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Chahta Ohoyo Celebrated During Womens History Month

Chahta Ohoyo Celebrated During Womens History Month

April 2, 2019 | Choctaw Voices

March is National Women’s History Month in America. The Choctaw Nation has a rich history, filled with powerful Chahta ohoyos, who have helped shape the Choctaw Nation into what it is today. Throughout our history, the Choctaw people have held women in hi...

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CPN Veterans Report - March

CPN Veterans Report - March

April 2, 2019 | CPN Veterans Report

Bozho(Hello), I wish I had received this information back in December before we had our snow and ice storm. However, winter is not over, and we have a chance of more before spring is here. Cold can cause extra strain on your heart, and ...

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Lumbee woman Alexis Jones wins Golden Ticket on American Idol

Lumbee woman Alexis Jones wins Golden Ticket on American Idol

March 27, 2019 | Corinne Oestreich

If you haven't been following American Idol this year, it might be time to start. The University of North Carolina senior Alexis Jones who also happened to be Lumbee was given a Golden Ticket after her stunning renditions of “Spotlight” by Jennifer ...

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Cherokee Graduates Can Share Tribal Pride Through New Stole Program

Cherokee Graduates Can Share Tribal Pride Through New Stole Program

March 26, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Notes From The Chief

Osiyo -  A new program will allow Cherokee Nation citizens graduating from college the opportunity to show their tribal pride. The Cherokee Nation Stole Program, administered by Cherokee Nation’s College Resource Center, offers graduates a special ho...

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 World Water Day: Water Scarcity for Indigenous Peoples

World Water Day: Water Scarcity for Indigenous Peoples

March 20, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

World Water Day was established to recognize the importance of fresh, drinkable water around the world. With so many communities – including entire countries – without a reliable source of water, this year’s theme of “leaving no one...

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180th Anniversary It Is A Time To Reflect And Look Forward

180th Anniversary It Is A Time To Reflect And Look Forward

March 19, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Notes From The Chief

Osiyo - On March 24 we commemorate the 180th anniversary of the end of the infamous Trail of Tears with a National Day of Remembrance. On this day in 1839, the last detachment of our ancestors’ forced removal from their homelands in the southeast reg...

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CPN Veterans Report - February

CPN Veterans Report - February

March 15, 2019 | CPN Veterans Report

Bozho (Hello), According to a recent release from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the VA is partnering with the American Physical Therapy Association to support veterans by providing new physical therapy resources. “The partne...

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From OIGA Chairman David J. Qualls

From OIGA Chairman David J. Qualls

March 15, 2019 | Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

  It’s been a busy winter for Tribal Gaming in Oklahoma. Across the state, casinos have been ramped up to handle the increased foot traffic and revenues associated with the addition of ball and dice games in August 2018. The staff and board here at ...

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Sovereign Rights At Stake In ICWA Case

Sovereign Rights At Stake In ICWA Case

March 12, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Notes From The Chief

Osiyo - Native children are removed from their homes at a higher rate than most of their peers. Nonetheless, in the recent Texas v. Bernhardt case, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the Indian Child Welfare Act is unconstitutional because...

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GRADUATES REFLECT ON 4D STRONG NATIVE WOMEN PROGRAM

GRADUATES REFLECT ON 4D STRONG NATIVE WOMEN PROGRAM

March 12, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Leadership is an integral part of strong, self-sufficient Native American communities. It takes a committed, compassionate and connected leader to help change a community for the better, and that’s exactly what our inaugural 4D Strong Native Women cohort ...

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Mni Ki: Wakan Water Is Sacred

Mni Ki: Wakan Water Is Sacred

March 8, 2019 | Wakinyan Skye LaPointe

The growing global water crisis is prompting many world leaders and organizations to respond through a myriad of top-down approaches. Consequently, Indigenous Peoples are often left out of leading global forums and dialogues on water—yet they are often th...

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Celebrating Strong Cherokee Women

Celebrating Strong Cherokee Women

March 6, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Notes From The Chief

Osiyo - During March we celebrate Women’s History Month, honoring the enormous contributions Cherokee women have made throughout our history. From Isabel Cobb, the first female physician in Indian Territory, to Mary Golda Ross, a NASA aerospace engin...

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