Get ready for round two. A federal appeals court will take up the Indian Child Welfare Act on January 22, 2020.
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.
November is a significant time for the Cherokee Nation and other tribal nations across the United States.
The battle over the Indian Child Welfare Act is far from over as tribes continue to defend the landmark law in the courts.
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.
Members of the National Congress of American Indians made history here by choosing a woman as their president for only the third time since the organization's founding in 1944.
Joe Byrd, Cherokee Nation, is among the candidates seeking a leadership role within the National Congress of American Indians.
Our employees here at the Cherokee Nation are the backbone of our government and business operations.
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.
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.
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.