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Road to Tokyo: The Healing Factor

Road to Tokyo: The Healing Factor

February 25, 2020 | Billy Mills

Coach Thompson and I are having a brief meeting. It is a sunny morning with a forecast of 72° by mid-afternoon. I have just finished an incredible workout. The golf course is closed today so I did what I call “tee to greens”: Sprinting from the ...

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Cherokee Nation heirloom seeds bound for global seed vault

Cherokee Nation heirloom seeds bound for global seed vault

February 25, 2020 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, For generations, the Cherokee people have planted and harvested crops to nourish our families. Agricultural maintenance and crop cultivation were essential parts of our lives well before Europeans set foot on this continent. Corn, beans, and squash have ...

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We are historic builders, of quality structure and quality lives

We are historic builders, of quality structure and quality lives

February 25, 2020 | Chickasaw Nation - Monthly Message

The beginning of the new year offers us time to reflect on the past and make plans for a bright future for ourselves and our families.  The beginning of this new decade also allows us time to review our tribal accomplishments and to look over our Chickasaw...

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Cherokee Nation Film Office: One year and going strong

Cherokee Nation Film Office: One year and going strong

February 20, 2020 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, When we first made the leap of opening the Cherokee Nation Film Office, we often heard, “Why should Cherokee Nation get involved in this?” To that I say, “Why not us?” Now celebrating its first full year of successful operation, C...

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Tribal-state collaboration makes us stronger

Tribal-state collaboration makes us stronger

February 10, 2020 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo,In my years of service to the Cherokee Nation, I have seen how powerful it can be when our tribal nation and the state of Oklahoma maintain a stable and positive partnership. The Cherokee Nation’s economic impact in our state – almos...

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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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