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Notes From the Chief - August 3rd

Notes From the Chief - August 3rd

August 3, 2018 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - Across America at least 95 percent of people incarcerated in state prisons will be released back into their communities at some point. Successful transitions are challenging, as reintegrating into life on the outside is hard for all parties...

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Notes from the Chief - July 26, 2018

Notes from the Chief - July 26, 2018

July 31, 2018 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - The Cherokee Nation recently acquired more than 60 acres of land in Delaware County. The site is one of the historic endpoints of the Trail of Tears, which is especially significant in 2018 as we commemorate the 180th anniversary of the forced ...

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Notes From The Chief 09.19.2016

Notes From The Chief 09.19.2016

September 22, 2016 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

 Osiyo -  Almost a billion dollars will be invested in the coming year to improve Cherokee lives. The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council passed a historic $934.2 million budget allocation for fiscal year 2017, the largest comprehensive budget in the h...

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Notes From The Chief

Notes From The Chief

August 31, 2016 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - Cherokee Nation Businesses’ annual year-end audit shows the tribe’s economic development arm ended another fiscal year with record revenues. The company’s revenues grew by $96 million year over year, with revenues topping $925...

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Notes From The Chief 08-18-16

Notes From The Chief 08-18-16

August 18, 2016 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - It is my favorite weekend of the year.  Labor Day weekend always means it is time for Cherokee National Holiday. The 64th annual event, which runs Sept. 2-4 in Tahlequah, will again draw a crowd of more than 100,000 visitors to our capital city...

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Notes From The Chief 08-08-16

Notes From The Chief 08-08-16

August 8, 2016 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo -  Oklahoma’s small-business community represents an important part of our state’s ability to generate wealth and drive our economy. According to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, Oklahoma consistently ranks among the top states in...

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Notes From the Chief 07/05/16

Notes From the Chief 07/05/16

July 5, 2016 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - From July 11-14, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development will host its regional Reservation Economic Summit at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Cherokee Nation is honored to sponsor and host the annual RES conferen...

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More Foster Parents Needed for Cherokee Children

More Foster Parents Needed for Cherokee Children

June 22, 2016 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - The work of our Cherokee foster parents, child welfare workers and advocates is near and dear to my heart. It is an issue that deserves our daily attention. Cherokee people have always believed our children are sacred and their care is a shared resp...

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Notes From the Chief 05/17/2016

Notes From the Chief 05/17/2016

May 18, 2016 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - At Cherokee Nation we are focused on promoting the best outcomes for our children and families, so we’ve launched a new initiative, the Cherokee Nation Cabinet for Children and Families. The goal of the cabinet is to provide the best poss...

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Notes From The Chief 04-18-16

Notes From The Chief 04-18-16

April 25, 2016 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - Cherokee artisans are some of the most talented in Oklahoma and across all of Indian Country. They preserve our culture and heritage through their work across various mediums. It’s critical for us as Indian people to ensure Indian art is ...

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Notes From The Chief 04-06-16

Notes From The Chief 04-06-16

April 6, 2016 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - Access to a safe home is critical to make people feel secure.  It improves health and raises hope for a prosperous future. I have seen the way homeownership can positively affect a family, including children who have a secure environment. T...

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Notes From The Chief 03-31-16

Notes From The Chief 03-31-16

March 31, 2016 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo - Pursuing higher education is a financial challenge in this day and age, especially with rising costs and education budget cuts in Oklahoma. However, a new matching program for scholarship endowments from the Cherokee Nation Foundation will create ne...

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