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Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Markwayne Mullin named one of 50 Most Beautiful on Hill (07/30)
The Cherokee Nation citizen said he had to buy a suit for the first time.

Filed Under: Law | National
Cherokee Nation program keeps former inmates out of prison (07/28)
Daryl Legg, who served three prison sentences, is helping Indian inmates with education and job training.

Filed Under: Law | National
At least 10 tribes adopt laws to recognize same-sex mariage (07/28)
The Coquille Tribe of Oregon was the first to go public with its equality marriage ordinance.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
James Garner, actor with Cherokee heritage, passes on at 86 (07/21)
Star of TV and film was proud of his tribal ancestry, which came from his mother.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
IHS pays $29.5M to end contract dispute with Cherokee Nation (07/15)
The tribe won a unanimous decision from the Supreme Court in 2005.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dan Littlefield: Freedmen deserve Cherokee Nation citizenship (07/15)
Dan Littlefield discusses the controversy over Freedmen citizenship within the Cherokee Nation.

Filed Under: Opinion
George Wickliffe: United Keetoowah Band chooses its own path (07/14)
The United Keetoowah Band does not view the signing of the Act of Union as an event to celebrate.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Indian wars in the Southeast lasted until the late 1700s (07/09)
Writer provides a list of Indian wars in the Southeast, starting in 1540 and ending with a prolonged conflict between the Cherokee Nation and the Chickasaw Nation in the late 1700s.

Filed Under: National | Politics | World
Ambassador Harper thanks tribes for backing historic nomination (07/01)
Cherokee Nation citizen is first member of a federally recognized tribe in an ambassador-rank post.

Filed Under: Opinion
Cara Cowan Watts: Cherokee people deserve open government (06/25)
Cherokee Nation Council member Cara Cowan Watts questions changes to freedom of information and government records laws.

Filed Under: National
NPR: Aaron Carapella creates tribal maps to change perceptions (06/25)
NPR talks to Cherokee map-maker Aaron Carapella about his creations.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Chickasaw candidate T.W. Shannon defeated in Senate campaign (06/25)
There won't be another tribal member in the halls of Congress anytime soon.

Filed Under: National
Kate Dawson of Cherokee Nation crowned Miss Teen Oklahoma (06/24)
Teen will compete for national crown in Washington, D.C., next month.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Cherokee Nation continues work for Arkansas River power plant (06/20)
Facility would be located at the W.D. Mayo Lock and Dam in Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Environment
Tribes in running to receive bison from Yellowstone National Park (06/17)
The Cherokee Nation and the Fort Peck Tribes are among five finalists for the animals.

Filed Under: Law | National
Radio: Cherokee Freedmen cite treaty in fight over citizenship (06/16)
Cherokee Freedmen await decision from federal judge on their citizenship status.

Filed Under: National
Cherokee Nation tags now available for citizens across state (06/13)
Tribe is the first in Oklahoma to sell tags everywhere in the state.

Filed Under: Opinion
Michell Hicks: Remember the Removal Ride helps us look ahead (06/09)
Chief Michell Hicks of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians explains why the Remember the Removal Ride is important.

Filed Under: National | Politics | World
Ambassador Harper heads to United Nations for next session (06/05)
Indian Country's newest ambassador is hitting the ground running.

Filed Under: National
Cherokee riders retrace path of forced removal from homeland (06/04)
Bikers ride 950 miles from Cherokee homeland in Georgia to Oklahoma.

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