern Oklahoma students were surprised by the Cherokee Nation with a brand new desktop computer as part of the North Pole Project.

12/23/2014  –  Cherokee World War II veteran’s copy of Lord’s Prayer donated to Smithsonian

A copy of the Lord’s Prayer in the Cherokee language carried by a Cherokee World War II veteran is now in the possession of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.

12/19/2014  –  Cherokee Nation meets with Claremore officials to resolve utility payment concerns

The Cherokee Nation met with city of Claremore officials earlier this week to resolve concerns over utility payments. A concern that the Cherokee Nation was a cause for the shortfall was quickly cleared up after the government to government meeting, which showed donations from the tribe had always been made on time, said Hughes, who just took over the director position.

12/19/2014  –  Muskogee student donates 100 gifts to Cherokee Angel Project

When Muskogee High School junior Madison Shoemaker asked her English teacher if her class could collect gifts for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project, she had no idea they’d donate more than 100 gifts.

12/19/2014  –  Cherokee Nation making tag offices more accessible

The Cherokee Nation hosted a grand opening for its first ever tag office in the Tulsa area Thursday. Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker had a meet and greet with citizens, and tribal leaders held a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

12/17/2014  –  Cherokee Nation honors veterans in December

The Cherokee Nation honored two U.S. Army veterans and a Navy veteran with the Cherokee Medal of Patriotism during the December Tribal Council meeting.

12/16/2014  –  Cherokee Nation donates $21K to CASA of Cherokee Country

The Cherokee Nation donated $21,246 to the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cherokee Country recently.

12/16/2014  –  Cherokee Nation increases budget to hire more staff for health centers

The Cherokee Nation increased its 2015 operating budget from $615.4 million to $622.9 million Monday during the December Tribal Council meeting. The increased funding comes from fiscal year 2014 carryover funds.

12/15/2014  –  Hunger Buster donates beef sticks to Cherokee Nation

Hunger Buster Beef Cuts, a made-in-Oklahoma company, is donating 720 pounds of beef cuts to the Cherokee Nation Foundation to supplement programs helping the tribe’s citizens facing food insecurities.

12/10/2014  –  Cherokee Nation Businesses’ $20K helps create memorable Christmas

Cherokee Nation Businesses and its employees are continuing an annual tradition of making Christmas dreams come true for thousands of Cherokee children by supporting the Cherokee Nation Angel Project.

12/10/2014  –  Sequoyah’s Pritchett signs with Bacone College

Sequoyah High School senior Makayla Pritchett signed her letter of intent Tuesday to continue her cross-country running career at Bacone College next fall.

12/09/2014  –  Cherokee Nation’s Jack Brown Center gets state nod for architectural design

The architectural design of the Cherokee Nation’s new Jack Brown Center campus in Tahlequah recently picked up a state award.

12/09/2014  –  View guns owned by Cherokee patriot Ned Christie

To honor the Dec. 14 birthday of Ned Christie, one of the most patriotic Cherokees born in present-day Oklahoma, the Cherokee National Prison Museum is temporarily showcasing his rifle and gun.

12/05/2014  –  Cherokee Nation marshals save Muskogee man by giving Heimlich maneuver

Cherokee Nation Marshals Bronson McNiel and Mike Reese just meant to grab lunch at Okies Steakhouse after a routine patrol in Muskogee Tuesday, but they ended up saving a man inside who was choking.

12/05/2014  –  Cherokee Nation, ODOT tout first-ever traffic light project as a success

The Cherokee Nation’s first-ever traffic light project with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation is being touted a success by ODOT and city and tribal officials.

12/03/2014  –  Bartlesville teen a Cherokee Nation Youth Ambassador

Bartlesville High School senior Ashlee Fox spent Wednesday missing her calculus class to meet with Vice President Joe Biden and sit in with tribal chiefs from across the country.

12/03/2014  –  Cherokee Nation donates $25K for Warner splash pad

The Cherokee Nation recently donated $25,000 to the town of Warner to help construct a splash pad.

12/02/2014  –  Sequoyah High School presents “Please Come Home for Christmas”

Sequoyah High School will present a live theatrical production of “Please Come Home for Christmas” on Dec. 11-12 at the Sequoyah High School cafeteria.

12/01/2014  –  Cherokee Nation calendar of events for December

Cherokee Nation will “Light Up the Christmas Season” when the Christmas lights are turned on in the Cherokee National Capitol Square in December. A dinner theatre presentation by Sequoyah performing arts students and a Christmas open house at the tribal complex are just some of the events being held.

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