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Cherokee Nation
Without doubt, the Cherokee Nation is home to one of the best and most creative language departments in the world.
Wilma Mankiller Quarter
The Wilma Mankiller quarter features an image of the first woman elected to lead the Cherokee Nation.
nativeamericacalling nac
Native political watchers are giving their insights into the major issues likely to make waves in the coming year.
Oney Roubedeaux
Indian boarding schools were established in the 19th and 20th centuries with the primary objective of assimilating Native youth by denying the use of their languages, dress and other cultural aspects.
Navajo Nation
Tribal communities are once again seeing an explosion in COVID-19 cases following the busy holiday season and as a new and highly contagious variant brings upheaval to Indian Country.
Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation citizens will soon have better access to world-class health care.
Indian Child Welfare Act
Tribes and their advocates are studying ways to strengthen state laws as the Indian Child Welfare Act remains in limbo in the courts.
supremecourt
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in the McGirt case is forcing significant changes in Oklahoma.
Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation has outlasted many who tried to take away our sovereignty and destroy our identity as a people.
NAFOA
Our “5 Things” Newsletter gives you the info you need to start your week well!
Cherokee Nation
In our mission to save the Cherokee language, we cannot and we will not fail.
Tribal Flag Raising
The Cherokee Nation has always prioritized education.
Cherokee Nation Immersion School
“Preserving Native languages is fundamental to preserving all aspects of tribal cultures and traditions,” said Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland.
March for Lost Children
Determined right-wing forces have piled onto a critical court case in order to overturn the hard-won Indian Child Welfare Act.
Cherokee Nation
I thank my ancestors, whose collective decisions are the reason we still have a Cherokee Nation and why I have the good fortune to be its elected chief centuries later.
Cherokee Nation
The workers employed by Cherokee Nation take care of all of us.
Sequoyah
Nineteen states now observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day, following the early lead of South Dakota’s Native American Day. Tribes are joining in too.
Cherokee Nation Color Guard
Citizens of the Cherokee Nation, like most tribes across the country, have a deep commitment to the American military.
Elizabeth Fowler
The Indian Health Service hosts a COVID-19 media event in Anadarko, Oklahoma, on November 8, 2021.
Cherokee Nation
Cherokee citizens can celebrate not only the accomplishments of our ancestors, but also what we are doing to preserve and strengthen our unique culture.
NAFOA
Happy Native American Heritage Month!
Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee people are counting on us to end domestic violence on our reservation.
Cherokee Nation Career Services
Our people deserve every chance to support their families and pursue their dreams.
Cherokee Nation Film Office
Not very long ago, Native people were hard to find in the film industry.
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.