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Investing in language revitalization and Cherokee Nation’s future

Investing in language revitalization and Cherokee Nation’s future

October 22, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Siyo, Recently, we announced a historic $16 million investment to expand Cherokee Nation’s language initiatives. It is the largest infusion of resources in the history of the Cherokee Nation to preserve and revitalize the Cherokee language. Sadly, our lan...

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WINTER ON THE RESERVATION: WOULD YOU CHOOSE TO HEAT OR EAT?

WINTER ON THE RESERVATION: WOULD YOU CHOOSE TO HEAT OR EAT?

October 22, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Late October marks the return of cold weather, awakening us to early morning chills, frost on our windows and in some regions the first snowfall of the season. Cooler temperatures are manageable, and often enjoyable, for the average person in the average home, ...

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Addressing food insecurity in northeast Oklahoma

Addressing food insecurity in northeast Oklahoma

October 15, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, Many of us are lucky enough that we do not have to worry about where our next meal will come from. Unfortunately, not everyone is so blessed. That is why Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma food banks and other organizations across the state are building partnersh...

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RECOGNIZING NATIONAL ANIMAL SAFETY AND PROTECTION MONTH

RECOGNIZING NATIONAL ANIMAL SAFETY AND PROTECTION MONTH

October 15, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

October is National Animal Safety and Protection Month — a time to recognize the important measures that should be taken in order to protect animals and pets. It’s also a time to support organizations with a mission to take care of animals...

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PWNA PARTNERS WITH LEGENDARY ACTOR WES STUDI

PWNA PARTNERS WITH LEGENDARY ACTOR WES STUDI

October 10, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Last week, PWNA announced a new partnership with award-winning actor Wes Studi during a press conference at the third annual Native American Cultural Celebration hosted by the Museum of Native American History in Bentonville, Arkansas. With ...

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RECOGNIZING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

RECOGNIZING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

October 4, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

The controversy around Columbus Day has come to light in the past few years, and people are starting to question why we celebrate it at all. Originally, the holiday was meant to recognize the achievements of Christopher Columbus in his “discover...

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Road to Tokyo: Troubles away from the track

Road to Tokyo: Troubles away from the track

September 30, 2019 | Billy Mills

As we prepare for next year’s Olympic Games and Billy Mills' return to Tokyo, where it all began, we are excited to introduce a new series, Road to Tokyo. Each month until the Games begin, Billy will share never-before-heard stories from his tim...

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New Secretary of Veterans Affairs advocates for warriors

New Secretary of Veterans Affairs advocates for warriors

September 26, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, As Cherokee people, we have always respected our warriors – people willing to fight for us, for our values and for our way of life. Under my administration, I assure you we will continue to hold the brave men and women who serve our country in the ...

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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF FEATHERS IN NATIVE CULTURES

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF FEATHERS IN NATIVE CULTURES

September 26, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Feathers are a prominent symbol of the culture and history of Native Americans. Some of the most noteworthy achievements in the life of a Sioux citizen are those in which his family honors him for the things he has done. In the Sioux tribes and many other tribe...

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