tag: cherokee

U.S. Supreme Court
States can prosecute non-Natives for crimes against Native people on tribal lands, the nation’s highest court held in a closely-divided ruling.
U.S. Supreme Court
“This decision will undoubtedly result in an increase in violent crimes being committed in Indian Country,” said Lucy SImpson of the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center.
Kevin Stitt
Despite acknowledging being a Cherokee citizen, Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) is celebrating the U.S. Supreme’s decision to undermine tribal sovereignty.
Chuck Hoskin
The U.S. Supreme Court has gone against precedent and basic principles of Indian law, Chief Chuck Hoskin of the Cherokee Nation said.
Wilma Mankiller Quarter
The great Cherokee Nation Chief Wilma Mankiller is remembered for being a defender, mentor, mother and leader.
Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation has created a blueprint for how all of Indian Country can pursue self-governance agreements.
Wilma Mankiller Quarter
Wilma Mankiller’s image on the U.S. quarter is the latest recognition for the pioneering Cherokee Nation leader.
Cherokee Nation
The days of corrupt dark money in Cherokee politics are over.
Wilma Mankiller Quarter
The Cherokee Nation is celebrating the release of a quarter featuring Wilma Mankiller, who was the first woman elected to lead the tribe.
Cherokee Vote
Please vote like the future of Cherokee Nation depends on it.
“Man Enough to be a Girl Scout”
In our Cherokee culture, we have always been a matrilineal society.
Cherokee Nation
All children are a precious gift.
Cherokee Nation Task Force to Protect Women and Families
At Cherokee Nation we are committed to creating a safe, caring and supportive workplace.
Cherokee Medicine Keeper Signing
The Cherokee people’s connection to the land and nature has always been central to our way of life.
U.S. Supreme Court
An unprecedented leak from the nation’s highest court is coming amid extreme uncertainty for tribes and their sovereign rights.
John G. Roberts Jr. and Stephen G. Breyer
After nearly two hours of debate, the nation’s highest court took on a criminal case with implications for tribal communities across the country.
Cherokee Nation
For almost two years, our tribal government made the hard choice to suspend official in-person gatherings with Cherokee communities.
Chuck Hoskin
“We can work together,” Cherokee Nation Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. said of ongoing efforts to address public safety in Indian Country.
The Guardian
A case of child neglect in Indian Country has become the subject of a hot-button dispute before the U.S. Supreme Court.
As Long as the Waters Flow by Allan C. Houser
“Oklahoma is strongest when our tribes are at the table”: Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee and Seminole leaders remain united amid attacks on their sovereign rights.
U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court is set for another tribal sovereignty showdown as the state of Oklahoma continues efforts to weaken a landmark treaty rights decision.
Cherokee Nation
Public schools are central to communities across the Cherokee Nation Reservation in northeast Oklahoma.
Cherokee Nation Foundation
For generations, education has been deeply important to the Cherokee people.
Ketanji Brown Jackson
The nation’s highest court is once again entering a season of significant change with major Indian law cases on the docket and a historic nominee nearing confirmation.
House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities
The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds an oversight hearing titled “The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities.”
Chuck Hoskin Jr
Our past efforts have been successful, but we still have great need when it comes to secure homes.
Chuck Hoskin, Joe Biden and Kim Teehee
An issue that I passionately believe in is that every Cherokee woman should feel safe in her community and in her home.
Cherokee Nation Flag
Social workers change lives every day. They serve our people – from newborns to elders – when they most need help.
Cherokee Nation
Tribal leaders are hopeful for more economic development opportunities through long-overdue updates to the Buy Indian Act.
Wilma P. Mankiller and Charlie Soap Water Act
Nobody within the Cherokee Nation Reservation should have to live without access to safe, running water.
Sequoyah Schools
For more than 150 years, Sequoyah Schools have been a safe place for Cherokee and Native youth to live, learn and grow.
Indian Child Welfare Act
The fate of the Indian Child Welfare Act is in the hands of the highest court in the land.
Regan Loggans, also known as Regan de Loggans
The leader of New York City’s most prominent and vocal Indigenous group is changing their story after being asked about their tribal affiliation claims.
Trail of Tears
The Cherokee people suffered greatly, but we never surrendered our sovereignty.
The Guardian
We know that over the long term a prosperous Cherokee Nation and a prosperous Oklahoma go hand in hand.
Cherokee Nation Film Office
Together, we are changing the narrative about Native peoples and culture.
Chuck Hoskin
The United States must keep its treaty promise to Cherokee Nation. Now, let us move forward.
Cherokee Nation Film Office
The Cherokee Nation is launching a program to provide up to $1 million in incentives for productions filmed on the tribe’s reservation.
Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation families deserve emergency responders who can always bring rapid care in a crisis.
Cherokee Nation
The highest court in the land has added another Indian law case to its docket, taking up a contentious sovereignty dispute that pits tribal nations against the state of Oklahoma.