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Investing in Education, Investing in the Future

Investing in Education, Investing in the Future

January 29, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

In the Cherokee Nation, education is the foundation of our success. That has been true for generations. Even prior to our removal to Indian Territory, education was critical. Renowned statesman Sequoyah invented a written syllabary, which enabled better communi...

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Reforming Johnson-O’Malley Can Change Lives

Reforming Johnson-O’Malley Can Change Lives

January 22, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

The Johnson-O’Malley Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act, recently signed into law, requires the U.S. Department of the Interior to update the count of Native American students eligible for the JOM program annually. The bill will estab...

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Notes From The Chief - 1/11/19

Notes From The Chief - 1/11/19

January 21, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - It was a historic day in December when we celebrated the final removal of more than 10,000 tons of nuclear waste that have plagued Sequoyah County and its citizens for decades. More than 500 semitractor loads removed the dangerous substances from t...

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CN Angel Project: A Brighter Day For Children In Need

CN Angel Project: A Brighter Day For Children In Need

December 14, 2018 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - All children deserve the joy of a bountiful Christmas morning and the experience of tearing open a gift especially selected and wrapped for them. As a father, grandfather and now great-grandfather, it is a tradition I never grow tired of watch...

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Saving Our Cherokee Language by Identifying Fluent Speakers

Saving Our Cherokee Language by Identifying Fluent Speakers

December 13, 2018 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Cherokee Nation is embarking on a huge undertaking: surveying our citizens for an accurate number of fluent Cherokee speakers. Knowing our baseline number of speakers is essential as we continue our aggressive work in Cherokee language revitalization. As of to...

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Remembering the Service of Cherokee Code Talkers

Remembering the Service of Cherokee Code Talkers

November 12, 2018 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

We just concluded elections across Oklahoma and the United States. Being able to vote and participate in the electoral process is a critical part of our democracy. At Cherokee Nation, we are adamant about honoring and paying respects to those who have fought f...

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College Housing Program Helps Cherokees Fulfill Educational Dreams

College Housing Program Helps Cherokees Fulfill Educational Dreams

October 22, 2018 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

More Cherokees are in college than ever before, and much of the credit for that goes to Cherokee Nation scholarships. This fall we assisted more than 5,000 tribal citizens with fulfilling their dream of earning of an undergraduate degree. Cherokee Nation staff ...

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Honoring and Respecting Our Elders

Honoring and Respecting Our Elders

October 10, 2018 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

AARP has a mission to provide information, advocacy, and service to its members, and the Oklahoma chapter for the past decade has been recognizing distinguished tribal elders for their lifetime of work. These citizens have positively influenced their community...

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Notes from the Chief - September 10th

Notes from the Chief - September 10th

September 13, 2018 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - Cherokee Nation Entertainment remains the regional leader in entertainment and hospitality, and our efforts continue to evolve, expand and improve. Bigger and better options at our tribal casinos, including the tribe’s flagship Hard Rock...

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Notes from the Chief - August 20th

Notes from the Chief - August 20th

August 20, 2018 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Legal and law enforcement partnerships ensure safer Cherokee communities Recently, Cherokee Nation hosted a special group of legal experts from across America. Almost 40 U.S. attorneys gathered in northeast Oklahoma for part of a two-day educational forum. ...

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Notes from the Chief - August 9th

Notes from the Chief - August 9th

August 9, 2018 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - Each Labor Day weekend, the Cherokee Nation capital city of Tahlequah bustles with more than 100,000 visitors, and in 2018 we plan to have the biggest and best Cherokee National Holiday ever. This will be our 66th annual homecoming celebration,...

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