Cherokee Nation ONE FIRE office receives $884K federal grant
The Cherokee Nation recently received an $884,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to help the tribe’s Charles L. Head ONE FIRE Against Violence Victim Services office educate the public on domestic violence issues and offer victims essential services.
Cherokee Nation honors veterans in October
The Cherokee Nation honored a World War II veteran posthumously, a Navy Vietnam veteran and an Army veteran with the Cherokee Medal of Patriotism during the October Tribal Council meeting.
Cherokee Nation opens one-stop office in Sallisaw
The Cherokee Nation celebrated the opening of its new office in downtown Sallisaw Thursday. It will help Cherokee citizens in Sequoyah County find jobs, apply for loans, get a Cherokee license plate and gather information on fostering Native children, all in one convenient setting.
Bison return to Cherokee Nation
With a light breeze blowing and dawn breaking across the hills of Delaware County Thursday morning, a herd of bison stepped foot on Cherokee Nation soil for the first time in 40 years.
Cherokee Nation earns top financial reporting awards
For the 13th straight year, the Cherokee Nation received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, and also the Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting award for the second consecutive year.
Cherokee Nation acquires herd of bison
After a four-decade absence, bison are returning to Cherokee Nation tribal land. The Cherokee Nation last raised bison in the 1970s for tourism.
Commissioned Corps officers at Cherokee Nation receive promotion
Seven Commissioned Corps officers working for the Cherokee Nation were recently promoted. The U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is an organization of uniformed health professionals who provide care in under-served and vulnerable populations in the United States.
Cherokee Nation hosting community meeting in Chicago
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and other tribal leaders will host a luncheon and offer new tribal citizenship photo IDs Saturday to Cherokee citizens living in the Chicago area.
Cherokee Nation Health Services holds clinics for flu vaccine
The Cherokee Nation is preparing for the upcoming flu season, and its health services department has an increased supply of vaccinations on hand to offer multiple flu clinics in October and November for Cherokees and citizens of federally recognized tribes.
Cherokee Nation calendar of events for October
Cherokee Nation has several events lined up in October, including free museum days, small-business trainings, community health fairs and the opening of the new Jack Brown Center. Calendar items are as follows: