Cherokee Nation applauds BIA’s Indian Child Welfare Act guideline revision
This week the U.S. Department of Interior Asst. Sec.for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn addressed tribal leaders, including Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, on the revision of Indian Child Welfare Act guidelines for state courts. The briefing was given during the National Congress of American Indians meeting in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. Crittenden serves as a NCAI regional vice president.
Cherokee Nation wins national social media award
The Cherokee Nation’s Facebook and Twitter pages won “Best Use of Social Media by a Government/Public Affairs” by Ragan Communications, the nation’s leading publisher of corporate communications, public relations and leadership development firm.
Cherokee Nation awards record amount of college scholarships
The Cherokee Nation is funding a record number of college scholarships in the 2014-15 academic year to ensure as many Cherokee students as possible enroll and graduate from college with a brighter future and fewer student loans.
‘Escape to the Prison’ this Saturday
The Cherokee National Prison Museum on Saturday is hosting “Escape to the Prison,” commemorating Tom Ross’ dramatic escape from the penitentiary.
Cherokee Nation delivers 5,000 valentines to veterans
Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden and Cherokee Nation Immersion Charter School students handed out hundreds of homemade Valentine cards to veterans at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center Friday to thank them for their service to the country.
Cherokee Nation launches monthly program
The story of the Cherokee Nation is one of strength, heartache, survival and resilience, and its culture is among the richest, most vibrant and storied in all of Indian Country.