Stories

09/18/2014  –  2015 Remember the Removal Bike Ride applications now available

Applications for the 2015 Remember the Removal Bike Ride are now available for Cherokee Nation citizens. The three-week ride in late spring teaches Cherokees ages 16-24 more about their culture and history as they cycle the same route their ancestors were forced to march 175 years ago along the Trail of Tears.

09/18/2014  –  Cherokee Nation honors military legacy with memorial bricks

More than 100 bricks honoring Cherokee veterans were recently added to the Cherokee Nation’s Cherokee Warrior Memorial.

09/18/2014  –  Cherokee Nation opens first-ever Tulsa Career Services office

The Cherokee Nation officially opened its new Career Services office in Tulsa Wednesday to help fill a variety of jobs that are coming to the metro Tulsa area. The opening of the new office is critical, as Cherokee Nation is the lead recruiter for the Macy’s fulfillment center, which is currently under construction in Owasso.

09/18/2014  –  Cherokee citizen leading 25,000-member Oklahoma FFA

The 25,000-member Oklahoma FFA is being led by a 19-year-old Cherokee citizen. Garrett Reed, a sophomore at Oklahoma State University from Locust Grove, says it’s important for Cherokee youth to aim for leadership roles.

09/17/2014  –  Cherokee Nation donates Colcord Schools’ a Driver’s Ed car

The Cherokee Nation donated a 2009 Honda Accord to Colcord Public Schools recently to help the school district maintain its driver's education program for students.

09/17/2014  –  Cherokee Nation declares Wednesday “Celebrate 50 Years of Job Corps Day”

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker signed two proclamations Tuesday in support of Job Corps and National Manufacturing Week.

09/16/2014  –  Cherokee Nation makes appointments to health partnership board

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council appointed three health executives to the Cherokee Health Partners board Monday night.

09/10/2014  –  Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa development could add 1,000 jobs, millions to area economy

Cherokee Nation Businesses has partnered with commercial real estate developer Woodmont Outlets, an affiliate of The Woodmont Company, to potentially locate a new upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

09/05/2014  –  Governor appoints Tribal Councilor to Indian Education Advisory Council

Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilor David Walkingstick has been appointed by Gov. Mary Fallin to serve on the Oklahoma Advisory Council on Indian Education.

09/03/2014  –  Cherokee Artist Donald Vann donates 300 prints to first new homeowners

Cherokee artist Donald Vann is donating 300 of his prints to the first 300 homeowners through the Cherokee Nation’s New Home Construction program.

09/03/2014  –  Keith Harper receives Cherokee Nation Statesmanship Award

Keith Harper was among those recognized at the 62nd Cherokee National Holiday by Principal Chief Bill John Baker as a recipient of the Cherokee National Statesmanship Award.

09/03/2014  –  Chief Baker says Cherokee Nation ‘not just surviving, but thriving’

Principal Chief Bill John Baker gave a powerful State of the Nation address Saturday with a key message that 175 years after Cherokees walked the Trail of Tears, the Cherokee Nation is not just surviving in northeastern Oklahoma, but thriving.