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02/28/2019 03:00 PM - Council Offices

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02/28/2019 01:00 PM - Council Offices

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02/28/2019 11:00 AM - Council Offices

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02/18/2019 06:00 PM - Counicl Chambers

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02/18/2019 04:00 PM - Council Offices

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02/18/2019 03:00 PM - Council Offices

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02/18/2019 02:00 PM - Council Offices

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02/15/2019 11:25 AM - Tahlequah,OK

Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden joined Miss Cherokee Whitney Roach, Junior Miss Cherokee Kaitlyn Pinkerton, to deliver hand-made Valentine’s Day cards to veterans at the Oklahoma Veterans Center Claremore Division. Cherokee Nation encourages groups from schools, churches, civic and service organizations to have some fun and create as many valentines as they can to let our Veterans know how much we appreciate them. The week of February 14 each year is an opportunity to say thank you to a special group of men and women. The more than 9 million Veterans of the US armed services that are cared for in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes.

02/13/2019 09:54 AM - Bell,OK

Bell elementary hosted their second VEX Robotics competition recently with 30 teams showing up to compete. Teams from as far away as Oklahoma City and Moore made the trip. Each team is responsible for building and programming their own robots. A big draw for points in this year is with hanging the robots. A low hanging robot is worth two and a high hang is worth four points. In the final rounds 24 teams competed for the title and it came down to a tie with a sudden death playoff round Elementary and middle school is the most formative time in a young student's life. The best way to instill a lifelong interest in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) is to provide a fun, engaging, and hands-on opportunity to explore and experience it for themselves.

02/13/2019 09:45 AM - Chelsea,OK

Visiting with our Elders as they recall their childhood and growing up Cherokee. Diana grew up around Chelsea and spent lots of time playing outside and swinging on grapevines. Her father made some interesting homemade toys and she tells us how her uncle taught her how to swim.

02/05/2019 10:34 AM - Stilwell,OK

Young and Cherokee, is a series spotlighting examples of young people embracing the culture and the legacy of the Cherokee Nation. Julia always knew she was Cherokee, but didn’t really delve in to it until she started taking classes at the high school. She has taken both Cherokee classes at the high school and is also taking a class at Northeastern State University and would like to start speaking to her elders to retain the language. Julia is proud to be apart of the Cherokee Nation. She keeps busy with her classes and is very diligent and works hard and her teacher admire that. Julia plans on going to college, but has not quite decided on her career yet. She is interested in forensics or maybe coaching younger children. Julia continues to take concurrent classes at Northeastern State University.

02/01/2019 01:12 PM - Tahlequah,OK

The Cherokee Nation Science and Engineering Fair was held Northeastern State University on Thursday January 31st. This was the thirteenth year for the event. There were 46 teams entered with five schools attending. Most of the teams entered were middle school students, but there were three high school teams also entered. Several judges visited each project and then selected first, second and third place winners in the categories of energy, engineering, environment and other. Overall winners from middle school and high school were selected in the category of Energy, Engineering and Environment.

01/31/2019 03:00 PM - Council Offices

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01/31/2019 11:00 AM - Council Offices

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01/28/2019 10:00 AM - Osiyo Training Room

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01/25/2019 02:32 PM - Jay,OK

It’s a new year and the cooking with commodities classes at Sam Hider Health Center are back in session. The classes are held twice a month with a daytime and evening class available to everyone. Brittney Ebers, the centers dietician uses a new recipe each month and teaches the class how to use some of the commodities they receive to make new and healthier dishes. Brittany goes step by step and follows the recipe. Some are substituted with what is available which makes the dish taste the same. Once the dish is complete everyone gets to taste what was cooked taste the healthier way to cook. For more information about the classes at Sam Hider Health Center contact Brittany Ebers at 918-253-1724 or email her at brittany-ebers@cherokee.org

01/23/2019 03:56 PM - Chelsea,OK

Young and Cherokee, is a series spotlighting examples of young people embracing the culture and the legacy of the Cherokee Nation. Hunter started learning about his heritage later in life, because his grandmother never really talked about it. He got involved after he became apart of the Native American Student Association and has been president for the past two years. Hunter has been in the FFA for five years and held office for three of those years and he has excelled, winning many awards for showing livestock. Another aspect of FFA is horticulture and he really enjoys it and has won awards at the Tulsa State Fair.

01/16/2019 05:00 PM - Council Chambers

Swearing In Ceremony of Canaan Duncan

01/15/2019 09:01 AM - Tahlequah,OK

Visiting with our Elders as the recall their childhood and growing up Cherokee. They did move around a lot but Gloria treasures her memories of growing up in Chewey and learning to cook when she was just six years old. She also tells us about getting around by wagon and she warns us to listen to your mother when she tells you not to play on the wagon when it is moving.

01/14/2019 06:00 PM - Council Chambers

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01/14/2019 04:00 PM - Council Offices

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01/14/2019 03:00 PM - Council Offices

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01/14/2019 02:00 PM - Council Offices

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01/03/2019 09:40 AM - Chelsea,OK

Young and Cherokee, is a series spotlighting examples of young people embracing the culture and the legacy of the Cherokee Nation. Chandler started learning about his heritage in grade school and it blossomed from there. He and his family have spent time researching their Cherokee heritage, but he is just now learning to appreciate and honor it. His aunts started digging in to the families past and one aunt in particular he is grateful to for finding out about where he came from. Chandler is president of student council and vice president of his senior class and he stays very busy planning pep rallies and blood drives at the school. He is also active in his classes and strives to make good grades. He wants to play baseball in college, but also would like to get in to teaching and coaching to help the kids learn about where they come from.