The Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band and their attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons of Riggs Abney Law Firm will hold an informal meeting at noon Saturday, at Rudisill Library, 1520 N. Hartford, Tulsa, to discuss the recent developments of the Creek Freedmen Citizenship Federal Lawsuit filed by the organization and their attorneys on July 20 (MUSCOGEE CREEK INDIAN FREEDMEN BAND, INC. et al v. ZINKE et al). This meeting is free of charge and is open to the public.

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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, family, tribe, state and country.

Families looking for a fun, educational adventure for their children will enjoy free admission to each Cherokee Nation museum on Thursday, Oct. 18, and have the opportunity to participate in interactive activities such as make-and-take cultural art projects.

Northeastern State University Navajo historian and assistant professor Dr. Farina King has released her book, "The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Landscapes and Education in the Twentieth Century."


Rain didn't dampen the enthusiasm of the United Keetoowah Band of the Cherokee Indians on Saturday during the 68th annual celebration.

OKLAHOMA CITY - Ten artists from five tribes explore the past and present of Native American culture in a display available through Oct. 31 at Exhibit C Native Gallery & Gifts, 1 E. Sheridan in Bricktown.

Cherokee Nation Health Services is offering free flu vaccinations for Cherokee Nation citizens and their families, including non-Native family members living in the household.

The National Indian Health Board honored Dr. Charles Grim, executive director of Cherokee Nation Health Services, as an impact leader for the Oklahoma City area during an awards banquet Wednesday.

Four Cherokee Nation citizens were honored at the AARP 10th Annual Indian Elder Honors banquet Tuesday at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.

The Indian Women's Pocahontas Club will host its annual tribute to Will Rogers, Saturday, Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. The Wreath Laying Ceremony by the Pocahontas Club will begin at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in the rotunda. The ceremony begins with the club members, dressed in their Cherokee te…

The Cherokee Heritage Center is hosting its annual SevenStar Gala on Oct. 20 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians invites its members and the public to take part in the 68th Annual Keetoowah Celebration on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6.


It was a windy day at the site of Cherokee Nation's new casino Monday, but Principal Chief Bill John Baker said the breeze was due to more than just mother nature.

On Monday, Oct. 8, the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of Oklahoma, in cooperation with Northeastern State University's Center for Tribal Studies, Cherokee Nation, United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians and the city of Tahlequah, will host the second Indigenous People's Day celebration comple…

Cherokee Nation has always revered and honored our Cherokee warriors, the brave men and women willing to fight for our nation and our freedom. It's part of our value system and way of life.

Cherokee Nation is nearing a construction milestone at the new Cherokee Casino Tahlequah in Cherokee Springs Plaza. A topping out ceremony will be held Monday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. to celebrate the placing of the final beam.

Up on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., a House resolution is in committee, waiting for an OK to be sent back for a possible vote on the chamber floor.

BRIGGS - Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Speaker Joe Byrd recently paid a visit to Briggs School and made a $2,500 donation to the band. The music program is growing exponentially, with a record 72 enrolled in band this year.

Two Enid area polls reveal a majority of residents favor a casino offering Class 2 and Class 3 Vegas-style electronic games along with blackjack, poker, and ball and dice games, according to the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians tribe.

The Cherokee Nation is passing down traditional music and the Cherokee language to its youth through the Cherokee National Youth Choir, which includes about 40 Cherokee students using their voices to preserve the heritage and culture of the tribe. 

TULSA - The 13th annual Cherokee Art Market, featuring more than 150 elite Native American artists from across the nation, returns to Tulsa Oct. 13-14 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

Cherokee Nation is the first tribal government in America to organize a conservation area to protect an endangered species, the American Burying Beetle. We collaborated with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to designate land at the National Cherokee Nation Park, located on Sallisaw Creek i…

Cherokee Nation's Behavioral Health HERO Project was recently recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for their work in suicide prevention and children's mental health awareness.

The Environmental Protection Agency Region 6 and Cherokee Nation will host the Tribal Children's Environmental Health Symposium at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 777 W. Cherokee St. in Catoosa, on Oct. 16-18.

The Cherokee Nation sent an eight-man special operations water rescue team, boats, ATVs and its new search and rescue truck to North Carolina Thursday to help with potential relief efforts from Hurricane Florence rainfall.

Cherokee Nation is accepting applications for the 2019 Remember the Removal Bike Ride, which follows the northern route of the Trail of Tears over a span of three weeks.

Cherokee Nation citizens 60 years of age and older are invited to participate in the Fourth Annual Cherokee Nation Elders Summit, taking place Sept. 25-26 in Tahlequah and Claremore.

BRANSON, Mo. - Three Cherokee National Treasures are demonstrating traditional Cherokee crafts during the opening weeks of Silver Dollar City's National Crafts & Cowboy Festival, Sept. 12-30, in Branson, Missouri.

WASHINGTON - The National Park Service recently announced $986,691 in Tribal Heritage Grants to support cultural and historic preservation projects that protect and promote the unique heritage and traditions of America's native cultures. Four Oklahoma tribes were recipients.

WASHINGTON - Wednesday, the House unanimously passed H.R. 2606, the Stigler Act Amendments of 2018. The legislation would allow land held by the Five Tribes - the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek), and Seminole Nations - to remain restricted, even if the heir to the land has les…

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 Hotel & Casino Tulsa, ensure Cherokee Nation is ab…

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