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Chuck Hoskin Jr.
Our mission as tribal government leaders is always to protect our sovereignty and advance issues critical to our people.
U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court is running into snags that have plagued other institutions grappling with the ongoing health crisis.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
The Cherokee Nation announced a $75 million settlement in a lawsuit filed against opioid manufacturers.
Native Vote Indian Country Counts
Today we continue the fight for our rights, until everyone in Indian Country can freely cast their ballot.
Pine Ridge Reservation
Experts say intergenerational trauma, dating to the colonization of North America, adds to the problem of child sexual abuse in Indian Country.
Cherokee Nation
Our collective future is being written today by the investments we make in our youngest children.
Native Vote
“There was a time, not long ago, where Indigenous people were supposed to be terminated,” said attorney Victoria Holland.
First Americans Museum
After years of start-and-stop planning and construction, the First Americans Museum of Oklahoma is opening to the public.
Janie Hipp
For the first time in history, an Indigenous woman is overseeing U.S. agriculture law – but Janie Simms Hipp is just the latest in a number of Native people nominated to top posts in the Biden administration.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
To grow the economy across the Cherokee Nation Reservation, we must be forward thinking, collaborative and willing to work across borders.
Cherokee Nation
Native America Calling will hear from health experts and tribal leaders about the COVID-19 messages that are connecting with tribal citizens.
Chickasaw Nation
Formal guidance from the Indian Health Service on how and when to give COVID-19 vaccine booster shots still are in the works, but some tribes aren’t waiting.
Chuck Hoskin Jr
The federal government has never fully met its trust responsibility to ensure that all citizens of tribal nations have quality health care.
Chuck Hoskin
As a tribe, we are building programs and making strategic investments that will benefit Cherokee citizens, families, communities and neighbors for generations to come.
Muscogee Nation
The Muscogee Nation has repeatedly invited the Governor of Oklahoma to join forces and partner with us, but he refuses.
Cherokee Nation
We have already lost far too many beloved community members to this disease.
Pandemic Perseverance
Resilient. That’s the word used to describe Kim Holmes by the people who know her best.
Shawnee Language Program
The Shawnee language is in danger of becoming extinct, but COVID-19 and a switch to remote education open the door for revival.
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association
Tribal casino revenues took a major hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to figures released by the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Cherokee Nation
Cherokee military veterans have made great sacrifices to protect our tribal nation and the whole United States.
Reservation Dogs
Reservation Dogs is a half-hour comedy that follows four Native teenagers in Oklahoma whose dream is to get to California.
Cherokee Nation
We all have a role to play as we combat this new surge in the global pandemic.
cherokeenationveteranshousinginitiative
When the federal government invests in Indian Country, it is not only tribal citizens who benefit.
U.S. Capitol
Lawmakers rejected a proposal that would have added $154 million to the Bureau of Indian Affairs budget to address a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Cherokee Nation Election Commission
A strong and effective Cherokee Council means a strong and effective Cherokee democracy.
Cherokee Nation
Health insurance coverage has improved dramatically among American Indians and Alaska Natives, according to a new report.
Cherokee Nation
We must continue to make it a priority for health care to be universally accessible for our citizens.
Cherokee Nation
A year after McGirt, it remains the most important case in our lifetimes in support of tribal sovereignty in many generations.
David Hill
“Generations of Mvskokvlke (Muscogee) will always look to this historic day as a reminder of our remarkable past, our perseverance and survival and our inherent right to exist as a sovereign nation,” said Chief David W. Hill.
By 1900, 20,000 children were in Indian boarding schools. By 1925, that number had more than tripled, according to the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition.
Wilma Mankiller - 2022 American Women Quarters Program
The late Wilma Mankiller, the first woman to serve as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, was a beacon for girls and women of all ages and all races.
Dwight Mission
The history of Native boarding schools in this country is complicated and includes many tragic abuses that must be investigated in depth.
President Joe Biden
An Oklahoma man has been arrested and charged after citing the Trail of Tears and the Muscogee Nation’s treaty when making violent threats against President Joe Biden.
Remember the Removal Bike Ride
After more than a year of battling COVID, life is finally getting closer to normal across the Cherokee Nation.
greenwoodculturalcenter
No nation can truly prosper when any of its citizens are victims of discrimination.
cherokeenation
We made it through this year, and we will keep getting stronger by working together – gadugi – because that is the Cherokee way.
hr810
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.810, a bill to conduct a feasibility study on the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, on May 12, 2021.
okcic
As the first Americans continue to feel the disproportionate impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to bring more resources to urban Indian communities.
durbinfeeling
The Cherokee language has always been the heart and soul of our tribe.
Muscogee Nation
Leaders of the Muscogee Nation are dropping “Creek” from its name as part of a rebranding effort, but not all members are on board with the change.