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Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Cara Cowan Watts: Laying the groundwork for college scholarship (08/28)
Cherokee Nation Council member Cara Cowan Watts shares college scholarship tips.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Cherokee Nation police find man who disappeared 37 years ago (08/27)
Tribal police acted on a tip from authorities in Canada and found a man who went missing in 1977.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation puts youth to work for summer (08/27)
Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker thanks young interns for working at tribal enterprises over the summer.

Filed Under: National
KGOU: Cherokee man creates living map of indigenous nations (08/18)
KGOU talks to Cherokee map-maker Aaron Carapella about the motivation for his unique creations:

Filed Under: Law
Cherokee Nation donates $80K to six domestic violence shelters (08/15)
The shelters provide services to Native and non-Native clients in northeastern Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation welcomes all to annual holiday (08/11)
Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker invites everyone to the 62nd annual Cherokee National Holiday.

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.

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