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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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Supporting state and federal efforts to address MMIW

Supporting state and federal efforts to address MMIW

December 6, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, MMIW stands for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. For too many Native women, violence is an ever-present threat. Murder is the third leading cause of death among American Indian and Alaska Native women, according to the Centers for Disease Control a...

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Honoring Native American Heritage Month in Oklahoma

Honoring Native American Heritage Month in Oklahoma

November 21, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, November is a significant time for the Cherokee Nation and other tribal nations across the United States. This is the time that we commemorate Native American Heritage Month. Long before there was the United States, Native people on this continent we...

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Bringing Life to the First Lady’s Vision

Bringing Life to the First Lady’s Vision

October 31, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

As Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, I know that when we work together as a family and community, we are stronger. That’s why I’m proud to share the work our First Lady, January Hoskin, is doing to improve the lives of Cherokee people acr...

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Home Improvement Investment will help hundreds of Cherokee families

Home Improvement Investment will help hundreds of Cherokee families

October 31, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, The Cherokee Nation has a wonderful housing program and an award-winning housing authority. However, the backlog to repair Cherokee homes has grown over the years, and many of those in need are elderly citizens or Cherokees who live with a disability. Th...

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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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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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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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