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09/23/2016  –  Cherokee Nation hosts resource and benefit enrollment fair for veterans

The Cherokee Nation is hosting a resource and benefit enrollment fair for all veterans on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center in Tahlequah.

09/16/2016  –  Cherokee Nation hosts second annual Elder’s Summit

Cherokee elders across the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction are invited to the second annual Cherokee Nation Elder’s Summit.

09/16/2016  –  Cherokee Nation launches new health and fitness program to prevent diabetes

The Cherokee Nation is launching a health and fitness program for about 30 Cherokee Nation citizens to prevent diabetes and other chronic diseases.

09/15/2016  –  Cherokee Nation hosting job fairs for Macy's fulfillment center

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and Macy’s needs to fill more than 3,500 positions to meet the anticipated demand of online holiday shopping.

09/15/2016  –  Cherokee Nation helps attract 250 new jobs to Nowata County

With the help of Cherokee Nation, more than 250 new jobs will soon be created in South Coffeyville as Texas-based Star Pipe Products announced plans to expand its manufacturing capabilities in northeast Oklahoma.

09/14/2016  –  Cherokee Nation honors veterans in September

The Cherokee Nation honored three Vietnam veterans with the Medal of Patriotism in September.

09/13/2016  –  Tribal Council approves largest budget in tribe’s history

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved the largest comprehensive budget in the tribe’s history at $934.2 million during Monday night’s meeting.

09/13/2016  –  Cherokee Nation donates over $40,000 to county fair boards, Tulsa State Fair

The Cherokee Nation donated $42,000 to 13 county fair boards and the Tulsa State Fair to help the organizations maintain fairgrounds and buy equipment, trophies and ribbons.

09/12/2016  –  Chief Baker issues statement on Standing Rock ruling

Late Friday afternoon, a federal judge denied the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s motion to stop the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota. Just minutes later, the U.S. Department of Justice, Department of the Army and Department of the Interior issued a joint statement announcing a temporary halt to work on the pipeline.

09/07/2016  –  Cherokee Nation donates $22,000 to 11 Adair County community organizations

The Cherokee Nation presented $2,000 checks to 11 Adair County community organizations on Friday.

09/03/2016  –  Cherokee Nation names 2016 National Treasures

Three Cherokee Nation citizens were named Thursday as 2016 National Treasures, an honor given by the tribe for keeping Cherokee art and culture alive.

09/03/2016  –  State of Nation address asks citizens to protect environment

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker called upon Cherokee citizens to make purposeful, lasting environmental changes during the delivery of this year’s State of the Nation address.

09/02/2016  –  Cherokee Nation to purchase Sequoyah’s Cabin from Oklahoma Historical Society

The Cherokee Nation is moving forward with the purchase and acquisition of the historic home of legendary statesman and inventor of the Cherokee syllabary, Sequoyah.

09/02/2016  –  Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for September

Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for September

09/01/2016  –  Marsha Lamb named Cherokee National Holiday parade marshal

The grand marshal for the 64th annual Cherokee National Holiday parade Saturday is the tribe’s longtime executive director of Human Services, Marsha Lamb.