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04/23/2018  –  Cherokee Nation citizen Brian Barlow encourages youth to get involved

Cherokee Nation citizen Brian Barlow is using his last term on the National Congress of American Indians Youth Commission to share his story and encourage other Native youth to get involved.

04/23/2018  –  Secretary Hoskin reappointed to HHS Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee

Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. was recently reappointed as the Oklahoma Area Alternate Delegate to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC).

04/18/2018  –  Cherokee Nation honors US Army veterans in April

The Cherokee Nation honored three U.S. Army veterans with the tribe’s Medal of Patriotism during the April Tribal Council meeting.

04/17/2018  –  Tribal Council approves donation of surplus law enforcement equipment

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved the donation of surplus rifles and bulletproof vests to two Sequoyah County law enforcement agencies at the legislative body’s April meeting.

04/11/2018  –  Cherokee Nation names new executive director of health services

Cherokee Nation citizen Dr. Charles Grim has been named the new executive director of Cherokee Nation Health Services.

04/09/2018  –  Cherokee Nation employees receive scholarship to Conference on Crimes Against Women

The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service and Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health are working to improve the identification, investigation and prosecution of violent crimes against women, and a scholarship is providing both agencies with a unique training opportunity.

04/09/2018  –  Cherokee Nation provides mental health first aid training

Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health is using federal grants to train community law enforcement, youth workers and health officials to effectively handle mental illness.

04/05/2018  –  Former Cherokee Nation Career Services program participant receives national recognition

Cherokee Nation citizen and Licensed Practical Nurse Dora Luna is receiving national recognition for her successes in the health care field after participating in Cherokee Nation Career Services’ employment and training programs.

04/05/2018  –  Cherokee Nation, RSU offering Cherokee language classes online

The Cherokee Nation and Rogers State University are teaming up to connect more Cherokee Nation citizens to the Cherokee language through a new, online learning platform.