Cherokee Nation study shows major impact on the economy

The Cherokee Nation has a $1.06 billion impact on the economy in northeast Oklahoma, according to a report commissioned by the tribe.

The Tulsa World said the tribe provides $401 million in salary and supports 13,527 Cherokee and non-Cherokee jobs. About 9,000 people are employed directly by the tribe.

The study was based on the economic impact in the 14 counties where the tribe is based.

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Cherokee Nation has economic impact of $1.06 billion in northeast Oklahoma, report says (The Tulsa World 2/14)

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