Democratic presidential candidates are reaching out to Native voters at a historic forum in one of the most critical states in the 2020 campaign.
With a prominent Indian Country figure as a supporter, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is promising major changes in the federal-tribal relationship.
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.
The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum continues to grow as more Democratic candidates reach out to Native voters early in the 2020 election cycle.
The 2020 Democratic presidential field is a crowded one. Some candidates are distinguishing themselves in Indian Country.
As Donald Trump agrees reluctantly to respect the Supreme Court, he follows a long-ago legal victory 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.
It's still anyone's guess why the nation's highest court postponed a decision in one of the most consequential Indian law cases in recent history.
Wes Studi will make Oscar history by receiving an Academy of Motion Pictures honorary award in October 2019.
The nation's highest court made Indian Country wait a really, really long time for a decision in one of most consequential cases in recent history.
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.
Businesses owned by fake 'Cherokee' entrepreneurs have landed more than $300 million in local, state and federal contracts.
Participation in Remember the Removal enables the riders to better understand the trials and tribulations our people faced during their journey to Indian Territory.
It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?
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.
It's been more than six months since oral arguments in a closely-watched tribal case but who's counting?
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.
Warrior women worked within the system, did not advocate for violence, and yet brought about many positive changes in 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 supported a state law that required 'Indian' art to be produced by citizens of federally recognized tribes.
Margaret Swimmer, the wife of former Cherokee Nation Chief Ross Swimmer, passed away on April 1. She was 75.
The Cherokee Nation helps foster connections between at-large Cherokee communities and nonprofit groups.
Tribes have been left out of a major part of a new federal tax incentive, with their governments unable to support projects in some of the nation’s poorest areas.
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.
For the first time, states have sued to overturn the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.
As Cherokee people, we are stronger today than ever before.
Tribal leaders are expressing hope after judges on a federal appeals court questioned the attacks on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
A closely watched court case will determine whether the Indian Child Welfare Act lives to see another day.
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.
Elizabeth Warren is a brilliant lawyer and an outstanding senator. Whether she is a Cherokee is debatable.
Telling the Cherokee story – our history, our heritage – is a skill that our people have passed down from one generation to the next.
The Indian Child Welfare Act is under attack and tribes are pushing back after conservative and Christian groups joined the battle.
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.
Presidential elections are a policy debate, so how about one that includes Native American voices?
In the Cherokee Nation, education is the foundation of our success. That has been true for generations.
A battle to save the Indian Child Welfare Act is shaping up to be one of the most consequential court cases in recent history.
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.