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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.
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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.
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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.
muscogeenation
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.
chuckhoskin
As Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, I feel strongly the duty to our Cherokee ancestors who sacrificed so much for the rights we have today.
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A citizen of the Muscogee Nation is set to make history as the first Native person to serve as a federal judge in Washington state.
skydancebrewing
Oklahoma’s first Native-owned brewing company, inspired by the recipes of the owner’s father, will open an independent location this summer.
standingbear
Four more Indian Country bills are scheduled for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Leaders of the Cherokee Nation discuss legislation to address criminal jurisdiction issues in the state of Oklahoma during a call with the media.
chuckhoskin
As Cherokee people, we have raised our children together since time immemorial. Let’s not stray from this Cherokee way of life.
chickasawnation
The leaders of the Cherokee Nation and the Chickasaw Nation are seeking to enter into compacts to address criminal jurisdiction issues in Oklahoma.
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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.
cherokeenation
Even before COVID-19, far too many Cherokees and others in our communities struggled with addiction.
cherokeenation
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.