Is Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) really Native American? Her campaign says DNA results prove she is.
The Northern Cherokee Nation isn't considered legitimate but federal contracting officials apparently don't care.
Brandon Hobson is among the five finalists for National Book Award in fiction.
As Cherokees, our elders remain the foundation of our families and communities.
A federal judge's decision to strike down the Indian Child Welfare Act continues to draw strong reactions.
Tribes are preparing for a big battle after a federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act in a case many believe is headed to the Supreme Court.
Tribes across the nation, advocates for Native women and a bipartisan group of former federal prosecutors are taking a stand in one of the most consequential Supreme Court cases in recent history.
Cherokee Nation has always revered and honored our Cherokee warriors, the brave men and women willing to fight for our nation and our freedom.
Two Native authors, including one who has won widespread praise for his debut work, are among the finalists for the National Book Award.
Indian Country saw a busy day on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers passing four bills as tribal leaders discussed major issues and controversies.
From ancient traditions to forced removal and assimilation to survival and to self-determination, the Cherokee Nation’s strong sense of identity and governance are undeniable.
Voters in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District will make a historic choice this November, with two Cherokee citizens on the ballot.
Generations of government assimilation programs left Native Americans 'robbed of the ability to speak our own language,' one advocate said.
As we honor our heritage and culture, we know Cherokee National Holiday is about coming home for many attendees.
Mary Golda Ross, the great-great granddaughter of a Cherokee chief, was the first Native woman to work as an aerospace engineer.
A criminal indictment of a fellow lawmaker is putting Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, back in the news.
Another Native woman is making history after winning her primary for a U.S. Congress seat in Kansas.
The entirety of this land was once ours, and it is a joy to return one piece of land to the Cherokee people.
Kevin Stitt could make history as Oklahoma's first Native American governor.
The Cherokee Nation is protecting a historic site from development and rebuilding its land base in Oklahoma.
The Cherokee Nation looks forward to working with Tara Sweeney on issues important to Indian Country.
Native women suffer from violent crime at some of the highest rates in the United States.
The Cherokee Nation has fired a nurse who broke protocol by reusing syringes at an Indian Health Service facility in Oklahoma.
Each summer, a group of young Cherokees team up and retrace on bicycle the Trail of Tears, our ancestors' removal route from our homelands in the east.
The Cherokee Nation is reducing hepatitis C among its citizens, reporting a 90 percent cure rate for those testing positive.
At Cherokee Nation, we strive to ensure every Indian child in our 14-county service area receives the educational opportunities they deserve.
Dragging Canoe led the Indigenous forces and almost wiped out the first white settlement in Middle Tennessee.
The Cherokee Nation has promoted one of its own to lead the tribe's growing health enterprise.
What started off as a single lawsuit has turned into a full-blown movement in Indian Country against the opioid industry.
Being a head coach in the NFL demands more than just teaching the X’s and O’s of the game.
The Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians are again collaborating for the fifth annual Cherokee Days
The strength of the Cherokee Nation resides in our people.
As the Chief of the Cherokee Nation and the son of public schoolteachers, it has troubled me to see the inaction at the state level as teachers across our great state struggle.
Hollywood isn't a place where Native Americans will find a lot of opportunities but some signs of change were seen during the industry's biggest night of the year.
Is it a record year for Native women running for Congress? It sure looks to be so.
With so many people visiting the tribal complex each year, the new court space should alleviate congestion for both employees and tribal citizens.
Cherokee Nation Health Services offers our citizens some of the best care available in Indian Country.
Preserving the Cherokee language is preserving Cherokee identity, as the heritage and traditions of the tribe are rooted in our language.
Mary Kathryn Nagle, an attorney and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has won a $50,000 United States Artists Award.
A new play by Mary Kathryn Nagle, an attorney and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, shares an intensely personal story.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a remarkable advocate for equality for all people of color in America, including Indian Country.
The Cherokee Nation is attempting to hold the pharmaceutical industry accountable for the opioid epidemic in northeastern Oklahoma but the tribe's lawsuit may never get off the ground.
We have embraced ideas that look to the future and how we can be better stewards for our children and for the earth.
For the future of the Cherokee Nation, one of the most important things we can do for our youth is ensure we provide ample opportunities for them to grow mentally and physically in a safe and nurturing environment.
As Cherokees, we respect and admire any man or woman who has donned a uniform and made sacrifices to defend America’s freedoms.
Last year, the Cherokee Nation had a financial impact of more than $2 billion in our great state of Oklahoma.
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is taking testimony on three tribal bills, including one of significant interest in Oklahoma.
The Cherokee Nation has sent eight veterans who fought in three wars to Washington, D.C., on its fourth annual Cherokee Warrior Flight.
The Indian Health Service remains woefully underfunded but taxpayers have been footing the costs of Secretary Tom Price's private jet travel.
The Cherokee Nation is proud to provide additional financial assistance to public schools in northeast Oklahoma, especially during this era of declining budgets across the state.
The new leader of the Department of Health and Human Services is in Oklahoma this week to meet with tribes and learn more about their health care efforts.
Cherokee baseball player Koda Glover is out for the rest of the season, only a year after making his debut with the Washington Nationals.
A landmark decision offers opportunity for healing between descendants of slaveholders and slaves, Jenni Monet writes on YES! Magazine.
As the Cherokee Freedmen celebrate a long-overdue court victory, Alaina Roberts reflects on the struggle over blood and belonging in tribal communities.
Chief Bill John Baker welcomed the descendants of former slaves within the Cherokee Nation, noting their ancestors were also forced to walk the Trail of Tears.
The descendants of former slaves held within the Cherokee Nation are entitled to tribal citizenship, a federal judge has ruled.
A fervent supporter of President Donald Trump is drawing attention on social media and in news outlets for his bizarre and unfounded claims about the origins of slavery in America.
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker invites all to celebrate the tribe's people, history and culture at its annual holiday.
The Cherokee Nation is ready to proceed with a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry, the tribe's top legal official said.