tag: cherokee

Shannon Holsey
When the U.S. government keeps its treaty promises to one tribe, it is good for all tribes.
Cherokee Nation
Almost 200 years ago, the Treaty of New Echota between Cherokee Nation and the United States government was signed.
Durbin Feeling Language Center
Cherokee language is core to our culture and our identity as a distinct people.
Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Kim Teehee
The Cherokee Nation is getting closer to fulfilling a promise made by treaty nearly two centuries ago.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
Together, we can become healthier Cherokees and a healthier Cherokee Nation.
Ever yChild Matters at U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Haaland v. Brackeen, a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case, on November 9, 2022.
Chuck Hoskin Jr., Charles Martin, Fawn Sharp and Tehassi Hill
Tribal leaders speak at a #StopColonizers rally on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on November 9, 2022.
Markwayne Mullin
Markwayne Mullin has made history as the first tribal citizen to win election to the U.S. Senate in nearly two decades.
U.S. Supreme Court
The Indian Child Welfare Act set out to fix generations of harm to Native kids. The U.S. Supreme Court could soon toss it aside.
Cherokee Nation Park
The Cherokee people have always been deeply connected to the land.
Jim Thorpe on the Sovereignty Run
The nation’s highest court is about to hear one of the biggest cases in Indian Country’s history and already some troubling signs are emerging.
1839 Cherokee Meat Co.
For the Cherokee people and for people everywhere, true freedom is impossible without control over our own food supply.
Cherokee Connect
All those living on the Cherokee Nation Reservation need the ability to participate in the digital economy.
Kim Teehee
We have American Indians and Alaska Natives in Congress but what we don’t have is a voice to speak to our unique interests.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
This election is one of the most important elections that we have faced as Native Americans in the state of Oklahoma.
Cherokee Nation Anna Mitchell Cultural & Welcome Center
Our tribal culture and history connect us to the past, to all our ancestors who went before us, and it is what guides us toward our collective future.
Hoskie Benally, Jr.
Hoskie Benally, Jr., a citizen of the Navajo Nation, has been named to the National Council on Disability by President Joe Biden.
The Pretendians
A new documentary tackles a topic that continues to generate controversy. Why are so many people claiming to be Indian?
Markwayne Mullin
Markwayne Mullin is poised to make history as the first tribal citizen in the U.S. Senate in nearly two decades but not all Native voters are happy.
Cherokee Nation
To ensure that Cherokee culture remains strong and vibrant far into the future, we need to get behind our artists today.
U.S. Supreme Court
A decision from the nation’s highest court opens tribal lands to state jurisdiction — even though tribes have not consented to the imposition.
House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States - Examining Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: The Implications of the Supreme Court's Ruling on Tribal Sovereignty
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a hearing to examine the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court on tribal sovereignty.
Chuck Hoskin
Cherokee Nation has the power and the responsibility to protect all Cherokees and ensure justice is served on our reservation.
U.S. Supreme Court
The Biden administration is hosting two listening sessions to hear from tribes about a controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision.
National Congress of American Indians Sovereignty Run
“We are in a critical time where, once again, our sovereignty is being threatened,” National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp said in announcing the 2022 Sovereignty Run.
Cherokee Nation
Keeping our people safe and ensuring justice weigh on the shoulders of every Cherokee Nation leader. We must get this right.
We Are Cherokee: Cherokee Freedmen and the Right to Citizenship
A great nation is strong enough to tell the whole story, including those times when we inflicted trauma on others.
Cherokee Nation Flag
For many Cherokees, their greatest source of connection to our tribe is through local Cherokee community organizations.
Rosie Flute and Chuck Hoskin Jr.
We understand that saving the Cherokee language is a mission we quite simply cannot fail.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
We have a responsibility to step up for our farmers and ranchers in their time of need.
Clifford and Esther Littledave
All families deserve to live in safety and dignity, without fear of losing their homes.
Chuck Hoskin and Lewis Johnson
The Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, Muscogee Nation and Seminole Nation signed treaties that include provisions addressing formerly enslaved persons in their territories.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing on "Select Provisions of the 1866 Reconstruction Treaties between the United States and Oklahoma Tribes"
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “Select Provisions of the 1866 Reconstruction Treaties between the United States and Oklahoma Tribes.”
Chuck Hoskin
Whatever our disagreements may be today, nothing compares to what divided the Cherokee people 183 years ago.
U.S. Supreme Court
Since tribes are sovereign nations, with their own laws, could they offer abortion services on their lands within states that may soon outlaw abortion?
U.S. Supreme Court
As the retrograde Supreme Court has taken steps back in time, it has struck a reactionary blow against the tribal sovereignty of this land’s Indigenous nations.
Ryan Helsley
Native America Calling takes us out to the ballgame as a Cherokee Nation citizen heads into an All-Star game.
Heart of Claremore Mural
Public art ensures that all people on our reservation, whether they live here or are just visiting, can find beauty and curiosity about the Cherokee people’s rich heritage.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
A narrow majority of the U.S. Supreme Court has ignored its sacred responsibility to uphold the law when it comes to federal treaties with Native sovereign nations.
Dwight Birdwell - Medal of Honor
Dwight Birdwell, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, receives the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House on July 5, 2022.