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The Oklahoma Historical Society Research Division staff recently completed a searchable database of Dawes Commission townsite records, and it is now available free online, www.okhistory.org/research/townsite-dawes.

We just concluded elections across Oklahoma and the United States. Being able to vote and participate in the electoral process is a critical part of our democracy.

In preparation for a new museum exhibit, Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism is asking the public to share photos and stories of where their Cherokee Nation flag has flown.

Oklahoma is the ninth-fattest state in the U.S., with adults and children ranked sixth and 14th in obesity, respectively, according to WalletHub’s 2018’s Fattest States in America report.

TULSA - The Cherokee Nation honored hundreds of Native-owned businesses during the tribe's 11th Annual TERO Certified Indian Owned Business Awards Banquet Thursday night at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

Registration is still available for the Cherokee Heritage Center's traditional tear dress class on Nov. 17, led by Cherokee National Treasure Tonia Hogner-Weavel.

November is a special and sacred time in the Cherokee Nation and all across Indian Country. Annually, November is the month we set aside to celebrate and recognize Native American Heritage. It is also the month we honor military heroes and our service veterans.


Since the Cherokee Nation began construction on its new casino in March at the Cherokee Springs Plaza, local residents have expressed concern that the process might have disrupted area wildlife and culturally significant areas.

Registration is still available for the Cherokee Heritage Center's traditional Cherokee tear dress class on Nov. 17, led by Cherokee National Treasure Tonia Hogner-Weavel.

Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions, a subsidiary of Cherokee Nation Businesses, is providing enhanced emergency communications services to parts of Tennessee and Kentucky through the Emergency Communications Center at Fort Campbell.

Although the Cherokee Nation is the largest Native American tribe in the U.S., it is not the only Cherokee tribe here. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and United Keetoowah Tribe of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma also have official federal recognition.


The Cherokee Heritage Center hosted the Cherokee Heritage Festival Thursday and Friday, during which it saw more than 1,200 students converge on the site to learn about life throughout tribal history.

Cherokee Nation hosts its veterans' program Friday, Nov. 9, at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center in Tahlequah in honor of Veterans Day.


A sea of orange washed through the Cherokee Nation Peace Pavilion in Tahlequah Wednesday, as officials from Oklahoma State University and the Cherokee Nation announced a partnership establishing the country's first college of medicine to be located at a tribal health facility.


In an opinion handed down Tuesday, the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court has reversed a decision on Principal Chief Bill John Baker’s eligibility for re-election, saying he cannot do so.

Cherokee Nation leaders presented Zion School with a $4,000 donation in May to help furnish equipment for a new physical education facility. The donation was made from the tribe's special projects budget, which helps Cherokee Nation help community partners on projects benefiting Cherokees an…

The Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma State University have entered into an historic partnership that is expected to improve the health of rural Oklahomans and revolutionize the way health care is delivered.

TULSA - Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs, a subsidiary of Cherokee Nation Businesses, recently joined the U.S. Marine Corps in its effort to detect, track, identify and defeat the possible use of unmanned aerial systems by counterforces.

The Cherokee Nation provided a major boost to local governments, schools, community organizations, churches and more with the more than $568,000 in total donations from the tribe's special projects budget in fiscal year 2018.

After rumors began to circulate last week on social media about an alleged federal probe into one or more Cherokee Nation employees, tribal officials issued a statement saying they do not comment on personnel matters or ongoing investigations.

TULSA - Navajo artist Eugene Tapahe received the Best of Show award for "Never Forget Standing for Unity" at the 13th annual Cherokee Art Market at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

The Oklahoma Drug and Alcohol Professional Counseling Association recently recognized Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health employee Coleman Cox as Prevention Specialist of the Year.

TULSA â€" The Oklahoma Tribal Gaming Regulators Association will honor Jamie Hummingbird, director of the Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission, with the OTGRA 2018 Champion of Indian Gaming Regulation Award.

A quarrel between President Donald Trump and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has garnered an increasing amount of attention in recent days, as Warren released DNA test results in response to Trump's criticism about the senator stating she was part Native American.

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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