Principal Chief Baker on Shawnee tornado devastation



TAHLEQUAH, Okla.
— Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker offered the following statement Monday to show support for tornado victims in Shawnee.

“Today we extend our prayers to those Oklahomans injured or displaced by yesterday’s tornadoes and powerful storms,” Chief Baker said. “None of us are strangers to the damaging effects of severe weather and our hearts go out to everyone in the Shawnee area. The Cherokee Nation is steadfast in our commitment to help and we have reached out to those affected by these terrible storms to offer our assistance and support. We will continue to stand with our fellow Oklahomans and fellow tribes during this very difficult time. God bless the victims of these storms and God bless the people of Oklahoma.”
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