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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.

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The Center for Tribal Studies at Northeastern State University celebrated a rich tradition of educating Cherokee people during an annual event last week.

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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.


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.


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.

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.


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.


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.

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.

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.

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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…

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Anyone who has tried to learn a second language soon realizes irregular verbs are one of the greatest challenges.

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.

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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 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…

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