tag: cherokee

chuckhoskin
The Cherokee Nation has always led by example in protecting the land, water and air that define our natural environment.
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The Biden administration is relaunching the White House Council on Native American Affairs as it seeks to strengthen the federal government’s relationship with tribal nations.
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The art and history of the Cherokee Nation have shaped northeast Oklahoma for generations.
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A federal appeals court finally issued a long-awaited decision in a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case.
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Protecting women and children has always been a core value for the Cherokee people.
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Even before COVID-19, far too many Cherokees and others in our communities struggled with addiction.
chuckhoskin
The American Rescue Plan Act includes a record $31.2 billion in funds for Native communities across the United States.
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We have lost hundreds of Cherokees to the pandemic, including more than 50 Cherokee first-language speaking elders.
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The Choctaw Nation is now facing a fight pitting sovereignty against formal recognition for Choctaw Freedmen.
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The Cherokee Nation’s most iconic and historic documents and artifacts are moving to a new, temporary home.
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The leader of one of the largest tribes in the U.S. is fighting a behind-the-scenes battle with Congress that pits racial justice against tribal sovereignty.
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Gadugi is the Cherokee spirit that lives through the dedication of every Cherokee Nation employee working together for the betterment of our citizens.
chuckhoskin
From historic floods and damaging winter storms to the COVID-19 pandemic, the past few years have put Cherokee Nation communities to the test.
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Breaking the Treaty of 1866 could be our undoing.
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Amid concerns about COVID-19 and public safety, leaders of the Navajo Nation are establishing a permanent home in Washington, D.C., to advocate for their tribe’s needs.
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The observance of “We Heart Our Cherokee Health Heroes” is both a symbolic and tangible appreciation reflecting our deepest respect and enduring support.
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The COVID-19 global pandemic has been hard on us all, but Cherokee Nation did not sit back while the pandemic threatened our health and our economy.
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This year the Cherokee Nation is celebrating the bicentennial of the syllabary invented by Sequoyah.
chuckhoskin
To keep collaboration strong and safeguard our sovereignty, the Cherokee Nation pays close attention what’s happening in the Oklahoma Legislature.
debhaaland
Deb Haaland is someone who knows what it is like to struggle and who always looks out for ways to help people, no matter their tribal affiliation, party, politics, or beliefs.
Love of the great outdoors is deeply engrained in Cherokee culture.
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Rep. Yvette Herrell (R-New Mexico), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has been all about Donald Trump since becoming the third Native woman to serve in Congress.
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Nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) is still downplaying the protocols that slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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The Trail of Tears, the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma, was one of the most inhumane policies in American history – but it wasn’t an isolated incident.
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Two hundred years ago, the brilliant statesman and inventor Sequoyah presented the Cherokee syllabary to the Cherokee Nation.
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I believe in the vaccine and the science behind it. I am 100 percent confident that it is safe and will be successful at containing the virus.
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The Cherokee word “gadugi” describes one of our most important Cherokee values. It means working together to improve our tribal community.
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With change coming at the highest levels of government, tribal and federal officials are working to ensure the crisis of missing and murdered loved ones in Indian Country remains a priority.
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As we observe Native Heritage Month in 2020, it may be a little different from past celebrations, but I encourage you to thoughtfully consider the history and heritage of tribes, and the power of our sovereign nations yesterday, today and tomorrow.
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With the nation’s highest court stacked with even more conservative justices, tribes are once again paying close attention to a COVID-19 funding dispute they thought was over.
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The Disability Assistance Program will help Cherokees with food, supplies or other expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Food security is always an issue for our citizenry and it has only been magnified during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Markwayne Mullin is seeking a fifth term in office. Danyell Lanier, a fellow Cherokee, is hoping to unseat him.
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The coronavirus pandemic has put many people — Native women especially — in peril from domestic violence.
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A fundamental principle of our Cherokee culture is that we should consider the impact of what we do today on the next seven generations of future Cherokees.
USASAC commander promoted, only active duty Native American general officer
Douglas Lowrey, an Oklahoma native of Cherokee descent, is the only Native American general officer on active duty.
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The Cherokee Heritage Center has long been a beloved site for preserving irreplaceable artifacts and educating visitors on Cherokee culture.
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It’s been over six months since Congress set aside $8 billion in COVID-19 relief for Indian Country. The battle over the funds is still not over.
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The Trump administration tried to undermine tribal treaty rights at the nation’s highest court. Federal prosecutors are now paying the price.
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We look forward to seeing the largest Native voter participation in history in the November elections.