During times of great uncertainty and hardship, the Cherokee people have never shied away from standing on the front lines.
Our small businesses, our farmers and ranchers, our teachers, our tribal governments, our health care workers and first responders on the front lines -- we are all hurting right now.
Coronavirus is impacting everyone and changing our everyday lives.
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.
The Trump administration finally announced plans to distribute much-needed funding to Indian Country as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow in communities that have long been underserved by the federal government.
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.
With the number of coronavirus cases in Indian Country growing by the day, tribes are pressing the federal government to live up to its treaty and trust responsibilities and ensure their communities aren't left out of relief efforts.
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.
Indian Country remains united as the nation's highest court prepares to hear the only tribal law case on the docket.
Storytelling is an integral part of our Cherokee culture.
A bill named for Ida Beard, a Native woman who went missing in 2015, would help solve missing and murdered cases.
I look forward to another productive year of tribal-state collaboration to improve the place we all call home.
I am proud to support our President and his agenda that will move our country forward.
Jimcy McGirt was sentenced to 500 years in prison, as well as life without parole, by the state of Oklahoma. His fate will be decided by the nation's highest court.
The way that our society views hemp and cannabis is evolving, with many questions yet to be answered in the public’s mind.
Get ready for round two. The nation's highest court continues to prepare for another reservation boundary case after failing to reach a decision in the last one.
Disenrollment is once again on the rise, according to tribal advocates and victims of a practice seen as unfair and dehumanizing.
Hunting and fishing are traditional lifeways for Cherokees that date back generations.
In Oklahoma, we have the largest concentration of Native people in the U.S., and our tribal governments are strong.
'The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage' starts from the first days after the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876.
Across Cherokee Nation are places rich in Cherokee history.
The resilience of food production in the face of a changing climate will depend on both traditional ecological knowledge and Western science.
We are blessed at the Cherokee Nation and thankful that we can make positive changes to improve Oklahoma in both large and small ways.
Anyone wondering why the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to be taking its time with one of the most closely-watched controversies in Indian Country history finally got a glimpse with the addition of a new case to the docket.
For nearly 60 years, lawmakers in both chambers and on both sides of the aisle have affirmed their bipartisan commitment to providing for our common defense.
Many have heard of Cheyenne Chief Black Kettle, however many may not know how he became well known in his advocacy for peace between Native people and European settlers.
Two years ago, tax reform was a great Christmas gift to Oklahomans and it’s a gift that keeps on giving.
For too many Native women, violence is an ever-present threat.
I am proud to embrace my Cherokee heritage and I believe that our heritage and traditions should be celebrated not only in November, but year-round.
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.
People sometimes say our kids are blessed to have us as parents. But Christie and I are the ones who feel so blessed that the Lord has given us the opportunity to expand our family.
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.
Without question, we owe a constant debt of gratitude to generations of veterans, including many of our own family members, who made sacrifices to ensure the safety of our homeland and who faithfully fought to promote and preserve America’s precious freedoms.
The nation's highest court continues to keep Indian Country in the dark when it comes to one of the most contentious cases in recent history.
At least 10 Native candidates are running for U.S. Congress in 2020.
As Americans, it is indeed important to remember the role tribes and their leaders have played in our collective history.
Emphasizing wellness and culturally based curriculum in the classrooms is what the newly established Sovereign Community School prioritizes.
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.
So what's going on with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation case? No one knows.
All of Indian Country is waiting on the U.S. Supreme Court to do what is morally and legally right.
As Cherokee people, we have always respected our warriors – people willing to fight for us, for our values and for our way of life.
After more than 17 years of litigation through three presidential administrations, the Quapaw Nation has emerged victorious in court.
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.
As Principal Chief, I remain committed to enhancing civic and cultural engagement between the Cherokee Nation and our at-large Cherokee Nation citizens.
The eldest living descendant of White Fox, a Pawnee man who lived in the 1800s, is seeking the return of his ancestors remains and regalia from Sweden.
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.
George Tiger is being accused of soliciting and accepting bribes while working for the Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town.
Nothing has been more important to me than serving the Cherokee people.
Bacone College in Oklahoma continues to gain support from Indian nations.