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President’s Report May Edition

President’s Report May Edition

June 14, 2019 | Wichita & Affiliated Tribes - President

Things get really busy, and the days run together sometimes. There is a lot to update you on. There is a lot that we have been working on here at the Tribe. Iam going to give you a few brief updates below. Congratulations GraduatesI jus...

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Art Therapy Strengthens Identity For Our Tribal Foster Children

Art Therapy Strengthens Identity For Our Tribal Foster Children

June 11, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Notes From The Chief

Osiyo -  Art therapy is more than simply filling in a coloring book. Cherokee Nation’s Indian Child Welfare department is expanding its art therapy endeavor for tribal foster children over the next year thanks to a $10,000 grant from the National End...

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Cherokee Marshals Set Standard for Tribal Law Enforcement

Cherokee Marshals Set Standard for Tribal Law Enforcement

June 5, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Notes From The Chief

As torrential spring storms have created historic flooding recently in our communities, our Cherokee Nation emergency responders have been out in full force, including the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service. The Cherokee Nation Marshals have been on the front line...

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Helping Indian-owned Businesses Thrive in Oklahoma

Helping Indian-owned Businesses Thrive in Oklahoma

May 24, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Notes From The Chief

Building the next generation of business entrepreneurs ensures new ideas make it to market, new jobs are created and local economies are boosted. Cherokee Nation plays a huge part in those endeavors, right here at home. Our sovereign government helps ...

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Remembering and Appreciating our Military Veterans

Remembering and Appreciating our Military Veterans

May 24, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Notes From The Chief

During the month of May, designated as National Military Appreciation Month, we always take time to recognize the many Native military veterans who have sacrificed for all of us by defending our freedoms and our values. Additionally, on Memorial Day, we pay our...

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SPOTLIGHT: NATIVE ART CONTEST WINNER JACOB MAURICE JOHNS

SPOTLIGHT: NATIVE ART CONTEST WINNER JACOB MAURICE JOHNS

May 24, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

PWNA’s Native Art Contest provided a promotional opportunity for creatives within the Native community by sharing their artwork and asking the public to vote for their favorite submission. The winner of the contest was selected based on the highest number...

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Federal Bill Raises Awareness about MMIW

Federal Bill Raises Awareness about MMIW

May 15, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Notes From The Chief

At Cherokee Nation, the largest tribal government in America, we recognize and respect women as life givers, culture bearers and the caretakers of our people. Their health, wellness, and safety must be protected at all levels of government – tribal, state...

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AN ELDER REFLECTS ON THE ROSEBUD RESERVATION

AN ELDER REFLECTS ON THE ROSEBUD RESERVATION

May 15, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe reservation in South Dakota was established in 1899 and is home to more than 10,000 residents today. Rosebud is a complicated place, where new projects designed to help residents on the reservation both enhance and sometimes de...

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Choctaw Nation Judicial Center opening a historical event

Choctaw Nation Judicial Center opening a historical event

May 10, 2019 | Choctaw Voices

Springtime has proven to be one of the busiest times of the year for us here at the Choctaw Nation. We have held numerous groundbreakings and ribbon cuttings for projects such as the Choctaw Country Market in Boswell, and the Choctaw Travel Plaza/Rustic Roast i...

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CPN Veterans report: April

CPN Veterans report: April

May 10, 2019 | CPN Veterans Report

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently reported, “At a congressional hearing VA Secretary Robert Wilkie announced that effective in April, it will provide priority disability benefits claims to process for the initial claims from discharged comb...

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From the Desk of Chief Chet Brooks - April

From the Desk of Chief Chet Brooks - April

May 10, 2019 | Delaware Tribe of Indians

Happy spring, Delaware Tribal Members. The Delaware Tribe of Indians extends thanks to the Cherokee Nation Businesses for their recent large contribution to our Elder Nutrition Program. Our program Director Ronda Williams received a check&nb...

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