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Native Heritage Month: Will Rogers

On November 4, 1879, Will Rogers was born on his family’s ranch near Oologah, Indian Territory. Rogers was a Cherokee actor, writer, humorist, philanthropist, cowboy, aviation booster, and much more! Celebrate his birthday at the Will Rogers Memorial Museums’
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NOAA awards over $15 million for climate science, community resilience

NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO) announced today a total annual award of $15.2 million to support 63 new, innovative and impactful projects that will improve our nation’s

Tribal Nation Gaming Milestone: Three Tribes, Two States, and One Purpose Bringing a First-of-its-Kind, Class II, Sports Themed App to the Market

New York, NY – The Chicken Ranch Tribe of Me-Wuk Indians of Jamestown, California, the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes and Eastern Shawnee Tribe, both of Oklahoma, have partnered with Vetnos LLC

Cherokee Nation celebrates opening of Cherokee Film Studios

OWASSO, Okla. — Cherokee Nation and its film office celebrated the opening of the Cherokee Film Studios, Owasso Campus, with a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday. The tribe’s state-of-the-art

UNT, Choctaw Nation Partner to Develop Advanced Mobility Corridor

The University of North Texas announced Tuesday that the school and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma are collaborating to develop an Advanced Regional Mobility Corridor designed to offer economic opportunity
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Native Heritage Month: Will Rogers

On November 4, 1879, Will Rogers was born on his family’s ranch near Oologah, Indian Territory. Rogers was a Cherokee actor, writer, humorist, philanthropist, cowboy, aviation booster, and much

Pelosi exploring a 'path' for Cherokee Nation delegate in Congress following testimony

By Allison Herrera Cherokee Nation is continuing its push to seat a delegate in Congress. Last Wednesday, the House Rules Committee held a hearing about whether they will seat a

U.S. Senate slow to recognize National Native American Heritage Month, Better late than never?

by Rob Capriccioso WASHINGTON — Stick this in your “better late than never” file. The U.S. Senate, nearly three weeks in to National Native American Heritage Month, has finally gotten

Appeals court: Feds have jurisdiction over surface mining

By: Janice Francis-Smith A federal appeals court displayed some sympathy for Oklahoma’s plight, even as the court denied the state’s plea to restore its regulatory authority regarding surface
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Pelosi exploring a 'path' for Cherokee Nation delegate in Congress following testimony

By Allison Herrera Cherokee Nation is continuing its push to seat a delegate in Congress. Last Wednesday, the House Rules Committee held a hearing about whether they will seat a

U.S. Senate slow to recognize National Native American Heritage Month, Better late than never?

by Rob Capriccioso WASHINGTON — Stick this in your “better late than never” file. The U.S. Senate, nearly three weeks in to National Native American Heritage Month, has finally gotten

Appeals court: Feds have jurisdiction over surface mining

By: Janice Francis-Smith A federal appeals court displayed some sympathy for Oklahoma’s plight, even as the court denied the state’s plea to restore its regulatory authority regarding surface

Cherokee Nation opens $20 million immersion facility where English becomes a foreign language

by Michael Overall TAHLEQUAH — Officials wanted literally everything to be written in Cherokee at the tribe’s new $20 million language center — restroom signs, office names, even the “wash your
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Oklahoma Music Minutes for November 14-18: Music you should hear this week

By Matthew Viriyapah The Oklahoma Music Minute features musicians and bands from across the state, in hopes you'll discover your next favorite musician. November is Native American Heritage Month, and

Work begins at resort, indoor water park site in downtown OKC area

Work has officially been launched on a resort destination and indoor water park expected to be a job-creator and economic driver for downtown Oklahoma City. The $400 million OKANA resort,

Roy Boney Jr. to deliver NSU Sequoyah Fellow Lecture on contemporary Cherokee Art

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Award-winning artist and 2022 Northeastern State University Sequoyah Fellow Roy Boney Jr. will present the Sequoyah Fellow Lecture at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 17 in the

NSU, Oklahoma Arts Council partner to present Celebrating Indigenous Art Series

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Northeastern State University Center for Tribal Studies has partnered with the Oklahoma Arts Council to present the Celebrating Indigenous Art Series during this year’s American Indian
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