Frequently Asked Questions

Common Questions

Common Questions

Does Cherokee Nation have other businesses besides casinos?

Yes. Cherokee Nation has a broad portfolio of businesses in several different industries, including technology, health science, construction, hospitality, and aerospace manufacturing to name a few.

What languages do Cherokees speak?

Most Cherokees speak English as their primary language. However, many are also varying degrees of fluency in the Cherokee language. They may also speak other languages, including Spanish.

How can I learn to speak Cherokee?

There are a variety of ways to learn the Cherokee language. We offer live online classes as well as community-based classes. We also operate an immersion Cherokee language school for K through 6th grade. Additionally, there are numerous language resources on our website (see the Language section) and in our Gift Shop.