About The Nation

Annual Reports

The Cherokee Nation continually provides its citizens with access to information about the tribes growth, successes and annual budgets. The Cherokee Nation is also required through so federal grants to provide annual reports of specific programs.


The Cherokee culture runs deep in our people and is steeped in traditions governing ourselves and our tribe as a whole. Here you will find information about our art, our language, and customs. Discover how we lived during the "Golden Age" of the Cherokee in the mid-1800's and how we have transformed ourselves into the Cherokee of today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions and answers regarding the Cherokee Nation.


Events in our history have forged and formed the Cherokee Nation into a proud and prosperous people. From the 1700's and earlier to the present day, the Cherokee people remember their history and the lessons provided to us by it.


Cherokee Nation Language


Maps related to the Cherokee Nation

National Holiday

The Cherokee National Holiday, celebrated each year since 1953, commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the 1839 Cherokee Constitution. With an exciting selection of entertainment, cultural and athletic events, it has grown into one of the largest annual festivals in Oklahoma, attracting nearly 100,000 visitors from around the world.


It is with great honor and pride that we invite you to visit our Nation. Come take part in our thriving culture and celebrate our enduring spirit through a variety of our cultural tours. Walk along the pathways of our ancestors and become enlightened through our unique cultural offerings.