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08/17/2017  –  Cherokee Nation Tribal Council re-elects officers

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council re-elected Speaker Joe Byrd, Deputy Speaker Victoria Vazquez and Secretary Frankie Hargis to their offices during Tuesday night’s monthly Tribal Council meeting.

08/16/2017  –  Cherokee Nation Environmental Programs awarded $300,000 EPA grant

Cherokee Nation Environmental Programs was recently awarded a $300,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to create a national tribal mentoring program that focuses on the development and reporting of water quality assessments.

08/14/2017  –  2017-18 Little Cherokee Ambassadors crowned

Salina Elementary School fifth-grader Leah Gardner was crowned Saturday as the 2017-18 Little Cherokee Ambassador in the 10-12 age category

08/14/2017  –  Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilors sworn into office

Nine Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilors were sworn into office Monday as they pledged to preserve, protect and defend the Cherokee Nation Constitution during their four-year terms.

08/11/2017  –  2018 LIHEAP application process begins

The Cherokee Nation’s fiscal year 2018 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program grant application will soon be available for public review at the tribe’s W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex and field offices.

08/10/2017  –  Agreement reached to fund Cherokee Promise Scholarship applicants

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker announced Thursday that he and members of the Tribal Council have reached a solution to fund scholarships that had been in question for qualifying students.

08/09/2017  –  Deputy Chief Crittenden named NSU Distinguished Alumnus

Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden is being honored as one of three 2017 Distinguished Alumni by Northeastern State University’s Alumni Association Board of Directors.

08/08/2017  –  Cherokee Nation Child Support Services celebrates 10th anniversary

Cherokee Nation Child Support Services recently celebrated the office’s 10th anniversary.

08/03/2017  –  Cherokee Nation, BIA place Ochelata health center land into trust

A 240-acre tract of land in Ochelata owned by the Cherokee Nation was recently placed into federal trust by the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Eastern Oklahoma Regional office.

08/02/2017  –  Cherokee Nation donates $10,000 to Rogers County food and clothing pantry

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and Tribal Councilor Janees Taylor presented a $10,000 donation to the Good Samaritan Ministry food and clothing pantry in Claremore on Monday.

08/01/2017  –  Cherokee Nation encourages teachers to apply for education tour grants

Cherokee Nation is now accepting grant applications for its fall education tours. The sponsored tours provide an exclusive look at Cherokee Nation’s rich history and culture. Applications are accepted through Sept. 29.