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Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Cherokees learned discrimination from colonists (02/25)
The colonists did not want any females signing treaties, regardless of their representative status.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Oklahoma attempts to rewrite role of Whites in history (02/25)
The facts of Cherokee oppression are emblematic of U.S. history generally.

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Bill John Baker: Sharing the Cherokee Nation's story of success (02/24)
As Chief of the Cherokee Nation, I am proud of the progress we are making for our citizens and for all of Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Law
New Jersey appeals court calls for notice to tribes in ICWA case (02/23)
A woman who was about to lose her parental rights provided information about her potential Cherokee ancestors but child welfare officials failed to follow up..

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Red Lake Nation to hold community meetings on legal marijuana (02/09)
Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. is warning that the process will move slowly.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation making strides in health care (02/03)
As I have said time and time again, no issue is more important for the Cherokee Nation and our future than access to quality health care.

Filed Under: Health
Cherokee Nation among seven tribes in IHS construction program (01/16)
The tribe will spend $53.1 million on a new hospital in Tahlequah.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Chief of Cherokee Nation won't be prosecuted for pigeon shoot (01/09)
Chief Bill John Baker apologized for attending the event in which live pigeons were thrown in the air and shot down.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Native Sun News: Professor works on youth suicide prevention (01/08)
'If you want to have happy children you have to be a happy parent,' said one participant at the American Indian Life Skills Curriculum workshop.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Cherokee Nation court backs workers who lost jobs after election (12/16)
A group of employees went to court when they were fired by new Chief Bill John Baker.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
NMAI director welcomes changes in Indian imagery in Peter Pan (12/04)
The live version airs on NBC tonight and features an actress with Native heritage.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Cherokee Nation upset by link to Washington team's foundation (12/02)
Chief Bill John Baker said the tribe would not have sponsored the event had he known of the involvement of the Original Americans Foundation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Cara Cowan Watts: Share the blessings of the Cherokee Nation (11/25)
Council member for the Cherokee Nation offers a Thanksgiving message.

Filed Under: Opinion
Bill John Baker: Take pride in Cherokee Nation accomplishments (11/24)
Tribal citizens have much to be thankful for this holiday season.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Cherokee people forged their own trail to the West (11/11)
History author discusses the less well-known but significant Cherokee Trail through Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and Wyoming.

Filed Under: Opinion
Albert Bender: Indian fighter stole Cherokee Nation's land (11/10)
A fraudulent treaty resulted in the theft of land from the Cherokee Nation in present-day Tennessee.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters of Delaware Tribe choose new leader and new council (11/07)
Chester Brooks won the position of chief in an election that saw a big shakeup in leadership.

Filed Under: National | Technology
Ancestry.com adds millions of Indian documents to database (11/04)
The documents come from the Oklahoma Historical Society and deal primarily with the Five Civilized Tribes.

Filed Under: Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation helps build tomorrow's leaders (10/28)
Cherokee Nation chief celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council.

Filed Under: Sports
Washington player says tattoo represents Cherokee heritage (10/23)
Santana Moss said his Cherokee ancestry comes from his mother's side of the family.

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