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Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. signed an official proclamation declaring Oct. 15 as "Sequoyah Day" during a small gathering Oct. 12 at the Sequoyah's Cabin Museum in Sequoyah County with members of his cabinet, the Council of the Cherokee Nation, and the Cherokee Nation Language Department…

Not very long ago, Native Americans were hard to find in the film industry. Even when a Native character appeared on screen, they were often portrayed by actors who did not come from Native communities. With some notable exceptions, Native writers, directors and other creative talent were ev…

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In honor of Sequoyah and this year’s bicentennial celebration of the Cherokee syllabary, Cherokee Nation has become the first Native American tribal nation to use motion and facial capture technology to help preserve and promote an Indigenous language.

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Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. said during a Tribal Council meeting Tuesday that the Cherokee Nation will continue its efforts to seek damages against companies in the opioid industry.


OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma counties and municipalities have begun entering into new intergovernmental agreements and working with their tribal neighbors following last year’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and tribal leaders said they’re hopeful state officials will soon be willing to do …

The Cherokee Nation Registration Office is extending its closure of in-person services through October and will reopen to the public on Nov. 1 to allow staff to continue to focus on clearing a backlog of thousands of pending citizenship applications.


Cherokee Nation Attorney General Sara Hill gave an update on court dealings to the CN Tribal Council on Thursday, during a Rules Committee meeting.

VINITA -- Officials with Cherokee Nation and its businesses joined leaders from the city of Vinita today to unveil plans for the tribe's future cultural tourism destination located in Craig County.

DURANT, OK - The Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority is giving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine "booster dose" to those authorized to receive it by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


After more than four years since the Cherokee Nation filed a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies, claiming the distributors failed to prevent the flow of illegally prescribed opioids into Indian Country, the tribe and three companies announced a settlement Tuesday.

Cherokees have long known the first years of any child's life should be spent in a nurturing and enriching environment to build the best possible foundation for their whole life to come. Our collective future is being written today by investments we make in our youngest children. That's why …


The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council confirmed the largest budget in its history during a regular meeting Monday.

PAWNEE -- The Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will celebrate the lives of Major Gordon W. "Pawnee Bill" Lillie and his wife May Lillie and their famous Wild West Shows with a one-day festival on Sept. 18.

To grow the economy across the Cherokee Nation Reservation, we must be forward thinking, collaborative and willing to work across borders. As the largest tribe in the U.S., we have unique opportunities to grow prosperity for our citizens. We also need the support of our neighbors, because we…


ROSE -- Skilled in gathering and weaving natural materials and dyes, Cherokee National Treasure Bessie Russell is widely known for creating authentic, handcrafted Cherokee baskets.

The Oklahoma Tribal Conservation Advisory Council and the Oklahoma leadership for the agencies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, hosted a "Nation to Nation" tribal virtual consultation meeting on Aug. 17.

Oklahoma has a rich legacy of innovation and success in the aerospace industry. Cherokee Nation citizen Will Rogers was one of its earliest promoters almost 100 years ago. Today, aerospace and aviation continue to help propel the Oklahoma economy, and Cherokee Nation plays a key role in this…

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