Fourth annual Cherokee Warrior Flight to depart Monday
For World War II veteran Jack Shamblin, being on this year’s Cherokee Warrior Flight is more than a trip; it’s another chance to visit the grave of his grandson, Master Sgt. Joshua Wheeler, who was killed by ISIS and laid to rest at Arlington Cemetery in 2015.
Cherokee Nation hosts third annual Elders Summit events
Cherokee elders across the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction are invited to the third annual Cherokee Nation Elders Summit. This year’s summit is being held later this month in two locations, Tahlequah and Claremore, in order to reach more elders.
Cherokee Nation donates surplus car to Oaks School
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker, Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden and Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. joined Tribal Council Speaker Joe Byrd and Tribal Councilor Mike Shambaugh to present Oaks School with a surplus car last week.