tag: oklahoma

nationalnativeamericanhalloffame
The National Native American Hall of Fame is honoring its third wave of inductees at a ceremony on November 6, 2021.
cherokeenation
Wilma Mankiller and Charlie Soap’s work with Cherokee communities set a precedent that we are proud to continue.
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Native America Calling will get a view of what’s showing promise in combating the epidemic of our missing and murdered relatives.
cherokeenation
Since time immemorial, we remain one Cherokee Nation. We celebrate each other and our traditions as Cherokees, wherever we are.
chuckhoskin
The Cherokee Nation has always led by example in protecting the land, water and air that define our natural environment.
cherokeeculturalpathway
The art and history of the Cherokee Nation have shaped northeast Oklahoma for generations.
cheyennearapaho
The American Rescue Plan, which allocates $31 billion to Indian Country, set aside $20 million to help tribes preserve their languages.
cherokeenation
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.
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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.
cherokeeheritagecenter
The Cherokee Nation’s most iconic and historic documents and artifacts are moving to a new, temporary home.
debhaaland
The U.S. Senate is slowly but surely moving to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) as Secretary of the Interior.
cherokee
Gadugi is the Cherokee spirit that lives through the dedication of every Cherokee Nation employee working together for the betterment of our citizens.
indianhealthservice
For too long, American Indians and Alaska Natives have been last in line.
debhaaland
Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is on her way to making history yet again, this time as the first Native person in a presidential cabinet.
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.
cherokeenation
The state of Oklahoma is working with tribal nations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Indian Health Service to ensure the COVID-19 vaccine reaches as many people as possible.
chuckhoskin
Breaking the Treaty of 1866 could be our undoing.
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The Kiowa Tribe ramped up emergency assistance efforts for citizens as severe weather conditions are now only beginning to abate in Oklahoma.
W.W. Hastings Hospital
The observance of “We Heart Our Cherokee Health Heroes” is both a symbolic and tangible appreciation reflecting our deepest respect and enduring support.
cherokeenation
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.
chuckhoskin
To keep collaboration strong and safeguard our sovereignty, the Cherokee Nation pays close attention what’s happening in the Oklahoma Legislature.
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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.
kevinstitt
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has issued a decision in Treat v. Stitt, a dispute over Class III gaming compacts in Oklahoma.
With one of the debacles of the Donald Trump era still raging in the courts, Indian Country will be paying close attention as the Department of the Treasury gains new leadership.
Love of the great outdoors is deeply engrained in Cherokee culture.
carlisleindianindustrialschool
About 8,000 students attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, whose founder had a motto: “Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.”
markwayne mullin covid-19
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.
sequoyah
Two hundred years ago, the brilliant statesman and inventor Sequoyah presented the Cherokee syllabary to the Cherokee Nation.
cherokeenation
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.
cherokee
The Cherokee word “gadugi” describes one of our most important Cherokee values. It means working together to improve our tribal community.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Shawnee Tribe v. Steven Mnuchin, a dispute over COVID-19 relief funds.
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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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Lawmakers are getting back to work after a long recess and a divisive election as time runs out to advance Indian Country’s legislative agenda.
trentshores
An Oklahoma man pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in Indian Country after he shot and killed a woman on the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.
chuckhoskin
The Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma are not at odds. We have the same goals of safety and justice for all Cherokees and all Oklahomans.
willrogersbirthplacemuseum
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.
trentshores
A former police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old has been charged in federal court with first degree murder.
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When Amanda Harrell was growing up in McAlester, Oklahoma, she was unsure what type of education would be available to her or what her family could afford.