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02/17/2017  –  Cherokee Nation breaks ground on new 469,000-square-foot facility at W.W. Hastings campus

After several years of planning and negotiation with the federal government, the Cherokee Nation officially begins construction on the tribe’s new 469,000-square-foot health facility.

02/09/2017  –  Cherokee Nation files, is granted emergency restraining order, halting disposal of radioactive waste near the Arkansas and Illinois rivers

The Cherokee Nation and state of Oklahoma jointly filed and were granted a restraining order today against Sequoyah Fuels Corporation near Gore to stop the company from disposing radioactive waste near the Arkansas and Illinois rivers

02/08/2017  –  Cherokee Nation gives $55K to Adair County law enforcement agencies

Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Secretary Frankie Hargis, Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden presented checks to law officials. The Adair County Sheriff’s Department received $25,000, and the Stilwell, Westville and Watts police departments each received $10,000.

02/06/2017  –  Cherokee Nation hosts dinner to welcome Star Pipe

The Cherokee Nation held a dinner Thursday in South Coffeyville to welcome the new company SP Foundry, which is bringing 250 jobs to Nowata County.

02/01/2017  –  Cherokee Art Market hosting Native youth art competition

Native American youth are invited to participate in the 2017 Cherokee Art Market Youth Competition and Show, scheduled for April 8 through May 6.

02/01/2017  –  Cherokee Nation calendar of events for February

The Cherokee Nation hosts several events in February, including the groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion at the W.W. Hastings Campus and the annual Cherokee Nation Legislative Day at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.