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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
House moves quickly on bill to renew Indian housing programs (03/24)
Supporters are hoping the Senate moves quickly because the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act expired in September 2013.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Replace an Indian killer on $20 bill with Wilma Mankiller (03/18)
It’s not radical to remove Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill.

Filed Under: Opinion
Albert Bender: Don't honor Andrew Jackson's genocidal legacy (03/16)
Andrew Jackson was a racist devil incarnate — an early-day American Hitler whose deadly legacy for American Indians remains extant to this very day.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Annual Trail of Tears art show returns to Oklahoma next month (03/11)
The event runs April 18 through May 23 at the Cherokee Heritage Center.

Filed Under: Health | National | World
Cherokee Nation nurse returns from Ebola efforts in West Africa (03/10)
Dana Hayworth, who works at a tribal hospital, spent nearly two months in Liberia.

Filed Under: Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation improves notification system (03/03)
This week Cherokee Nation used its new phone messaging system that sends a voicemail and/or text message to employees with cell phones in the event of severe weather or an emergency.

Filed Under: National
Cherokee Nation mourns loss of respected journalist John Shurr (03/02)
Shurr served on the editorial board of The Cherokee Phoenix, the tribe's newspaper.

Filed Under: Politics
Cherokee Nation chief faces at least four challengers in election (02/27)
The election takes place June 27 and a run-off, if necessary, will be held July 25.

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.

Filed Under: Opinion
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.

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