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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Addressing breast cancer in our communities (10/21)
Encouraging regular testing to address breast cancer among Native women.

Filed Under: Environment
Montana to transfer bison from Yellowstone to Fort Peck Tribes (10/17)
Officials said they were confident of the tribe's ability to host and protect the herd.

Filed Under: Environment
Cherokee Nation receives bison from InterTribal Buffalo Council (10/07)
The tribe will raise bison for the first time in four decades.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Cherokee Nation director didn't notice pigeon shoot at fundraiser (10/03)
The director said she wouldn't have recommended Chief Bill John Baker attend the event.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Cherokee Nation chief apologizes for attending live pigeon shoot (10/01)
Principal Chief Bill John Baker insisted he did not kill any birds during a live pigeon shoot for Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma).

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Cherokee chief participated in live pigeon shoot for Sen. Inhofe (09/30)
The tribe donated $2,500 for Chief Bill John Baker to attend a hunt where live pigeons where thrown in the air and shot down.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Attorney General Eric Holder to step down after six-year tenure (09/26)
From the Cobell settlement to tribal jurisdiction provisions in the Violence Against Women Act, the Department of Justice led a dramatic shift in the federal-Indian relationship.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Actress with Native heritage cast in new version of Peter Pan (09/25)
Alanna Saunders is reportedly a descendant of members of the Cherokee Nation.

Filed Under: Business | National
Cherokee Nation hires former White House advisor Kim Teehee (09/25)
Tribal member will serve as vice president of special projects for Cherokee Nation Businesses.

Filed Under: National
Cherokee Nation sends 'Warrior Flight' for WWII veterans to DC (09/23)
Seven veterans will visit the World War II Memorial and see other monuments on the tribe-financed trip.

Filed Under: Business | National
Tribes in Oklahoma raise their minimum wage above federal level (09/15)
At least five tribes, including two with large enterprises, have raised their minimum wage well above the federal standard of $7.25 per hour.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Cherokee Nation loses land to land grab a century ago (09/09)
Author discusses the Land Run of 1893, in which land promised to the Cherokee Nation by treaty was open to settlers.

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