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Diver’s dreams realized in Las Vegas production

Decorated diver Kaylea Arnett is creating her own brand of history as she flips a life of hard work and dedication into a career with an elite worldwide entertainment company. Arnett, a Chickasaw who began diving as a child in Oklahoma, is a performer in the acclaimed Cirque du Soleil

1839 Cherokee Meat Co. now accepting SNAP benefits

TAHLEQUAH – Cherokee Nation is continuing its efforts to fight food insecurity with 1839 Cherokee Meat Co. becoming a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program retailer. Operated by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, SNAP is the most far-reaching, powerful tool available to ensure that all Americans can afford healthy food. The program

2023 Sovereignty Day Celebration dance scheduled March 11 in Pawhuska

For the first time, dance organizers have added an Osage-only category for Men's Straight and Women's Cloth contests Written by Benny Polacca In paying homage to the 2006 reformed government, the Osage Nation is hosting its 2023 Sovereignty Day Celebration with a dance on Saturday, March 11, at the Osage

After delay, Native CDFIs get increase in financial assistance funding from Treasury

BY BRIAN EDWARDS WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Treasury has upped the amount of financial assistance it is providing to Native Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) in its latest — and later than usual — round of funding. The Treasury’s CDFI Fund last week announced $17.1 million in

Casinos and consulting? Pandemic spurs tribes to diversify

By: Associated Press MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) – When the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut for three months in 2020, its owners, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, had to reckon with decades of relying heavily on gambling as the tribe’s main source of revenue. “The fact that the

NSU Symposium on the American Indian celebrates 50 years in 2023

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Northeastern State University’s annual Symposium on the American Indian will return for its 50th year in April. The weeklong celebration of Native culture and scholarship will take place April 10 – 15 at the NSU Tahlequah campus. “We will celebrate fifty years of scholarship, broadening perspectives, community building,

Rep. Tom Cole vows to look into a long-running issue for truckers

By Noah Mack Gaylord News WASHINGTON - The chief concern for the nation’s truckers—a safe place to sleep—has caught the attention of an Oklahoma congressman who might be able to help. During Rep. Tom Cole’s (R-Moore) first virtual town hall meeting of the current session of
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