TULSA – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is looking for another round of its award-winning staff at its second job fair on Saturday, May 8.
The Cherokee Nation Attorney General’s office this week filed one count of election fraud and one count of false personation against Lisa Cookson, of Tahlequah.
OKMULGEE — The Muscogee Nation announced a new brand identity on Tuesday that drops the "Creek" reference from its name that the tribe says can confuse the public.
Cherokee Nation Foundation announced Tuesday it is moving its highly sought-after Cherokee College Prep Institute to a virtual format for 2021.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Discovery Education, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration and the National Indian Education Association, has announced the launch of “Good Medicine Bundles,” a set of hands-on, standards-aligned resources for elementary and middle school students to addr…
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As the U.S. faces a reckoning over its history of racism, some Native American tribal nations that once owned slaves also are grappling with their own mistreatment of Black people.
One of the first projects of Wilma Mankiller's many years of service to the Cherokee Nation focused on bringing water to Cherokee communities.
The Center for Tribal Studies at Northeastern State University celebrated a rich tradition of educating Cherokee people during an annual event last week.
Four cyclists and two mentor riders from the Cherokee Nation will participate in the 2021 Remember the Removal Bike Ride this June, retracing an estimated 950 miles along the northern route of the Trail of Tears by bicycle.
Cherokee Nation leaders joined county commissioners from Muskogee and Cherokee Counties to cut the ribbon on a $6.3 million road and bridge project near Fort Gibson on Friday, April 23.
The Cherokee Nation continues to adapt to the U.S. Supreme Court’s McGirt decision, and its criminal justice system has taken on a significant amount of work since the ruling was handed down in 2020.
Members of the 2020-2021 Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council were sworn into office by Cherokee Nation Chief Justice Lee W. Paden during a virtual inauguration ceremony earlier this month.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Central Oklahoma Cherokee Alliance, a tribal community of Cherokee citizens living in the greater Oklahoma City area, will host a candidate forum for those seeking one of two at-large seats in the Cherokee Nation’s Tribal Council on Thursday, April 29, at 6 p.m.
BARON, Oklahoma — Cherokee Nation officials celebrated Earth Week with a visit to the Mid County Community Organization in Adair County on April 22, where new rooftop solar panels were installed as part of Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr.’s $30 million Housing, Jobs and Sustainable Communiti…
ROLAND — Become a part of an award-winning team and find a lasting career with Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland during its career fair on Tuesday, April 27.
Many of the governor’s claims about unprosecuted crimes and jurisdictional issues after the landmark court ruling are true. Some are partially true and others are outright false.
The Cherokee Nation Foundation has announced the scholarship recipients for the 2020-21 academic school year. The nonprofit organization is awarding nearly $228,000 to 20 high school graduates and 69 current university students.
The Cherokee Nation received two native bee houses from The Bee Conservancy organization this week through the organization's Sponsor-A-Hive program.
From our original homeland in eastern North America, Cherokees have moved all over the world. Wherever we go, our Cherokee identity goes with us. A new virtual event series aims to strengthen those bonds. The series, called "Cherokee: Wherever We Are," will bring Cherokees together from arou…
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society has announced the launch of the Native Financial Cents website at https://nfc.aises.org, an online resource center to help Native American youth and young adults build financial capability skills.
TULSA - The Cherokee Nation Film Office has partnered with the Native American Media Alliance to launch the inaugural Native American Writers Seminar.
STILWELL - Cherokee Nation citizen and Stilwell High School senior Mika Chuculate has been selected by "Frontline PBS" to be part of the "Year in Covid'' documentary, airing across the country on Monday, April 26.
TULSA – Tulsa architect and entrepreneur Cray Bauxmont-Flynn has launched Amatoya, a Tulsa-based Native American furniture design and manufacturing company.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill requiring the State Board of Education to collect information about a student’s tribal affiliation was signed into law by Gov. Stitt Tuesday.
Grand View School’s award-winning Cherokee Choir, under the direction of Choir and Cherokee language instructors Sara Sporer and Darlene Littledeer, recently competed virtually in the Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair.
For anyone who has joined the annual Symposium on the American Indian at Northeastern State University for nearly five decades, vivid images come to mind.
TULSA – Cherokee Nation Businesses has opened the doors to its new CNB Employee Health Center, a primary care clinic exclusively for employees and dependents enrolled in the tribal company’s medical plan.
The Cherokee Nation on Monday unveiled its first public, rural eco-friendly electric buses to transport employees and tribal citizens to work and tribal health centers, and its first electric school bus, which is the first of its kind in the state of Oklahoma.
This week we commemorate Earth Day. Cherokee Nation has always led by example in protecting the land, water and air that define our natural environment. Fundamental tenets of our Cherokee values and culture require that we maintain a balanced and harmonious relationship with our natural reso…
MUSKOGEE – Bacone College has announced its spring 2021 honorary graduate, Louis V. Headman, a Ponca elder. The college will confer an honorary doctorate of humane letters on Headman during commencement on campus on May 8.
TULSA - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is looking to expand its award-winning staff at its career fair on Tuesday, April 20, 2-6 p.m., inside the Sequoyah Convention Center.
Cherokee women tell their stories to a national audience and in the home. These stories are public as works of art, as private as passing skills on from mother to daughter.
Cherokee Nation Foundation is offering a free virtual ACT Boot Camp on Saturday, May 22, for Native American students preparing for the national exam. The course is designed for students in grades 10-12, with preference given to Cherokee Nation citizens.
DENVER — Native American students interested in attending college who are seeking a scholarship from the American Indian College Fund have an additional incentive to apply this year – the College Fund is offering $20 gift cards for every student that completes an application by April 30.
BELL, Oklahoma — Cherokee Nation leaders gathered with community members in Bell on Wednesday to celebrate the official signing of the Wilma P. Mankiller and Charlie Soap Water Act, new legislation proposed by Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and unanimously approved by the Council of the Ch…
WALLOWA, Oregon - Harris Sisters Collaborative and photographer Kyle La Mere are hosting a non-fungible tokens art exhibition and sale online, with a portion of all proceeds donated to Nez Perce Wallowa Homeland.
Several hundreds local criminal cases have now been dismissed due to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling of McGirt v. Oklahoma.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Oklahoma lacks jurisdiction over crimes on tribal reservations. If both the defendant and the victim are Native, federal authorities would have jurisdiction over felony cases, and tribes over misdemeanors.
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council passed the Wilma P. Mankiller and Charlie Soap Water Act during a regular meeting Monday, providing legislation for the tribe to conduct studies on barriers to Cherokee citizens within the reservation accessing adequate water systems.
The Cherokee Nation has received a clean audit opinion from an independent Certified Public Accounting firm for the tribe’s fiscal year 2020 financial statements, including the annual comprehensive budget and Cherokee Nation’s Respond, Recover and Rebuild COVID-19 relief initiatives through …
The art and history of the Cherokee Nation have shaped northeast Oklahoma for generations. Now we are undertaking a new public project that better connects our cultural, artistic and historic sites near our iconic Capitol Square in downtown Tahlequah. When completed this summer, the Cherokee…
Cherokee Nation has now administered more than 50,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as the tribe continues to find new ways to reach the public, including with mass vaccination events.
The Cherokee Nation presented more than $6.3 million to 107 school districts during the tribe’s annual Public School Appreciation Day held in a virtual format Wednesday. This year’s disbursement is the largest since the tribe began its annual contributions in 2002.
PARK HILL – With only an estimated 2,500 fluent Cherokee speakers worldwide, Cherokee Nation’s investment in the preservation and promotion of the Cherokee language has never been more important.
Protecting women and children has always been a core value for the Cherokee people. With the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), we will be able to do even more to ensure families are safe.
The Cherokee Nation is celebrating the life of Sequoyah and his influence as a cultural icon in a new exhibit at the Cherokee National History Museum, 101 S. Muskogee Ave.
This Week's Circulars
WELLING [mdash] age 67. Homemaker. Died May 4th in Tahlequah, OK. Graveside Services May 10th at 11:00am at White Oak Cemetery in Qualls, OK. Visitation May 9th from 1:00pm until 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TWIN OAKS [mdash] age 85. Sanitation Technician. Died May 5th Broken Arrow. Services May 11th at 2:00pm at Leach First Baptist Church. Interment Blackfox Cemetery. Visitation May 10th at 12:00pm wake at 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 79. Butcher. Died May 4th in Tahlequah, OK. Funeral Services May 10th at 11:00am at Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment at Caney Cemetery. Visitation May 7th from 1:00pm until 7:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 68. Sanitation Technician. Died April 30th in Tahlequah, OK. Funeral Services May 6th at 1:00pm at Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment at Hendricks Cemetery. Visitation May 5th from 12:00pm until 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
- Shooter captured; feds take custody
- UPDATE: Second shooting reported within 24 hours; suspect at large
- Shooting reported in Peggs; suspect on the lam
- Cherokee Nation AG's office charges Tahlequah woman with election fraud, false personation
- Some STDs on the rise in Cherokee County
- Church's move into theater causes concern
- Tahlequah to welcome carnival this month
- Sheriff releases more details on shootings; both suspects arrested
- Victim shot in Peggs; suspect on the lam
- Tahlequah city officials sworn in