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08/28/2015  –  Online renewal now available for Cherokee Nation tribal car tags

Cherokee Nation citizens can renew their tribal license plates online starting Sept. 1. The online renewal is more convenient for Cherokee citizens in further corners of the state, saving them gas money, waiting in line and processing time.

08/27/2015  –  Madison Whitekiller crowned 2015-16 Junior Miss Cherokee

Verdigris junior Madison Whitekiller, of Claremore, was crowned the 2015-16 Junior Miss Cherokee at the 24th Annual Junior Miss Cherokee Competition Saturday.

08/26/2015  –  Stage Stores sponsors 63rd Cherokee National Holiday

Houston-based Stage Stores Inc. is sponsoring the 63rd Cherokee National Holiday and presented the tribe with a check for $10,000 on Tuesday.

08/21/2015  –  Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council applications available

The Cherokee Nation is accepting applications for all 17 Tribal Youth Council seats for 2015-16.

08/20/2015  –  Executive chef preps cooks from area schools for upcoming year

On a mission to offer fresh food preparation information to area school cooks, Delaware County Community Partnership, Partners for Ottawa County Inc. and Cherokee Nation recently joined forces to offer a full-day workshop featuring some of the top chefs and nutrition consultants in the area.

08/20/2015  –  Cherokee Nation hosting job fair for Macy's

The Cherokee Nation will host a hiring fair Tuesday for positions at the new Macy’s Fulfillment Center in Owasso.

08/19/2015  –  Cherokee Nation honors veterans in August

The Cherokee Nation recently honored two U.S. Army veterans with the Medal of Patriotism during the August Tribal Council meeting.

08/18/2015  –  Cherokee Nation celebrates 63rd Cherokee National Holiday Sept. 4-6

More than 100,000 visitors are expected for the 63rd Cherokee National Holiday, which runs Sept. 4-6 in Tahlequah. The tribe’s largest annual celebration commemorates the signing of the Cherokee Nation Constitution in 1839.

08/18/2015  –  Cherokee Nation Tribal Council selects new leaders

Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilor Joe Byrd has been elected by his peers to the post of speaker of the Cherokee Nation Tribal Council, with Victoria Vazquez being elected deputy speaker and Frankie Hargis elected as secretary during the legislative body’s Rules Committee meeting Monday.

08/14/2015  –  Cherokee Nation Principal Chief, Deputy Chief, Tribal Councilors sworn into office

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker, Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden and eight Tribal Councilors pledged today to preserve, protect and defend the Cherokee Nation Constitution as part of their oath of office for the coming four year term. They also vowed to promote the culture, heritage and traditions of the Cherokee Nation.

08/12/2015  –  Free, one year Cherokee Phoenix subscription available to citizens

Cherokee Nation citizens who have an updated address on file with the tribe’s registration department will receive a free, one-year subscription to the Cherokee Phoenix newspaper starting this month.

08/12/2015  –  Outgoing Tribal Councilors honored for their service to the tribe

Monday’s Tribal Council meeting marked the last for six outgoing Tribal Councilors whose terms expired, or gave up their seat to run for other elected positions.

08/11/2015  –  2015-16 Little Cherokee Ambassadors crowned

Vinita Elementary School student Casey Henderson was crowned Saturday as the 2015-16 Little Cherokee Ambassador in the 10-12 age category.

08/07/2015  –  Cherokee Nation accepting grant applications to participate in field trips

Cherokee Nation is offering students an exclusive look at its rich history and culture through an education tour grant program.

08/06/2015  –  Cherokee citizen uses business success to fund nonprofit dream

Cherokee Nation citizen Andrea Lesher had a dream to start a nonprofit and used her multimillion-dollar business to make that dream a reality.

08/03/2015  –  Cherokee Nation honors Veterans in July

The Cherokee Nation honored three military veterans with the Medal of Patriotism in July.