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Assessing the future of hemp and cannabis

Assessing the future of hemp and cannabis

February 10, 2020 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, The way that our society views hemp and cannabis is evolving, with many questions yet to be answered in the public’s mind. Some Cherokee Nation citizens have called on the Cherokee Nation to immediately hop on board, while others feel that we shoul...

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PRO TIPS FOR SUBMITTING A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

PRO TIPS FOR SUBMITTING A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

February 10, 2020 | Partnership with Native Americans

The start of a new year can be an incredibly busy time for students. January and February are typically when graduating high school seniors are applying to colleges and determining the type of financial support they’re able to receive for post-secondary e...

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CPN Veterans report: January 2020

CPN Veterans report: January 2020

January 30, 2020 | CPN Veterans Report

Bozho(Hello), First things first, the CPN Veterans Organization had one of the best Christmas/Thanksgiving dinners that we have had in several years. We had 52 people attend; the food was great, and the fellowship was the best. We had two special presentations ...

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Road to Tokyo: Training with Coach Thompson

Road to Tokyo: Training with Coach Thompson

January 28, 2020 | Billy Mills

It is the 1st of March 1964 and I have been training at Camp Pendleton for a mere 10 days. Coach Thompson and I are having our first in-depth goal-setting meeting. Coach asked me what my goals between now and the Olympic Games were. Somewhat surprised, I though...

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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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