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Cherokee Nation launches innovative Speaker Services Program

Since January $1.2M Expended to help first language speakers, $6M more dedicated STILWELL, Okla.—For nearly a year fluent Cherokee Speaker Rosie Flute was cooking family meals on an electric burner after her stove wore out. Raindrops would frequently drip down the ceiling in her living room. Last week

Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium to Host Dinner Celebrating Partnerships between Tribal Nations and Oklahoma Businesses and Communities

Economic Impact to be highlighted; Tribal Nations, Community and Business Leadership to Attend Oklahoma City - Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium is hosting an event “Celebrating Oklahoma Tribal Communities,” from 6:30 – 9:30PM, Tuesday Aug. 9 at Tulsa’s Cox Business Center’s second floor Legacy Hall. Media is invited

Muscogee Models make fashion history in NYC - Deerinwater Twins appeared in Times Square Billboard

by Braden Harper NEW YORK CITY, New York – Times Square is one of New York City’s most popular destinations for tourists to visit from around the globe. Also known as “The Crossroads of the World,” it stands as one of the most significant commercial intersections in the country. It’

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 facility is the first of its kind in Oklahoma and Indian Country. Cherokee Nation leadership and executives from the tribe’

1st Native American US treasurer to be appointed, head Mint

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Native American is being appointed U.S. treasurer, a historic first.The White House announced President Joe Biden's intent to appoint Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba as his administration establishes an Office of Tribal and Native Affairs at the Treasury Department, which will be overseen by the U.S.

Cultural Center celebrates its first anniversary Choctaw style

By Kellie Matherly On July 23, 2022, the Choctaw Cultural Center in Durant, Oklahoma, will celebrate its first anniversary with a bang. The state-of-the-art facility opened in July of 2021 with the mission of sharing the Choctaw story with the world. Since then, visitors from all over have come to

Cherokee Nation makes history with USDOT transportation compact

By Lauren Green Gaylord News The Biden administration took another step to improve relations with the nation’s nearly 575 Native American tribes by signing an agreement giving the Cherokee Nation greater control over road improvements within its reservation.The Tribal Transportation Self-Governance compact allows the tribe to plan and
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