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A federal judge has handed the Trump administration a much-needed victory for its coronavirus response efforts, ruling that Alaska Native corporations are entitled to shares of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund.
With government leaders at all levels making life-and-death decisions about how to respond to COVID-19, and with State Question 802 potentially bringing home billions in federal tax dollars to care for Oklahomans, this election will be one of the most important we have seen.
For the first time in more than a century, the Cherokee Nation will take full control over the images and symbols depicted on our historic Capitol Square.
The United States, through local criminal justice systems, visited injustice and injury upon our ancestors in the 19th century prior to our forced removal.
Nearly one in five students in Oklahoma Public Schools are Native American.
Expanding Medicaid coverage for Cherokee citizens will dramatically strengthen the finances of our tribal health system.
In light of the worst public health crisis in generations, we have used medical science, facts and compassion as our guide.
As tribes continue to fight for the $8 billion in coronavirus relief they were promised more than seven weeks ago, new research is casting doubt on the accuracy and fairness of the Trump administration's handling of the fund.
After much debate, media scrutiny and a national lawsuit, the Treasury Department is finally distributing coronavirus relief funds to tribal governments, but it is far from payment in full, as promised.
For many first responders, securing protective masks has been difficult due to low supplies and high demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tribal leaders and their advocates are celebrating after securing an initial victory against the Trump administration over its handling of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to their governments.
Many of our Cherokee-owned businesses are struggling to stay afloat amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the coronavirus continuing to exact a heavy toll on the first Americans, a historic showdown is taking place in federal court as Indian Country fights over the future of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund promised to tribal governments.
With just days left before an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund is supposed to go out to Indian Country, the Trump administration has yet to decide how to distribute the much-needed money.
An investigation by Indianz.Com shows the White House was one of the first recipients of sensitive information on nearly 700 tribes and Native entities.
Alaska Native corporations were among the first in line for an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund, preliminary data obtained by Indianz.Com shows, confirming fears of tribes in the lower 48 about for-profit entities receiving a share of money promised to their governments.
Furor is growing among Indian nations in the lower 48 as the Trump administration refuses to change course on what one prominent leader calls a 'robbery happening in broad daylight.'
During times of great uncertainty and hardship, the Cherokee people have never shied away from standing on the front lines.
As coronavirus cases across America continue to surge, tribal leaders are taking dramatic steps to ensure the safety of their people and those they serve.
Our courageous team at Cherokee Nation is doing everything possible to maintain essential services and meet the needs of the people, as our health and emergency staff prepare for the worst.
At Cherokee Nation, we recently renewed a commitment to a great cause and a great tradition: public education in Oklahoma.
It’s hard to believe 10 years have already passed, but this month, U.S. Census postcards will show up in mailboxes across Cherokee Nation and the United States.
At Cherokee Nation, we focus on empowering the next generation of leaders at every level.
The Cherokee Nation is the first tribe in the U.S. to receive an invitation to deposit its traditional seeds in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway.
Storytelling is an integral part of our Cherokee culture.
I look forward to another productive year of tribal-state collaboration to improve the place we all call home.
The way that our society views hemp and cannabis is evolving, with many questions yet to be answered in the public’s mind.
Hunting and fishing are traditional lifeways for Cherokees that date back generations.
Indian Country turned out in full force to defend the sovereignty of tribal nations and their most valuable asset — their children.
In Oklahoma, we have the largest concentration of Native people in the U.S., and our tribal governments are strong.
Across Cherokee Nation are places rich in Cherokee history.
We are blessed at the Cherokee Nation and thankful that we can make positive changes to improve Oklahoma in both large and small ways.
For too many Native women, violence is an ever-present threat.
The largest tribal outpatient health facility is now open in the capital of the Cherokee Nation.
The Cherokee Nation is doubling funding for training for some of the fastest growing and highest paying jobs.
November is a significant time for the Cherokee Nation and other tribal nations across the United States.
Business as usual has been to wait on federal funding for our housing rehabilitation projects. Our people cannot wait any longer.
As Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, I know that when we work together as a family and community, we are stronger.
Our language is the glue that holds our culture together. It creates a feeling of unity and hope among our people.
Our employees here at the Cherokee Nation are the backbone of our government and business operations.
As Cherokee people, we have always respected our warriors – people willing to fight for us, for our values and for our way of life.
The Cherokee people have spent generations surviving and persevering through a series of federal policies that conspire to destroy our government, break up our families and relegate our people to the pages of history.
The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians can acquire homelands over the objections of a much larger and more politically engaged tribe, a federal appeals court ruled.
As Principal Chief, I remain committed to enhancing civic and cultural engagement between the Cherokee Nation and our at-large Cherokee Nation citizens.
I am humbled and grateful for your confidence in me to serve our great Cherokee Nation as your Principal Chief for the next four years.
Chuck Hoskin Jr. will be taking over as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.
Citizens of the Cherokee Nation are choosing a new leader but one of the leading candidates won't be on the June 1 ballot.
The Cherokee Nation supported a state law that required 'Indian' art to be produced by citizens of federally recognized tribes.
Presidential elections are a policy debate, so how about one that includes Native American voices?
Is Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) really Native American? Her campaign says DNA results prove she is.