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05/26/2017  –  Cherokee Nation donates $75,000 to backpack programs

The Cherokee Nation recently donated $75,200 to 20 area organizations in northeastern Oklahoma who participate in backpack programs that provide students with everything from school supplies to nutritious weekend snacks.

05/23/2017  –  Cherokee Nation Summer Food Program in full swing

Cherokee Nation is hosting its annual Summer Food Program, which provides free breakfast and lunch to children 18 years old and under

05/23/2017  –  Cherokee Nation honors veterans in May

The Cherokee Nation honored a father and daughter who both served in the U.S. Marine Corps as well as a U.S. Army veteran from Tahlequah with the Medal of Patriotism at the May Tribal Council meeting on Monday.

05/22/2017  –  Miss Cherokee Sky Wildcat inducted into NSU Hall of Fame

Miss Cherokee Sky Wildcat was recently inducted into the Northeastern State University Hall of Fame after bringing state and national recognition to the university in her role as a tribal ambassador.

05/19/2017  –  Cherokee Nation gives $12,000 to Claremore children’s advocacy center

The Cherokee Nation donated $12,000 to the William W. Barnes Children’s Advocacy Center to help change the lives of child abuse victims in Rogers, Mayes and Craig counties.

05/18/2017  –  Cherokee Nation donates $10K to Pryor city pool

The Cherokee Nation recently presented Pryor city officials a $10,000 check to help keep the city pool open.

05/17/2017  –  Pryor school raises $500 for victims of domestic violence

Jefferson Elementary School students in Pryor raised $500 to assist victims of violence who are helped through the Cherokee Nation’s Charles L. Head ONE FIRE Against Violence Victim Services office.

05/16/2017  –  Tribal Council confirms T. Luke Barteaux as district judge

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council confirmed T. Luke Barteaux as a judge of the Cherokee Nation District Court on Monday. After confirmation by the Tribal Council, Barteaux, of Bixby, was sworn into office by Cherokee Nation Supreme Court Chief Justice John Garrett.

05/16/2017  –  Cherokee Nation Emergency Management now a Type 3 FEMA response team

Cherokee Nation’s Emergency Management team is now equipped with the expertise and vehicles to respond to a Type 3-level FEMA disaster.

05/15/2017  –  Cherokee Nation donates $195,000 to area Boys & Girls Clubs

The Cherokee Nation donated $195,000 to eight Boys & Girls Club programs throughout northeastern Oklahoma on Monday. Recipients of the funding include clubs in Washington, Delaware, Sequoyah, Rogers, Nowata, Cherokee, Mayes and Adair counties.

05/12/2017  –  Cherokee Nation signs proclamation supporting Million Women Mentors mission

Cherokee Nation officials signed a proclamation Wednesday supporting the Million Women Mentors Native American Council’s promotion to increase opportunities for Native girls and women to study and enter STEM careers.

05/11/2017  –  Sequoyah High School announces 2017 valedictorian, salutatorian

Sequoyah High School has named Taylor Armbrister and Whitney Roach as its 2017 valedictorian and salutatorian. On Friday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m. in The Place Where They Play gym, 76 seniors will graduate. The class has accumulated more than $1.34 million in college scholarships so far, according to school administrators.

05/10/2017  –  Deputy Chief Crittenden named Stilwell High School Outstanding Alumni

Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden is the 2017 Stilwell High School Outstanding Alumni. Deputy Chief Crittenden is a 1962 Stilwell High School graduate who lives in the Adair County community of Peavine with his wife, Lynda.

05/09/2017  –  Cherokee Nation donates nearly half a million dollars to volunteer fire departments

The Cherokee Nation donated nearly half a million dollars Monday night to 131 rural volunteer fire departments during the tribe’s annual Volunteer Firefighter Ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

05/08/2017  –  Cherokee Nation physician awarded A.T. Still Award of Excellence

Cherokee Nation Dr. Jeffrey Gastorf was awarded the 2017 A.T. Still Award of Excellence by the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association.

05/04/2017  –  Cherokee Nation Principal Chief recognized by Junior Achievement of Oklahoma as Honorary Tycoon

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker was recognized for his efforts supporting Junior Achievement of Oklahoma.

05/04/2017  –  Online classes, modern textbooks helping revitalize Cherokee language

Recent research focusing on Native American languages and how they are taught is helping revitalize the Cherokee language, in part, through online courses and modern textbooks developed by the Cherokee Nation.

05/03/2017  –  Cherokee Nation welcomes therapy puppy for foster children

Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare added a new four-legged, furry member to their team on Tuesday.

05/05/2017  –  Cherokee Nation W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex renovation nearing completion

The Cherokee Nation’s new 36,000-square-foot, second-story addition and new pitched roof at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah are nearing completion