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06/26/2017  –  Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for July

Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for July

06/23/2017  –  Cherokee Nation donates vehicle to Peggs Volunteer Fire Department

The Cherokee Nation donated a vehicle to the Peggs Volunteer Fire Department on Thursday.

06/23/2017  –  Cherokee Nation honors veterans in June

The Cherokee Nation honored three veterans with the Medal of Patriotism at the June Tribal Council meeting on Monday.

06/22/2017  –  Remember the Removal cyclists complete nearly 1,000 mile journey

The 2017 Remember the Removal Bike Ride cyclists rolled into Tahlequah Thursday, completing their three-week journey retracing the northern route of the Trail of Tears.

06/22/2017  –  Cherokee Nation gives $29K to Alice Robertson Junior High School in Muskogee

The Cherokee Nation recently donated $29,000 to Alice Robertson Junior High School in Muskogee to help construct an outdoor classroom focused on environmental sciences.

06/20/2017  –  Tribal Council approves contract for healthy living grant

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council unanimously approved a contract with the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Healthy Living Program worth more than $350,000 at the legislative body’s June meeting.

06/16/2017  –  Cherokee Nation dietary program patients experience major success

Thousands of Cherokee Nation citizens across the 14-county jurisdiction are changing their lives through the tribe’s dietary program.

06/15/2017  –  Cherokee Nation Health Services receives Public Health Innovation Award

Cherokee Nation Health Services recently received the Public Health Innovation Award from the National Indian Health Board at a national conference earlier this month.

06/15/2017  –  Cherokee Nation honors Cherokee community organizations with “Community Impact Awards”

Nearly 500 representatives of the 24 at-large and 136 in-jurisdiction Cherokee organizations traveled to Tulsa for the Cherokee Nation’s 13th Annual Conference of Community Leaders.

06/15/2017  –  Miss Cherokee applications now available online

Applications for the 2017-18 Miss Cherokee Leadership Competition are now available.

06/12/2017  –  Cherokee Nation helps more than 150 educators with STEM training

More than 150 educators traveled to Northeastern State University for training in the latest Science, Technology, Engineering and Math teaching and learning techniques at the Cherokee Nation’s Teachers of Successful Students conference.

06/07/2017  –  Remember the Removal Bike Ride receives $25K National Park Foundation grant

The 2017 Remember the Removal Bike Ride is among 21 national parks selected to receive a 2017 Active Trails grant from the National Park Foundation.

06/07/2017  –  Cherokee Nation gives $10K to Adair County Park

The Cherokee Nation recently donated $10,000 to the Adair County Park to help with the upkeep at the park in Stilwell.

06/06/2017  –  Former Jr. Miss Cherokee Chelbie Turtle named Jr. Miss Indian Oklahoma

Former Jr. Miss Cherokee Chelbie Turtle was recently crowned Jr. Miss Indian Oklahoma by the Oklahoma Federation of Indian Women and will spend the next year as a goodwill ambassador for Oklahoma tribes.

06/06/2017  –  Cherokee Nation donates $28,600 to District 14 law enforcement agencies

Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilor Keith Austin donated a total of $28,600 to eight law enforcement agencies within District 14 at an appreciation breakfast in Claremore Monday.

06/05/2017  –  Cherokee Nation Election Commission certifies Tribal Council election results

The Cherokee Nation Election Commission certified the June 3 Cherokee Nation Tribal Council election results during a special meeting Monday.

06/05/2017  –  Cherokee Nation Tribal Council election results

More than 6,000 Cherokee Nation citizens cast a ballot in the June 3 Cherokee Nation Tribal Council election as the legislative body welcomes back five incumbents and sees two newcomers winning their races. A run-off election is slated for the District 5 and District 9 races

06/02/2017  –  Cherokee Nation donates shuttle bus to Boys & Girls Club of Nowata

The Cherokee Nation donated a surplus shuttle bus to the Boys & Girls Club of Nowata to help the organization serve its current members and its outreach services.

06/01/2017  –  Housing Authority opens waiting list for Cherokee County

The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation is temporarily opening the Mutual Help/Rural Rental Homeownership waiting list for qualified Native American families in Cherokee County beginning Friday, June 16

06/01/2017  –  Cherokee Nation donates to Craig County school, Cherokee association, senior citizens center

Cherokee Nation leaders toured Craig County on May 25 and made donations to the Big Cabin Senior Citizens Center, White Oak Public School and Bluejacket Cherokee Association.

06/01/2017  –  Federal court rules in favor of Cherokee Nation in UKB Case

A United States District Court today ruled in favor of Cherokee Nation’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior to prevent 76 acres of land within the Cherokee Nation’s jurisdiction from being taken into trust for the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians without the Cherokee Nation’s written consent.