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Building up young women for success

Building up young women for success

May 24, 2022 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, “Man Enough to be a Girl Scout.” That is the call to action, which I proudly support, for the Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma’s annual campaign encouraging men of our community to uplift young women in all areas that make Girl Scout...

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Chief Chat: Creating more opportunities to learn Native History

Chief Chat: Creating more opportunities to learn Native History

December 6, 2021 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, Recently, I joined students, teachers and school leaders at Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa to raise the Cherokee Nation flag over the campus for the first time. Going forward, it will fly every day next to the Oklahoma and American flags. It j...

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Renewed gaming compacts ensure a brighter future for Oklahoma

Renewed gaming compacts ensure a brighter future for Oklahoma

August 17, 2020 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, Recently the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma affirmed what Oklahoma tribal nations have known from the beginning – on January 1, 2020, our gaming compacts with the state of Oklahoma automatically renewed for another 15 ...

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Why I Support State Question 802 Medicaid Expansion

Why I Support State Question 802 Medicaid Expansion

June 3, 2020 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, On June 30, voters will make a big decision about the future of health care in Oklahoma. State Question 802 would have a $27 million economic impact on Cherokee Nation Health Services.  That money would go to support good jobs for health care profes...

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By sharing, we multiply our blessings

By sharing, we multiply our blessings

May 6, 2020 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, For many first responders, securing protective masks has been difficult due to low supplies and high demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cherokee Nation and Cherokee Nation Businesses mobilized to address those needs. Today we are proud to be supply...

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Finding hope and facing hard truths about COVID-19

Finding hope and facing hard truths about COVID-19

April 13, 2020 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, As we face this ongoing crisis, I feel fortunate to be part of our strong Cherokee Nation team. Every day I am surrounded by people making a difference. Our frontline health care workers and first responders, our caregivers and social services provid...

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Safety and health are priority for Cherokee Nation

Safety and health are priority for Cherokee Nation

March 19, 2020 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, Just a short time ago, I and most Cherokees were focused on the plans and activities of everyday life. We could take so much for granted as we enjoyed community gatherings, spent time with colleagues, friends, and family, and moved around our social spac...

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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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