Tribes await action on priorities as Congress returns to work (November 18, 2020)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.
Guilty plea entered for manslaughter on Muscogee (Creek) Nation (November 18, 2020)An Oklahoma man pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in Indian Country after he shot and killed a woman on the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.
Chuck Hoskin: Protecting tribal sovereignty in Oklahoma (November 16, 2020)The Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma are not at odds. We have the same goals of safety and justice for all Cherokees and all Oklahomans.
Chuck Hoskin: Tribal nations stand stronger than ever (November 10, 2020)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.
Federal murder charge laid against former police officer (November 6, 2020)A former police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old has been charged in federal court with first degree murder.
Choctaw Nation congratulates citizen Amanda Harrell on nursing award (November 4, 2020)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.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin: A historic pick for the Supreme Court (November 2, 2020)Amy Coney Barrett is exceptionally well-qualified and a great choice to serve on the highest court in the land.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation helps citizens with disabilities (November 2, 2020)The Disability Assistance Program will help Cherokees with food, supplies or other expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation addresses food security amid COVID-19 (October 27, 2020)Food security is always an issue for our citizenry and it has only been magnified during the COVID-19 crisis.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation expands domestic violence services (October 19, 2020)The coronavirus pandemic has put many people — Native women especially — in peril from domestic violence.
Peter d’Errico: Racist Indian law doctrine springs into action (October 8, 2020)How much longer America will tolerate a racist religious doctrine as part of its legal system?
Osage Nation citizen David Holt on Oprah Winfrey podcast (October 5, 2020)David Holt, the mayor of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, appears on Oprah Winfrey’s book club podcast.
Seneca-Cayuga Nation swears in first woman chief (October 1, 2020)“As the children of survivors, sharing our story and prospering into the future is our duty,” Chief Sarah S. Channing of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation said.
Trump administration deals with fallout from tribal victory at Supreme Court (September 30, 2020)The Trump administration tried to undermine tribal treaty rights at the nation’s highest court. Federal prosecutors are now paying the price.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee voters are critical voices in 2020 election (September 28, 2020)We look forward to seeing the largest Native voter participation in history in the November elections.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Film Office, OsiyoTV expand Native visibility (September 21, 2020)Despite challenges in conducting on-location shoots and interviews, OsiyoTV has stayed right on schedule, with the new season to begin airing October 1.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation invests CARES Act money in community (September 14, 2020)Our sovereign government is making investments that will address immediate health, safety and economic needs during this crisis.
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