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Five Tribes Inter-Tribal Council Critical to Oklahoma Tribes

Five Tribes Inter-Tribal Council Critical to Oklahoma Tribes

January 24, 2020 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

The Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes is comprised of the governments of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek) and Seminole tribes and works to protect tribal self-determination and sovereign rights. These five tribal nations collec...

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STRENGTHENING NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH IN ARIZONA

STRENGTHENING NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH IN ARIZONA

January 24, 2020 | Partnership with Native Americans

The 25th annual Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day held Jan. 15, 2020 at the Arizona State Capitol brought together tribal and state leaders, organizations serving tribal communities, and citizens of the 22 tribes in the state. This annual even...

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POVERTY AWARENESS MONTH

POVERTY AWARENESS MONTH

January 17, 2020 | Partnership with Native Americans

January brings renewed hope and an opportunity to positively impact those most in need. During Poverty Awareness Month, we are reminded of the current state of poverty in America – particularly for Native Americans. It is estimated that 38.1 million peopl...

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THE REALITIES OF WINTER IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS

THE REALITIES OF WINTER IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS

January 17, 2020 | Partnership with Native Americans

With winter well underway and the start of a new year upon us, there’s no better time to revisit the importance of severe weather preparedness. For people living on remote reservations in the Northern Plains, winter storms often prevent access to necessit...

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Road to Tokyo: Arriving at Camp Pendleton

Road to Tokyo: Arriving at Camp Pendleton

January 7, 2020 | Billy Mills

Reflections on the St. Sylvester Midnight Run It is January 3, 1964, and I can’t get the St. Sylvester Midnight Run on December 31, 1963, out of my mind. Running with a very bad cold, being tripped at the start of the race and losing a shoe...

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The season of giving

The season of giving

December 20, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo,Oklahoma’s robust nonprofit sector plays a vital role in the social and economic well-being of our great state. They provide services and resources and contribute to our economic stability. Oklahoma nonprofit organizations are the voice of the peopl...

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SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM PWNA

SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM PWNA

December 19, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

From all of us at PWNA, we’d like to wish you a joyous holiday season. This time of year, we reflect on how grateful we are to have the support of our program partners, community project leaders, volunteers, and donors. This community helps PWNA carry out...

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Supporting state and federal efforts to address MMIW

Supporting state and federal efforts to address MMIW

December 6, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, MMIW stands for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. For too many Native women, violence is an ever-present threat. Murder is the third leading cause of death among American Indian and Alaska Native women, according to the Centers for Disease Control a...

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Road to Tokyo: The end of 1963

Road to Tokyo: The end of 1963

November 27, 2019 | Billy Mills

The Contenders It is a very cold Saturday morning, November 30, 1963, as an international field of runners lined up for the start of the USA National AAU Cross Country Championship race in Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, New York. There is an unusually large number ...

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