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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.
Nothing has been more important to me than serving the Cherokee people.
Tribal leaders and advocates celebrated after an appeals court rebuffed opponents of the Indian Child Welfare Act in one of the most contentious cases in recent history.
More than 8,000 Cherokee Nation citizens living in four Arkansas counties now have a new option available for homeownership.
Chuck Hoskin Jr. will be taking over as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.
Vital funding happens when our citizens are counted. I challenge all Cherokees to participate in the 2020 Census and make a positive difference.
The Cherokee Nation’s website – Cherokee.org – relaunched July 1.
Our Cherokee people have contributed in every major battle and war ever fought in this country and continue to serve in the Armed Forces in some of the highest rates per ethnicity.
Participation in Remember the Removal enables the riders to better understand the trials and tribulations our people faced during their journey to Indian Territory.
With the Violence Against Women Act mired in partisan politics, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to turn the focus back to the most vulnerable in Indian Country.
Northeastern Oklahoma is an area with some of the best outcomes for American Indian children in the country.
No matter who you are or what your circumstance is, you will always have a home in this tribe.
The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service is an invaluable asset to our citizens and communities.
Citizens of the Cherokee Nation are choosing a new leader but one of the leading candidates won't be on the June 1 ballot.
Voters of the Cherokee Nation are going to the polls in a matter of days as a key candidate fights to stay on the ballot.
A long-overdue update to the popular Johnson O'Malley Indian education program is finally on the horizon.
Citizens of the Cherokee Nation are choosing a new leader in less than two weeks.
Small businesses are our lifeline and represent a bright future for tribes in Oklahoma.
Every Cherokee woman - every American Indian woman for that matter - has the absolute right to feel safe.
Sequoyah High School remains the educational home for our youth and is a magnet for the best and brightest in Cherokee Nation and Indian Country.
Without our language, we lose a significant part of our identity as Cherokee people.
No Native student should ever be barred from wearing eagle feathers or displaying their cultural pride at graduation.
Cherokee Nation Businesses is not just the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, but for all of northeast Oklahoma.
The Cherokee Nation helps foster connections between at-large Cherokee communities and nonprofit groups.
An Indian Health Service pediatrician abused young patients on two reservations for years without being held accountable.
We have long believed that education is the springboard to a brighter future for our people.
As Cherokee people, we are stronger today than ever before.
Arguments are taking place in a case that tribes say goes to the very heart of their sovereignty and their relationship with the United States.
Our children are our hope, our strength and our future. They are not for the taking.
Cherokee Nation is a matrilineal tribe, and reverence for women is deeply rooted in our culture.
This year, the Cherokee Nation will award a record-breaking $5.7 million to public school districts in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma’s rich identity is so closely tied to its Native heritage.
Telling the Cherokee story – our history, our heritage – is a skill that our people have passed down from one generation to the next.
Part of my sworn oath as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation is to preserve, promote and advance the language and culture of the Cherokee Nation.
In the Cherokee Nation, education is the foundation of our success. That has been true for generations.
With the passage of the Johnson-O’Malley Modernization Act, we are poised to build a stronger future for the Cherokee Nation and for all of Indian Country.
I’m proud that Cherokee Nation took the lead in removing a risk that would have threatened our communities forever.
A new federal law is a remedy for a huge injustice that has led to a devastating loss of land for the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole and Muscogee (Creek) Nations.
America’s veterans, including many Cherokee men and women, committed a portion of their lives to preserving our collective freedoms.
If our language disappears, we will be without the core of the vibrant and thriving culture we share from generation to generation.
Oklahoma State University and the Cherokee Nation are changing the way America trains doctors.
At Cherokee Nation we are adamant about honoring and paying respects to those who have fought for the liberties we enjoy every day and hold so dear.
Lifting even one Cherokee student can have far-reaching effects.
As Cherokees, our elders remain the foundation of our families and communities.
Tribes are preparing for a big battle after a federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act in a case many believe is headed to the Supreme Court.
Cherokee Nation has always revered and honored our Cherokee warriors, the brave men and women willing to fight for our nation and our freedom.
Indian Country saw a busy day on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers passing four bills as tribal leaders discussed major issues and controversies.
From ancient traditions to forced removal and assimilation to survival and to self-determination, the Cherokee Nation’s strong sense of identity and governance are undeniable.
As we honor our heritage and culture, we know Cherokee National Holiday is about coming home for many attendees.
The entirety of this land was once ours, and it is a joy to return one piece of land to the Cherokee people.
The Cherokee Nation is protecting a historic site from development and rebuilding its land base in Oklahoma.
The Cherokee Nation looks forward to working with Tara Sweeney on issues important to Indian Country.
Native women suffer from violent crime at some of the highest rates in the United States.
Each summer, a group of young Cherokees team up and retrace on bicycle the Trail of Tears, our ancestors' removal route from our homelands in the east.
At Cherokee Nation, we strive to ensure every Indian child in our 14-county service area receives the educational opportunities they deserve.
The Cherokee Nation has promoted one of its own to lead the tribe's growing health enterprise.
The Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians are again collaborating for the fifth annual Cherokee Days
The strength of the Cherokee Nation resides in our people.