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NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH IN INDIAN COUNTRY

NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH IN INDIAN COUNTRY

September 11, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes September as National Preparedness Month to bring attention to disaster emergency planning. This year’s theme is  “Prepared, Not Scared” – which speaks directly to ...

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LABOR DAY AND NATIVE AMERICAN EMPLOYMENT DISPARITIES

LABOR DAY AND NATIVE AMERICAN EMPLOYMENT DISPARITIES

September 5, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Yesterday, Americans celebrated Labor Day – a public holiday that honors American labor and the work of individuals that supports the economic development, prosperity, and well-being of our country. This holiday also reminds us to consider how Native Amer...

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The Cherokee Nation: Rising Together

The Cherokee Nation: Rising Together

August 27, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo. I am humbled and grateful for your confidence in me to serve our great Cherokee Nation as your Principal Chief for the next four years. Being elected to this office brings me the unique opportunity to lead our nation and to work with other lead...

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2019 Cherokee Nation Tribal Council

2019 Cherokee Nation Tribal Council

August 22, 2019 | Team Cara Cowan Watts

Dear Friends & Family, Although we were not successful in our 2019 bid for the District 14 Tribal Council seat, I will continue to fight for transparency and accountability in our Cherokee Nation government!To stay informed, please sign-up for regular news ...

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Governor's Report - July 2019

Governor's Report - July 2019

August 14, 2019 | Absentee Shawnee Governor's Report

Hello, Tribal Members of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe! Hope everyone has survived the serve weather we have had lately and hopeno one had any flooding problems to homes. There have been a lot of happenings here in the tribe as far as changes d...

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Legacy of Homes, Health, Hope

Legacy of Homes, Health, Hope

August 14, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

The past eight years have been the pinnacle of my public service career. Nothing has been more important to me than serving the Cherokee people. I had the privilege of working side by side with a man of great moral integrity, Deputy Principal Chief S....

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CPN Veterans report: July

CPN Veterans report: July

August 14, 2019 | CPN Veterans Report

Bozho(Hello), As noted in a recent U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs press release, a growing concern for the military, families and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is the increasing numbers of veterans’ suicides. “The VA recently partnered...

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LEGEND OF THE FULL STURGEON MOON

LEGEND OF THE FULL STURGEON MOON

August 14, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

For generations, Native Americans have marked cycles of the moon to signify certain times of the year. In August, we welcome the Sturgeon Moon – also known as the Green Corn Moon, the Red Moon, and the Grain Moon. The full Sturgeon Moon (occurri...

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THE HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PUEBLO REVOLT OF 1690

THE HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PUEBLO REVOLT OF 1690

August 14, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

This month marks the 339th anniversary of the Pueblo Revolt of 1690 — an uprising of the Pueblo Indians against Spanish colonizers in present-day Santa Fe that marked a historic win for indigenous human rights and independence. Today, we re...

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Expanding Homeownership Opportunities to Cherokees in Arkansas

Expanding Homeownership Opportunities to Cherokees in Arkansas

August 7, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

More than 8,000 Cherokee Nation citizens living in four Arkansas counties now have a new option available for homeownership. A mortgage program designed specifically for American Indian families has been expanded to qualifying residents of Benton, Crawford, Seb...

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