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The Cherokee Nation (ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ or Tsalagihi Ayeli) is the largest of three Cherokee federally recognized tribes in the United States.

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Honored to represent Cherokee Nation Career Services at the Tulsa Mayor's meeting on Workforce/Economic Development.
member of the Cherokee Nation. All people should follow the immigration of this country. Period.
Rain or snow, the future of Cherokee Nation continues to work hard to Re-Elect Chief Baker!
Some of my family are American Indians. Members of the Cherokee Nation. We, of all, know the importance of law
Did you know our US Congress is modeled after the Cherokee Nation's Council? :)
Get a new from Cherokee Nation Businesses in Claremore, OK.
How the Cherokee Nation keeps their culture alive through
Warren is from OK, home of the Cherokee Nation. She had to know Cherokee rolls scrupulously maintained. She's abhorred in OK!
Cherokee nation wants to close at 4 😑
Cherokee Nation launches monthly program highlighting people, places, history and culture -...
I'm suing Cherokee Nation for 52820 billion in cash when I wreck.
Last week, launched a monthly television series: "Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People”
Op-ed: Legislative Day allows to educate and inform Oklahoma lawmakers.
Everybody getting out except us come on Cherokee nation let us go let us go home
Snowfall coming down hard at the Cherokee Nation today.
The Program’s goal is to ensure Cherokee language lives on for future generations
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Videos: Lost and Found Archery (by Cherokee Nation citizen, Steve Russell) -
New ICWA ruling in case of Cherokee Nation case, you can't violate ICWA, the tribe has to be noticed
Office in Cherokee: Office supports the Cherokee Nation’s commitment to revitalize their language by providing...
NJ appellate court reverses ICWA case because of failure to notify Cherokee Nation
From Hunter Library-. Address of the "Committee and Council of the Cherokee Nation in General Council...
A shameful tax on the poor MT: “Cherokee Nation SoS says gaming revenue has contributed $895 mil over 10 years for state."
Cherokee Nation Sec State Hoskins just ID'd the problem in OK - our govt knows the cost of everything & value of nothing
How about Cherokee Nation's Hoskin's funding priorities be the Oklahoma Standard instead of Fallin's tax cuts?
Minimum wage in Cherokee Nation is $9.50 an hour.
Great to hear from Chuck Hoskin Jr about the Cherokee Nation's contributions to OK economy.
Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. says gaming revenue has contributed $895 million over 10 years for state.
We (the Cherokee Nation) have done something different with our revenue: invested in the health and education of our people.
Guys I am like the Cherokee Nation on the Trail of Tiers. Ever slowly slouching toward Oklahoma to be Born in Friend Tier.*does shot ...
Cherokee Nation officials hosted an open house at the new 6,000-square-foot Tahlequah tag office location.
Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma purchases 6 properties in 2014
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"Cherokee faction of fewer than 500 people in a nation of 17,000 who were agreeable to removal."
Starting to think the Cherokee Nation does not want to hire me because I stated I am part of Creek Nation. 😒
The Cherokee Nation once encompassed large portions of the southern United States. Learn How to Explore Your...
The Cherokee Nation Veterans Center began placing 70 new bricks in the veteran memorial courtyard earlier today.
Check up, blood pressure is normal. Now to lose 20 lbs, lol! (@ Cherokee Nation Three Rivers Health Center)
Chief of Cherokee Nation won't be prosecuted for pigeon shoot
Wilma Pearl Mankiller was the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.
If you have a Cherokee nation license plate, I most likely don't like you
Principal Chief Bill Baker with the Cherokee Nation addresses the members of OKAA
The nation's enrollment is over 317,000. Here are 10 things you should know:
Cherokee veteran gets all-expense paid trip to Super Bowl: A citizen of the Cherokee Nation is getting an…
announces $30 million boost for new tribal hospital in Tahlequah
Cherokee Nation hosts open house at new Tahlequah tag office - Anadisgoi
Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council signing up voters tonight for at SHS Basketball game.
This Day in Cherokee Nation History: January 27, 1824 - John Ridge and Sarah Bird Northrup are married in Cornwall, Connecticut. The marriage created quite a controversy and outraged many of the townspeople because John was Cherokee and Sarah was white. Although intermarriage was common among the Cherokees at this time, it usually occurred between a Cherokee woman and a white man. This was because of the matrilineal kinship clan system of the Cherokee; meaning children are born to the clan of their mother. Children born to Cherokee fathers and white mothers did not receive full status as Cherokee citizens until the tribe's National Council passed a law in 1825 that granted this. John came from a prominent Cherokee family and was the son of Major Ridge, a well-known Cherokee leader and war hero. He met Sarah while attending the Foreign Mission School at Cornwall, CT where her father was a steward. Soon after their marriage, they returned to Cherokee Nation and settled in Georgia. John was elected to the Ch ...
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Watch tonight to get info on Cherokee Nation's free volunteer tax program. It helped 1,500 families in 2014.
We are proud to see students take a hands-on approach learning the importance of financial literacy.
Wilma Mankiller - First female Chief of the Cherokee nation, Wilma Mankiller helped her people in in
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Trail of Tears : The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation by John Ehle (1997,...
Photo: sixpenceee: The Eternal Flame of the Cherokee Nation. This fire is a memorial of those people who...
I highly recommend Leadership Lessons from the Cherokee Nation: Learn from All I Observe by Chad Smith
Is Ralph Lauren Exploiting Native Americans (yes/no) source: huffingtonpost The clothing company Ralph Lauren released an online advertisement for its RRL line last month that drew scathing criticism from Native Americans. The ad's imagery harked back to the Old West, with henley jerseys and rustic jeans displayed in faded sepia tones. And while one page touted bandanas and “Western-style” shirts, the opposite page showed a Native American sporting a feathered headdress, holding a rifle across his lap. Another page depicted a stoic Native American man with dark skin, braided hair and a Western shirt-and-vest combo. Critics charged that the ads reduced people, and indeed entire cultures, to mere marketing props. Many called for a boycott. Dr. Adrienne Keene, a postdoctoral researcher and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, wrote in a post for Indian Country Today Media Network that Ralph Lauren had reached a "new low." “Ralph Lauren has been doing this my whole life,” Ruth Hopkins, a writer in her 30s ...
All my Cherokee Nation citizens - call/email your Council(wo)man & tell them to have dental implants offered as treatments.
Elizabeth Warren For President ! (Cherokee Nation ): I fully endorse the senior senator from the great comm...
The whole concept of Indian warfare was not to kill in quantity, which was why feuds between tribes lasted generations. One commander said of his time fighting Indians that he learnt everything about how to command 30 dragoons, and forgot everything else he had ever learnt, not quite the sort of thing that’s required in the WBTS. The fact that the Delaware, Creek, Seminole, Kickapoo, Seneca, Osage, Shawnee, Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes formed for the Union side; the 1st and 2nd Indian Home Guard as to fight within their territories wearing the Union uniform--they were mounted and trained as to be 'in uniform' per se to the Cavalry protocols, tactics and the like. Not all tribes had their men on horses--some acted as scouts, river pilots and the like. The National Archives has a picture of Native American Indians at Fredericksburg as 'sharp shooters.' On the Confederate side though, the Cherokee Nation created the 2nd Cherokee Mounted Rifles lead by Col. John Drew, one of the riches Cherokee Indians. And ...
The National Park Service is proud to present "Trail of Tears," produced in collaboration with the Cherokee Nation. This is the official film of the Trail of...
Tell that to my Relatives of Cherokee Nation & all Native Americans_
heres a good one for you, right here at holiday season, i claim my Native American heritage, as a nationality, and i have heard all i want to hear about the mistreatment of *** *** and jews,especially Europeans who are visitors in this great land and have over stayed your welcome, no one gave you permission to stay here and have your pitiful offsprings to polute this the land of the great father i say to you this is my house, so be gone back to the lands you already polluted years ago i say so blackheart of the Cherokee nation, put that into your pipe and smoke it LMBO
Good morning, friends. Here in the Old Cherokee Nation of north Alabama in the mountains, home of the remarkable Sequoyah in the 1820's, inventor of the Cherokee writing system--the ONLY full writing system of almost 570 Native nations--I have powerful and profound news! Thanks to the loving and tenacious heart and spirit of Ginny Brink, it has just been announced that in the fall of 2015 ALL high school students, grades 10-12, in two major counties of Virginia will be required to read Walking the Trail, One Man's Journey Along the Cherokee Trail of Tears. This discussion among them and their teachers will encompass a week. This is a notable step in changing American education, where increased knowledge, history, awareness and Truth start to motivate students to higher levels of authenticity. If further blessed by other rugged individuals like Ginny ,James Percoco, and Dale Stewart, this required study of Native American history will spread to other states. Thank you, Great Spirit!
What a weekend!!! Friday December 5th "a Cartoon Christmas Open House" at the Cherokee Nation Complex, come take pictures with Bugs Bunny, Mickey & Minnie Mouse, Whinne the pooh & tigger, Elsa & anna and More!!! Then SATURDAY is the Tahlequah Christmas Parade and before during & after the parade UWE will be having a meet & greet autograph signing at the AWESOME KAWi Cafe! Then Sunday in Claremore We perform and have a fundraiser for Arleigh who is fighting Leukemia!!!
Ah so is my Cherokee Nation I hope all tribes do this
Cherokee Nation upset by link to Washington team's foundation
Turn what has been done into a better path.~Wilma Mankiller, Cherokee Nation Chief
Not even sure where to start on this one -- the Cherokee nation is expelling descendants of the tribe's black slaves
People & Places: Library Hall of Fame: The Cherokee Nation and the Tulsa library have been working to record t...
Angel Project helps Cherokee children with clothes, books, and toys for Christmas." 1,500+ "angels" need adopting.
Cherokee removal, part of the Trail of Tears, refers to the forced relocation between 1836 and 1839 of the Cherokee Nation from their lands in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Alabama to the Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) in the Western United States, which resulted in the death of an estimated 4000 Cherokee. The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.
Well, no one else I know in the Cherokee Nation seems to know *** she's taking abt.
I just have a Cherokee nation shirt
and Cherokee Nation say NO to racial slur and Washington OAF
Cherokee Nation calendar of events for December:
Chief Bill John Baker, the principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, has promised constituents that his tribe will...
Cherokee Nation calendar of events for December
Sen, Elizabeth Warren (D) MA (or Cherokee Nation) thinks traveling to Vermont qualifies as foreign policy experience.
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CNO citizens object strongly to Nation's association of any kind w/ Dan Snyder or Rwords organization
Cherokee Nation honored for working with to create audio and written lessons
Again I wonder if Cherokee Nation will hire me back after they let me go while fighting Cancer!!! I know that the people I spoke with in CN administration, Human Resources and over Health department flat out lied to me had me believing that I would have a job; had me fill out paperwork that they told me to to secure my job and then they denied it (denied documents they told me too)..and now I am without a job...guess that is how Cherokee Nation cares for their employees. Punishment for having Cancer!!! ?? that is what it sure feels like with everyone who "Said they care" doing nothing but talking lies!!!
I've been taught that if you try to live your life Gaduwa, that others will come to your defense if you are attacked, that you are "covered." I have found this to be true and appreciate those that understand who I am and how important community work is to me. With that said, I've never received any gifts for my work as a board member of the Cherokee Nation Community Association with the exception of knowing that I am a part of an organization that seeks to support the work of 22 Cherokee Communities across the country in their cultural and civic activities. These organized communities have to be comprised of at least 60% Cherokee Citizens, so when I send a presenter to an At-Large Community in my role as Cherokee Nation's Cultural Outreach Officer, they have met this criteria. I work with the Cherokee Community in Bakersfield, CA on their Annual Event in Ridgecrest, CA. This community raises funds for the event, I send one presenter. Just want to be clear on that.
LESSON HEARD and LEARNED: Thank you to my friend NATHAN who is an employee in the APPLE PC TECH/Engineer at NIKE corp. in Beaverton, OR for his SERVICE. Welcome HOME TODAY from NEW YORK TRIP hope it was UNEVENTFUL!! Thank You to my brothers, living in this world, and many who had passed on to the spirit world, as Native Warriors of the Cherokee Nation thru my Mother and Warriors of the Creek Nation thru birth rite of my Father, thank you for fighting a never ending battle for FREEDOM for us all...
Come out tomorrow, November 12th. 700pm-8:30pm Dr. Pamela Slate-Liggett speaks on "The Cherokee Nation in (cont)
Footsteps of the CherokeesA Guide to the Eastern Homelands of the Cherokee Nation
When I walk the halls of our tribal complex, visit one of our health centers, stop by one of our field offices, or attend events at our casinos, I am struck by the number of veterans we have serving our tribal government. Their devotion to serving their fellow Americans, and now their fellow Native Americans, is both inspirational and humbling. Every branch of the military is represented in our nearly 9,000 employees at Cherokee Nation, CNB, CNE and CNI. Men and women serving as far back as the Korean and Vietnam Wars, to more recent military campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, make up our diverse and valued workforce. And the same dedication they showed to their country, they show to the Cherokee Nation. In our health centers, veterans administer the same level of care to our Cherokee patients as they did to wounded warriors on the battlefield. Homes are being built for Cherokees, by Cherokees, with the same skills and work ethic used to rebuild entire countries. Cherokees are being trained and put back t ...
WHEN do you plan to apologize to Nation for I WILL keep calling until you apologize
WHEN do you plan to apologize to the Nation ??? don't leave us high and dry
"The racial hegemony of the Cherokee nation is a racial hegemony possessed by the Cherokee nation.". -line from the paper I turned in today.
no, Indians are from India, Cherokee Nation is acceptable
No laughing here! I'm living it, born/raised ranchin' & still living it everyday! Hubby is Cherokee, live in Cherokee Nation in Ok.
Employee fundraising efforts support health needs of Cherokee people
This is the Trail of Tears again that is not only targeting the Cherokee nation but hundreds of thousands of...
Patiently awaiting my brother to join the Sovereign Cherokee Nation so I can get free college.
In 1985, Wilma Mankiller became the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.
Gainesville Plumbing enjoyed attending the Cherokee Nation TERO Event last week in Catoosa, Oklahoma!.
Veterans Day Events planned - Cherokee Nation breakfast at 9am this morning in Tahlequah Event planned at Hilldale...
Cherokee Nation responds to offensive Alabama McAdory High School ‘Trail of Tears’ banner
now it's time for you to go to cherokee and take your rightful spot as the Chief of the Indian Nation
Free admission to Cherokee Nation museums in November - Claremore Daily Progress
Fort Smith, Arkansas. Cherokee nation voter registration and exhibits.
Cherokee Nation. Please join all of us here in the Cherokee Nation in wishing our Deputy Principal Chief S. Joe...
cherokee marching band is freaking FIRST in the nation 🔶👏
More than 50 walk for Diabetes Awareness at the Cherokee Nation today.
Legend of the Kituwah A Long - Long Time Ago . The Cherokee sometimes referred to themselves as Ani-Kituhwagi, ‘The People of Kituhwa’. Kituhwa was the name of an ancient city, located near present Bryson City, NC which was the nucleus of the Cherokee Nation. The common English phonetic spelling today is ‘Keetoowah’, a name used by traditionalist Cherokee groups like the Keetoowah Society (followers of traditional religion) and the United Keetoowah Band (a Federally Recognized Faction of predominantly Full Blood Cherokees - actually the Keetoowah were a recognized faction before the Cherokee Nation was). The United Keetoowah Band is located in Tahlequah, OK. The Legend of the Keetoowah, as recalled in 1930 by Levi B. Gritts, a predominent member of the traditionalist Keetoowah Society, places them on islands in the Atlantic Ocean east of South America. Anthropologists have discovered that Cherokee basket and pottery styles resemble those of South American and Caribbean tribes, differing from other ...
Elders from the Cherokee Nation share Halloween stories, in two parts on Indian Country Today Media Network:
Cherokee Nation to receive $29.5 million in settlement from Indian Health Service – Tulsa World...
Cherokee History Kituwa Mound, location of the Cherokee mother town in North Carolina Cherokee history draws upon the oral traditions and written history of the Cherokee people, who are currently enrolled in the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, living predominantly in North Carolina and Oklahoma. Contents Origins Early culture 16th century: Spanish contact 17th century: English contact 18th century history 19th century Removal era Treaty party Trail of Tears Eastern Band Civil War Reconstruction and late 19th century Notable Cherokees in history See also Notes References Origins Great Smoky Mountains There are two prevailing views about Cherokee origins. One is that the Cherokees are relative latecomers to Southern Appalachia. The other theory is that they have been there for thousands of years. Some historians believe that Cherokees came to Appalachia as late as the 13th century. Over time they moved into Muscogee Creek territory and settle ...
Cherokee History of Clay County, Kentucky/ Red Bird / Big Turtle Its county seat is Manchester. The county was formed in 1807 and named in honor of Green Clay (1757–1826). Clay was a member of the Virginia and Kentucky State legislatures, first cousin once removed of Henry Clay, U.S. Senator from Kentucky and Secretary of State in the 19th century. Red Bird was a Cherokee who lived and died in what is known today as Clay County, Kentucky, after and before European colonization, a time when the Cherokee Nation extended to the Ohio River in the north, the Cumberland River in the west, and the Great Kanawha River in the east. The well-known "Warriors Trail," which ran from Florida to Michigan, and served as an important trade route for many thousands of years, passes through Clay County. Remnants of the trail survive to this day, running up Goose Creek to the mouth of Otter Creek, up Otter Creek, and down Stinking Creek. Other segments of the trail are present on the bench tops of mountains along the Middl ...
Wilma Mankiller (1945-2010). First Female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. I got to hear her speak twice! http:/…
In honor of today's is Chief Wilma Mankiller, 1st female chief of Cherokee Nation.
Chief Swimmer is candidly talking about the sexist opposition to Wilma Mankiller in the Cherokee Nation during the 1980s.
One of the Works Project Administration projects during the Depression era was a collection of narratives by elderly people. In Oklahoma, historian Grant Foreman helped to oversee this project. The narratives provided a glimpse into history from a different perspective than is often found in the history books. Ordinary citizens — farmers, cattlemen, homemakers, Indians, freed slaves — all shared their experiences in pioneering Oklahoma. One narrative by a Cherokee freedwoman told of how many Indian Territory residents fled, or were led, to Kansas for the duration of the Civil War. This woman’s name wasn’t given, so I will call her Sallie. She had been born into slavery in 1852 near Tahlequah in the Cherokee Nation. Her parents had been slaves for a farmer, also unidentified, who had a plantation southeast of Tahlequah. The plantation owner left the “bossing” of the slaves to his sons, but according to Sallie, they were not harsh or restrictive. The farm produced wheat, corn and millet. The sla ...
Kim Teehee (Cherokee), former senior White House advisor, returns to Oklahoma to work for her Tribe.
The Cherokee Nation flew seven Cherokee WWII veterans to Washington D.C. this week in recognition of their service to our nation.
History of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Nation via
for Cherokee nation! I conduct surveys over the phone. I'm one of those annoying *** people 😂
Cherokee Nation is strengthening their workforce presence in northeast Oklahoma w/opening of their new Career Servic…
FAV Cherokee Nation, Love this shot for GQ Spain! How bout that Shirt??
The Cherokee Nation appears to have already maxed out to Senator Inhofe.
Salute To Heroes Newspaper Presents!. Cherokee Nation honors veterans, brings military history to life
We love this oped by Steve Russell, member of the Cherokee Nation & trial judge in...
I'm so freaking fed up with Cherokee Nation and their ridiculous policies. Suck my *** !
Johnson City police: Walking stick attack caused by argument over Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation Selected Help in the Fight to Drive Down Chronic Diseases . New program...
.. You have a citizen of a the Cherokee Nation standing right in front of you telling you that it's a racial slur
Yes, very true, Jennie! Cherokee Nation gets hit hard in this area. Thanks for the input & dialogue.
Actress who's "a descendant of members of the Cherokee Nation" is cast as Tiger Lily. So she's not Native herself?
That's how they introduced themselves on the phone too, "hello this is the Cherokee Nation" I didn't know how to respond to that
Got a call from the Cherokee Nation at work today cuz, you know, Oklahoma... So I guess that's a thing
Cherokee Nation accepting applications for re-inventoried homes in Adair County
and the Cherokee Nation does not use BQ.
The Cherokee Nation is huge. Plenty of talent--this is tokenism.
Diane Kelly from the Cherokee Nation at the Mayor’s Breakfast this morning.
"I pray that understanding what the Cherokee Nation suffered, and what all of the First Nations peoples suffered,...
We welcome former White House Senior Policy Advisor Kimberly Teehee as our new Vice President of Special Projects.
The Cherokee Nation marched and whistled like the 7 Dwarfs, across the country.
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Travis Smith Stars in ‘Cherokee Nation’ for GQ Spain: . Cherokee Nation-Photographed by Sergi Pons, American mo...
"...she WILL know she was always loved, and wanted by her family, and the people of the Cherokee Nation..."
The brought 7 Cherokee World War II veterans to tour the memorial sites at the nation’s capital. http:…
After visiting the Biltmore Estate, we took some time to drive on a small part of the Blue Ridge Parkway, visited the Cherokee Indian Reservation and took a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain railroad through a part of the old Cherokee Nation land and up to Lake Fontana. My first visit in that area and really thought it was lovely.
Daily OK Fact: Wilma Mankiller was the 1st woman to head a major American Indian tribal government as the Chief of the Cherokee Nation!
THE CALENDARS ARE IN!! enTime Studios in collaboration with David Cornsilk have produced a 2015 calendar called “Birds of the Cherokee Nation”. This beautiful calendar features photographs of different birds for each month and gives the syllabary, phonetic pronunciation, and description of each bird. It also has a special page dedicated to the Cherokee meaning of each month. We have included a syllabary chart on the back cover for reference. These will be for sale at various vendors during CNH including the Spider Gallery. The price of each calendar is $10. We would also like to offer these to the members of the “Documented ᏣᎳᎩ” group. If you can't make it to CNH we can ship the calendar to you. The price for one calendar including shipping will be $12.95. We accept paypal or postal money orders. For paypal send payment to: oklaguy67and If you want to mail payment, please mail to: J. Davis, PO Box 492, Warner OK 74469. We will not ship any orders until after the CNH. If you have any question ...
Cherokees / Cherokee Cherokees (in English: Cherokee in Cherokee: ah-ni-yv-wi-ya) are the Native Americans who inhabited the present territory of the states of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia in the southeastern United States when Europeans made contact with them in the sixteenth century. Subsequently, most of the Cherokees were forced to move to the Ozark Plateau (Oklahoma). The Cherokees were one of the people who gathered in the "Five Civilized Tribes". origins There are two prevailing views about the origin of the Cherokee. One is that the Cherokee, a people of Iroquoian language, were behind in terms of the Appalachian South, which might have migrated in late prehistoric times from northern areas, the traditional territory of the later Haudenosaunee five nations and other peoples of Iroquois speech. Researchers in the nineteenth century recorded conversations with elders who recounted an oral tradition of the Cherokee people migrating south from the ...
Cherokee Nation Veterans Center is now laying new red bricks at the Veterans Memorial located just West of the center.
Headed for The Cherokee Nation Oklahoma! On the hunt for some frybread!
As of 5:01 pm today, Aug.29, 2014, Sherrie Whitekiller Perry will be officially retired from the Cherokee Nation after 28 years two months and 27 days! Cherokee Nation help me raise my three sons and provide me opportunity to grow professionally. What wonderful friends I have made over the years. God has blessed me and my family! Not the end, just the beginning of a new journey!
Cherokee Nation Public Health and the University of Oklahoma have established a great partnership in promoting...
Hear what the Cherokee Nation is doing to get more tribal citizens registered to vote on noon CT Tues. ht…
S/o to the Cherokee Nation for providing online language classes. 😁
do you hear and the Cherokee Nation? We do!!
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Cherokee Nation wants up to 50 more animals for new bison herd
Cherokee Nation via In honor of the Trail of Tears
The 2014 Cherokee National Treasures honored at the annual State of the Nation awards banquet.
.. So what about Cherokee Nation Principle Chief Chad Smith or PC Wilma Mankiller or PC Ross Swimmer..
is at the 2014 Cherokee Nation Honors and Awards Banquet in The Place Where They Play.
Cherokee Nation honors 16 individuals and 4 organizations at annual State of the Nation awards banquet tonight.
People need to be ready for Cherokee to shock the nation tomorrow.
Yo. I'm on TV and not for crime news. Catch me at the :11 mark but DON'T BLINK or you'll miss me.
Cherokee Nation starts construction on casino at Indian allotment
Congrats to a member of our one of our great U of A Student Named 'Miss Cherokee,' via
Cherokee Nation police find man who disappeared 37 years ago The... via
Grants help students to tour Cherokee Nation sites
Quite pleased that Miss Cherokee is a an student. Well done, Sunday!.
U of A Student Named 'Miss Cherokee,' Will Serve as Goodwill Ambassador for Cherokee Nation | via
Cherokee Nation wants up to 50 more bison
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We hope you all came out to experience Cindi speaking about the Cherokee Nation in Roswell tonight! Make sure...
Ready for the Cherokee nation tourney this weekend
Cherokee Nation Entertainment breaks ground on new South Coffeyville casino
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief talks at today's groundbreaking on a new South Coffeyville casino.
Cherokee Nation giving away weather radios to employees today to keep them safer during severe weather.
Yes the project i am working on is with the UKb and Cherokee nation but i do not want to really advertise it.
Cherokee Nation Healthy Nation received the following Thank You letter from First Lady Michelle Obama, for our... htt…
Cherokee Nation donates $25K for Pryor splash pad - The Cherokee Nation donated $25,000 to the city of Pryor to he...
Stand Watie (1806-1871) Leader of the Cherokee Nation and a Brigadier General of the Confederate States Army.
The Cherokee Nation will host a barbecue dinner for all veterans at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center this Labor Day weekend during the Cherokee National Holiday, a media release states. To show appreciation for all those who served in the Armed Forces, the Cherokee Nation is hosting an open house of its new veterans center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 30. A reception dinner of barbecue and chicken will follow from 4 to 6 p.m. Principal Chief Bill John Baker and Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, a Navy veteran, will attend. The event is free. The $2 million veterans center, which was tribally funded, features 25 pieces of military-themed artwork from American Indian artists and 16 display cases showcasing multiple Cherokee veterans’ military regalia. There are a dozen other cases displaying vintage wartime newspapers and various memorabilia. The 8,700-square-foot veterans center houses the Cherokee Nation veteran assistance and benefit offices and U.S. Veterans Affairs readjustment counselor. It features ...
Well folks, the ice bucket challenge has reached the Cherokee Nation! Cherokee citizen and professional MMA fighter Wes Nofire challenged our own Principal Chief Bill John Baker! Challenge someone you know to raise awareness, or more importantly, MONEY, for the fight against
I start going to college online tomorrow I'm so excited but I'm going to pay for everything i owe after I'm done with college back by myself with a job and maybe help from Cherokee nation but will see but I'm excited
As a Native American (Go Cherokee Nation!) I approve of the Redskins name. A Big Fat Raspberry to all of you pantywaist liberals who didn't decide it was politically incorrect until last year! What happened to Occupying Wall Street anyway? Nothing is worse than a liberal who won't follow through on his agenda.
.OKAY Billy, let's visit the Seminole nation, and the Cherokee, Ur supposedly Cherokee right?
Why we support the Murrow Home in Muskogee
THANK YOU WARRIOR NATION for supporting the CHEROKEE CO SERVICE LEAGUE! Riverfest 9/27 and 9/28! Be there!
Cherokee Nation, NSU to mark anniversary -
less so if you know it’s about the Cherokee Nation dropping Freedmen from tribal membership?
Great visit today from and district staff!The South Knox Cherokee Nation appreciates your leadership, direction and support!
Cherokee Nation-Paul Revere and The Raiders: . [Never forget our American IndianS, they RULE!]. via
Building bison: Cherokee Nation wants up to 50 more animals
Cherokee Nation donated $12,500 to the Murrow Indian Children's Home in Muskogee to help fund a building project.
Cherokee Nation preserves supports through new construction RT
Great article about one of our latest projects for Cherokee Nation: Elevations: Cooweescoowee Health Center
Good thing Cherokee Nation is payin for my books 😉
I am currently working to start a SAMAUSA program with the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee and Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation didn't want to claim blacks who had Cherokee blood, but that's another topic.
.. I'm 100% a Cherokee Nation citizen. I'm not a fraction like colonial government wants us 2b.
.. show me where it is new to the Cherokee Nation? Ross Swimmer even said it was derogatory.
CNB and are working to preserve our culture & support art through new construction.
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Cherokee Nation preserves culture, supports art through new construction
Some more CHEROKEE NATION TRIVIA from the 1999 constitution convention that I have been engrossed in reading - it has some good history in it - When the 1999 Constitution was being revised an amendment was introduced that one must be 1/16 Cherokee blood and speak Cherokee in order to be Chief - here David Cornsilk makes a very good speech against it - MR. CORNSILK: Mr. Chairman, I rise in vehemenous opposition to that proposal. Again, with my experience in the Cherokee Nation, having worked in the registration department for over three years, I would submit to this body that the Cherokee Nation people are very diverse. We've heard that many, many times since we've been here. And that ninety percent or more of the Cherokee Nation is less than one-quarter Indian. That the most common degrees of Indian blood in our Tribe is 1/16th and 1/32nd. If we put this kind of limitation on ourselves, we are simply saying that we don't trust ourselves to lead our own Nation. We're trying to say that the people, our own ...
This is a pretty neat series that the Cherokee Nation puts out. I like these, and thought I would share. . "Do...
Why was a 2 star American General gunned down one of the nation's top ranking forces shot in a warzone in hostile...
as a proud citizen of the Cherokee nation of OK "shut up & listen" please don't be offended for me
Read about raising its minimum wage to $9.50:
Cherokee Nation voter registration form now in Cherokee syllabary.
Hey InfoSec peeps - Cherokee Nation in Tulsa is hiring IT Security Engineers -
Sam treated us right at the Roundup for lunch! Great supporter of the Cherokee Nation!
Cherokee Nation Spurs Growth in Small Town of Ochelata: OCHELATA, OKLAHOMA — The Cherokee Nation is helping br...
I'd like to thank Cherokee Nation. Without them young Indians like me can't make it in this world. 😂😂
Racist! On behalf of the Cherokee Nation.. I will provide you with a place and time to meet me
You, who gave me my first name, you. Pawnee, Apache and Seneca, you. Cherokee Nation, who rested with me, then
The Cherokee Nation is the wolf tribe, so part of my tat will be a white an black wolf, like ying an yang. I'm so stoked!
Also got to meet 'Beloved Man', tribal elder Jerry Wolf, a WWII vet who represents Cherokee Nation around the world!! ht…
Cherokee Nation spurs growth in Ochelata - The Cherokee Nation is helping breathe new life into the small town of ...
appoints John Filippe to IT VP role, Todd Gourd as CIO
Born in 1879 on a large ranch in the Cherokee Nation near what later would become Oologah, Oklahoma, Will Rogers...
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White folk put the funniest things on their vanity Cherokee Nation tags...
*** shack Barn in Carter Co. on the way to Marguerette Falls in the Northern Cherokee National Forest, TN. It is now gone. It took me home to see it because of picture my great grandpa McKinley Brooks was a *** hunter and the shed out back was his *** shack". He even nailed *** hides to boards and left them on the side of the house to dry so he could use them or sell them.
Tennessee Wild is dedicated to protecting wilderness on the Cherokee National Forest for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future generations. We aim to educate the public about the benefits of
Does anyone know what time Cherokee nation opens tomorrow for school voucher
Get a new from Cherokee Nation Businesses in Jacksonville, FL.
"The Cherokee Nation doesn't use the practice of blood quantum. The baby at ? is not 1% Cherokee. She *is* Cherokee."
New blog post: Briefs in Cherokee Nation Challenge to Interior’s Decision to Acquire Trust Land for United Kee...
Indian Country - Cherokee Nation Comes to the Rescue; Rebuilds Citizen’s Home After Fire
Cherokee Nation calendar of events for August
CNB exec. Cheryl Cohenour will speak at the National Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference. .
CNE- Dimming System - Cherokee Nation: CNE- Dimming SystemCherokee NationTERO: This procurement is subject to ...
Huge Selection of Jackets at Low Prices
Cherokee Nation rebuilds citizen’s home in Adair County after fire .
Capobiancos suing Dusten Brown, Cherokee Nation, and Veronica for 1.2 million dollars. It's disgusting and despicable.
Cherokee Nation program keeps former inmates out of prison The...
Yes. The Cherokee Nation among others are here.
Enjoyed meeting some really nice South Doyle folks tonight. Loking forward to a great season with the Cherokee nation.
Awesome Kick-off at Cherokee H.S. today with Dr. Steve Constantino. Ms. Murdock was an entertaining and gracious host. Go Warrior Nation!
For everybody who asked how I got my Cherokee Nation ID, they will be back at the Hard Rock on July 31st from 10am to 2pm
There is only one reason that Cherokee Nation would stand in the way of the United Keetoowah Bands casino and it is just business.
A new species of moth from the Appalachian Mountains named to honor the Cherokee Nation
.. No they aren't, and the National Congress of American Indians isn't& neither is the Navajo Nation or the Cherokee Nation-on & on
needs to come to the Cherokee Nation!
Tahlequah cafe, the Kawi Cafe, offers entrepreneurial training, courtesy of Cherokee Nation -
Wil Rogers was proud to be of Cherokee Ancestry.! no more Nation
The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation will accept applications for fall semester college housing assistance Aug. 1-15.
Housing Authority taking applications for low-rent housing - The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation has low-...
"That country is ours. We will permit them to live in it." from Jefferson letter 2 Chiefs of Cherokee Nation
Why the Cherokee Nation Allied Themselves With the Confederate States of America in 1861 by Leonard M. Scruggs Many have no doubt heard of the valor of the Cherokee warriors under the command of Brigadier General Stand Watie in the West and of Thomas’ famous North Carolina Legion in the East during the War for Southern Independence from 1861 to 1865. But why did the Cherokees and their brethren, the Creeks, Seminoles, Choctaws, and Chickasaws determine to make common cause with the Confederate South against the Northern Union? To know their reasons is very instructive as to the issues underlying that tragic war. Most Americans have been propagandized rather than educated in the causes of the war, all this to justify the perpetrators and victors. Considering the Cherokee view uncovers much truth buried by decades of politically correct propaganda and allows a broader and truer perspective. On August 21, 1861, the Cherokee Nation by a General Convention at Tahlequah (in Oklahoma) declared its common cause ...
Won $5 million for the Cherokee Nation in a suit argued before the Supreme Court in 1906
The White House has named Cherokee Nation citizen Daryl Legg a “Champion of Change” for going from a three time convicted felon to someone who’s helped positively change the lives of dozens. Legg was sentenced to prison three times for drug possession, but turned his life around and now runs a work…
Any Native student of history knows that Andrew Jackson, founder of the Democrat party, was also known as “Indian Killer”. As the architect of the Indian Removal Act, Jackson was responsible for the death of thousands of Natives. Under his drunken rule the Cherokee Nation suffered the Trail of Tears, also bringing Davy Crockett (who was the only member of Congress to vote against the IRA) to say, “You can go to *** I’m going to Texas!” as he quit Congress in shame of their actions. The founder of the Republican Party, Abraham Lincoln, while known as a liberator for generations of African-Americans, was the instigator of the Long Walk to Hwéeldí for the Diné. Thousands of our ancestors were driven from their homes into concentration camps when crops, homes, and water ways were destroyed under the scorched-earth policy of the Army looking for gold to pay for America’s “civil war”. Lincoln also ordered the murder of dozens of Lakota, Nakota, and Dakota in the largest mass murder of Ameri . ...
Democrats in every state of the union have an annual fundraising dinner called the Jefferson/Jackson Day Dinner. The Jefferson is Thomas Jefferson, and if progressive college professors taught us anything it’s that Jefferson was a slave owner. But, in the pantheon of progressive sensitivities, he’s a saint compared to Andrew Jackson. Jackson, a lifelong military man and Democrat, was responsible for untold thousands of Native American deaths. Jackson oversaw the Trail of Tears, where lands were forcibly taken from tribes and they were marched west, many to their deaths. When the Supreme Court ruled the removal of the Cherokee Nation unlawful, Jackson simply ignored them, saying of Chief Justice John Marshall’s ruling, “John Marshall has made his decision; now let him enforce it!” The Supreme Court has no army, the president does. Jackson simply ignored the ruling and removed the Cherokee anyway. What’s more offensive: a sports team nickname people have to have explained to them why it’s offe ...
Cheyenne & Arapahoe Delegates for the Cherokee Outlet Oklahoma City ca. 1893 ... The Cherokee Outlet or "Strip" was a 67 mile wide x 225 mile long parcel of land ceded to the Cherokee Nation in 1836 as part of the Treaty of New Echota. Because of their alliance with the Confederacy during the Civil War, the Cherokee were required to renegotiate their treaties with the United States. As a result of a new treaty, ratified in July, 1866, the Cherokee temporarily lost control of the "strip" and Cheyenne and Arapahoe were settled on the eastern part of the strip. In 1889 Congress authorized a Commission to persuade the Cherokee to cede complete title. This photograph was taken during these negotiations, which formally ended in 1893, when a new treaty was ratified, in which for a sum of $8,595,736.12, the Cherokee ceded title to over 8 million acres. Photograph identified in negative as Scheyenne [sic] Arapahoe Delegates Counciling For Cherokee Outlet, Oklahoma City.
THE Trail of Tears 4 years ago by Lester Unega Waya The Cherokees in 1828 were not nomadic savages. In fact, they had assimilated many European-style customs, including the wearing of gowns by Cherokee women. They built roads, schools and churches, had a system of representational government, and were farmers and cattle ranchers. A Cherokee alphabet, the "Talking Leaves" was perfected by Sequoyah. "I would sooner be honestly damned than hypocritically immortalized" Davy Crockett His political career destroyed because he supported the Cherokee, he left Washington D. C. and headed west to Texas. In 1830 the Congress of the United States passed the "Indian Removal Act." Although many Americans were against the act, most notably Tennessee Congressman Davy Crockett, it passed anyway. President Jackson quickly signed the bill into law. The Cherokees attempted to fight removal legally by challenging the removal laws in the Supreme Court and by establishing an independent Cherokee Nation. At first the court seeme ...
Absolutely honored to be hosted by & to take the stage speaking to the great Cherokee Nation's youth.
This Day in Fort Scott History May 30, 1842 Camp Scott is established by three officers and 120 men of Companies A and C, 1st US Dragoons, who closed Fort Wayne in the Cherokee Nation several days prior. The post's name is soon changed to Fort Scott.
Reading David-Michael Harding's very good novel, Losing St. Christopher. It's hard to imagine a "Removal" law applied to the Cherokee Nation
Here's a song by Paul Revere and the Raiders its called Cherokee Nation on 560 sherry fm
A friend asked me tonight why people say my name in anger and with such venom; yet I never say their name. I have opinions on many things. I state those opinions freely. I don't expect anyone to agree with me. When I began the struggle for the rights of the freedmen, I was called Ni**er lover. Even when no one believed we could win, I stood firm. And now we are on the cusp of a changing event in Cherokee history. The freedmen will be Cherokee citizens. When I stood up for marriage equality in the Cherokee Nation, I was called a *** and worse. But now, 13 states have marriage equality and more soon to follow. Even Oklahoma will fall to power of the 14th Amendment. In a few short years, bigotry in the Cherokee Nation won't matter. I am a patient man. When I supported Bill John Baker for Principal Chief I was called a fool, told he could not win. When Chad Smith said I would never work for the Cherokee Nation as long as he was chief, I decided he would no longer be chief. I don't intend or set out to crea .. ...
Cherokee Nation and Cherokee Nation Businesses employees potentially saved the lives of more than 5,000 people throughout the state last year by donating more than 1,800 pints of blood. The tribe’s partnership with Oklahoma Blood Institute has potentially saved more than 18,000 lives since 2010.
The Cherokee Nation is now issuing photo tribal citizenship cards. Cherokee citizens can visit the tribe’s registration department to get a valid photo ID, similar in appearance to a driver’s license. “I’ve presented my photo tribal citizenship card at several major airports, and even to the U.S. Secret Service, and experienced no problems whatsoever,” Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker said. “Producing a government-issued, photo ID helps to instill a greater sense of pride in our people and decrease the possibility of fraud or misuse of the traditional ‘blue card.’” More than a year of planning and design was required to transform the tribal citizenship cards, also known as “blue cards,” into photo IDs. The cards still feature a citizen’s Cherokee Nation registration number and official registrar signature, but have been upgraded to include the citizen’s photo and signature, Principal Chief’s signature and a distinctive Cherokee Nation seal hologram for validatio ...
Cherokee Nation and CNB partners with Oklahoma Blood Institute to Save More than 5,000 Lives
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker signed a proclamation Thursday declaring May as "Foster Care Awareness Month" within the Cherokee Nation. Interested in becoming an adoptive or foster parent? Please visit for more information.
Sequoyah and the Cherokee Syllabary "Your invention of the alphabet is worth more to your people than two bags full of gold in the hands of every Cherokee." -Sam Houston Family tradition tells us that Sequoyah (S-si-qua-ya) was born west of Chillhowee Mountain, which is approximately one and a half miles east of Tasgigi, Monroe County, Tennessee. This location is only about 8 miles from Echota, the capital of the old Cherokee Nation. As far as his birth year, the best estimation is from 1760 to 1765. Sequoyah stated that when an Iroquoian Peace Delegation visited at New Echota in 1770, he was living with his mother as a small boy and remembered the events. While in Washington in 1888, he told Samuel Knapp he was about 65. An annotation on the Treaty of 1828 states his English name was George Guess. As the traditional Cherokee society is matrilineal, and one's clan is obtained through the mother, this information is of most relevance when researching the man's history and background. Her name was Wu-te-he, ...
This mentions "Cabin Creek" civil war battlefield. Great grandma Josephine (Brown) Richey had 2 sisters, one was Sarah Ann Brown. Sarah married Tarlton Bull in Denton County, Texas. Tarlton had earlier in his life served the Confederacy from Texas. As a soldier, he served in the Confederate Cavalry at the Battle of Cabin Creek. Earlier, during his family's migration to Texas they travelled through the Cherokee Nation, where his father had caught some unknown disease, and died. It was said of Tarlton, that during the course of this battle, his horse stood over his father's unmarked grave.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Email correspondence shows that Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin sought to speak with advisers about repercussions with the Cherokee Nation as she considered intervening in a custody dispute involving a Cherokee girl. Veronica was in the center of a custody battle between her biologica…
MOLLY JARVIS FOR CHIEF of Cherokee Nation!! Why not.she has bullied her way through for over 12 years running CNB!! Can't stand her behavior to the "Everyman", but seems this admin doesn't "get" what she is all about and who she really works for...CHAD AND CARA!! This gal gives up!!! I can't support ANY administration that keeps covering for her.she is and has been Vice President hired by Chad and has SCREWED and been hateful to me for the last time. .and not ONE Tribal Council member seems to care to hear about it!! My last straw!
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Cherokee Nation to build new east Oklahoma casino: ROLAND, Okla. (AP) - A casino in eastern Oklahoma ...
Chrissi Nimmo speaking now, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma Assistant Attorney General in case on modern day forced removal
Fish Fry tonight at South Campus! 4-7 PM. Proceeds will help send our youth to Cherokee Nation this summer on mission!
cherokee chiefs pt 2-Joseph Vann Vann, born February 1, 1789, was the first Assistant Chief of the Cherokee Nation under the new 1839 Constitution, serving with Principal Chief John Ross. His brother, Andrew Vann also spent time serving as an assistant chief, completing Joseph’s term after he resigned from office. Another brother, David, served as treasurer of the Cherokee Nation. He was also related to Principal Chief Lewis Downing through his mother’s side.Letter from John Ross, Principal Chief After a long absence on the business of the Nation, I was unavoidably prevented, by a tedious journey, from returning home previous to the meeting of the present session of the National Council; and I now appear before you amid the sorrows which fill the hearts of all, on account of the trials and afflictions with which our land has been visited, by sickness and death. By these deep calamities our people have sustained a loss, in the death of public men, unparalleled, for any one given year, in the annals of ...
Just finished a wonderful book by Barbara Kingsolver called Pigs In Heaven (1993). Quirky, funny and moving, with crazy musicians (The Irascible Babies!), wacky families and the Cherokee Nation. (made me think of you Michael Logan). I know I have really enjoyed a book when I am sorry to see it end - but this one has a good finale. BK also wrote the Poisonwood Bible - another great read.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, The College of St. Scholastica is hosting a free showing of “The Cherokee Word for Water,” a motion picture that tells the story of the work that led Wilma Mankiller to become the first modern female Chief of the Cherokee Nation.
There is no Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation?? Ya'll know that right? Then we would have to be EBCN, we aren't. We are The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. I am a member and we are EBCI.
Flash! From The Mountains To The Sea! From Scoop Rudy! Cowabunga! Wes Studi, Date of birth 17 December 1947, Born in Norfire Hollow, Oklahoma, Studi exclusively spoke his native Cherokee language until beginning school at the age of five. A professional horse trainer, Studi began acting at The American Indian Theatre Company in Tulsa in the mid-80s. Studi and his wife, Maura Dhu Studi, live in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They have a son, Kholan. Studi has a daughter, Leah, and a son, Daniel, from a previous marriage. Trivia (12) Is an American Indian of the Cherokee Nation. Two children, by wife Rebecca Graves, named Daniel and Leah. Spoke only the Cherokee language prior to attending grade school. Drafted into the army in 1967, he served 12 months in South Vietnam with the 9th Infantry Division in the Mekong Delta. Attended Chilocco Indian School in northern Oklahoma; studied at Tulsa Junior College. Plays guitar and bass. Used to perform in a six-piece band called "Firecat of Discord". His wife, Maura Dhu Stu ...
TOMORROW IS THE DAY! THERE IS STILL TIME TO REGISTER!! 50% off registration for MEDICAL AND NURSING STUDENTS! The HIV Education and Resource Training (HEART) Coalition along with the National Indian Women’s Health Resource Center, Cherokee Nation and Creek Nation, will be presenting “HIV/AIDS and The Native World Today: A One Day Conference Focusing On The Current State of Native American’s and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic” on MARCH 14th. This special one-day conference will take place at the Tulsa Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center from 8:00am-4:30pm and will include such topics as CDC HIV testing recommendations, HIV co-morbidity, the impact of social media on HIV, substance abuse, HIV and Hepatitis and the two-spirit community. 5 CEUs for physicians and 5 contact hours for nurses are being offered for a cost of $50 and lunch is being provided. 50% off registration for NURSING AND MEDICAL STUDENTS To register, please visit Please note that, while National Native HIV/AIDS ...
NIEA Celebrates Wilma Mankiller - former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, located in Oklahoma.
Claremore Indian Health Service (IHS) Hospital is a Federal facility and is NOT ran by the Cherokee Nation.
CHEROKEE NATION TRIVIA: 2006 TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - A group of Tahlequah physicians recently donated an original painting by Cecil *** one of the most honored traditional painters in Cherokee history and known as the "father of Cherokee traditional art." The 4-foot-tall-by-15-foot-wide acrylic mural is titled "The Curing of the Fever." Physicians Bryce Bliss, Jim Brixey, Coy Edwards, Herb Littleton, Danny Minor, Ed Pointer and Tom Ward attended the Tribal Council meeting in July and were honored by the council and Principal Chief Chad Smith. Also on hand to commemorate this donation was *** s daughter Polly Reed and granddaughter Deborah Reed. "We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to these doctors who made this donation. Cecil *** is one of the premiere Cherokee artists of all time. For the Cherokee Nation to have this mural means his legacy will endure for many more Cherokees for many generations to come," Smith said. The mural has been appraised by Native American art experts who agree that it would br ...
John Ross CHIEF BRAVEHEART 1790 - 1866 (D.M) Hollywood has made us familiar with the names of certain Native American chiefs: Sitting Bull, Cochise, Geronimo. All formidable horseback warriors, but the only tribal leader who ever made a real impact on US society was a 19th century Cherokee chief called John Ross. And, as his name suggests, there was hardly a drop of Native American blood in his veins, as Ross was one part Cherokee and seven parts Scots. As principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, he was known as “the Indian Prince” in Washington. He haggled with every president from James Madison, in 1816, to Andrew Johnson, in 1866, to keep that nation intact under growing white power. “The great object with me,” he once wrote, “has been to have the Cherokee people harmonious and united in the full and free exercise and enjoyment of all their rights of person and property. Union is strength: dissension is weakness, misery, ruin.” Ross was one of an extraordinary number of Scots who lived and f ...
So I've been researching my families geneology and finding intresting facts. I also found out that for over a year I've been working with my cousin, Crystal Silver, whom I've never met. She confimed one of our great grandfather's was an Indian Chief from the Haliwa Saponi Tribe. I heard this growing up but now I know its a fact. To all my family check out roots web. com and type Rebecca Silver. I've researched alot deeper than what you'll see on the web of our family but this will give you an indication of where you come from. I've seen records of our family members application from the 1800's to the Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band for Cherokee citizenship. AMAZING STUFF!
What a gaggle of bullshyted people, standing in line to save a few bucks on Oklahoma tags stamped Cherokee Nation, at the link you can see ole dumazz bill Davis babble!! Even though I had tried to splain it all to ole Bill Davis for years, my last try was back in 010 over on my ole John's place: I said: Most people that got the tags Bill, don't got a dam clue what they are, they think they are Indian Tags, they ARE NOT, They are simply Oklahoma Vanity Tags for Cherokee, with Cherokee Nation on them, all because of the lesson Oklahoma learned when the "1839 Cherokee Nation" now (UCN) issued Tags, and the weezle Smith took them to the Crooked *** Cherokee County Court that does NOT have jurisdiction and got them stopped... Okla realized the Cherokee of CNO got a taste of Tags, so they ordered the weezle Smith to do up a compact so CNO could appear as an Indian Tribe issuing tags, with Ok getting most of the profit, so thats how it works CNO folks aint got no Indian tag simply an Oklahoma tag with with Chero ...
Good evening friends of PTFD. As promised, I'd like to present my bio, so you know a little about me. I'm a female in her late thirties who grew up in Claremore and Grand Lake. After H.S. graduation, I joined the U.S. Navy and served as a Military Police Officer and worked in an F-18 Fighter maintenance squadron in Fallon, NV, home of TOPGUN. I met a Navy Combat Engineer (Seabee) and we married. We travelled to many places, but as he spent time in the sand box, I called Ventura, CA and Ft. Lauderdale, FL my homes. After we married, I worked for the Dept. of Defense as a Police Officer ultimately earning the position of Lieutenent. We transferred and I went to University and studied Homeland Security. A few years later, we divorced after 13 years of marriage and I moved back to OK. I work for the Cherokee Nation in Administration. I haven't remarried, never had children and am a happy woman living life. That's the short yet long account of my life, lol. My heart is with US Military and Cops for obv ...
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The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees, a federally recognized tribal government organized approximately 50 years ago, consists of a Chief,(Present-John Ross) Assistant Chief,(Present-Jim Henson) and a Tribal Council of nine members elected by district.[they are the original nine districts within the Historic boundary lines of the Cherokee Nation] Headquarters are in Tahlequah. Its current membership is around 7500, all of whom are at least one-quarter (1/4) Cherokee. The 2sgby or United Keetoowah Band should not be confused with the Keetoowah Society, also known as Nighthawks, a major traditionalist religious society with which many people are familiar. Nor should the Band be confused with the current Cherokee Nation, another governmental organization established much later than the Band. Because the Keetoowah Society is a religious society which can be compared to any other major religion, and the two tribal governments do not prohibit membership in the other, it is possible for a Cherokee to belong ...
And another email from At Large TC Julia Coates 2/6 maybe Cara shouldn't have announced she was running fir Chief year earlier - Hello, everyone – Summary: On the last Thursday of each month, two standing committees of the Cherokee Nation, the Rules Committee and the Executive and Finance (E&F) Committee, meet. All Tribal Councilors are required to serve on these two committees, and these are where some of the weightiest – and the most contentious – issues are debated. This is where observers will frequently see the differences in principle and policy between the majority and the minority blocs on the council come to the forefront. Last week’s meeting was no exception. Interested? Read on… There are two sets of meetings each month. The first are held on the first Monday after the second Saturday, and includes the monthly Full Council meeting. I fly in to attend those in person as I am constitutionally required to do. On the second set of meetings (Rules and E&F), I “attend” by webcam. At the ...
Less than 3% of the Cherokee Nation sealed the fate for the Cherokee to go on the Trail of Tears.
To anyone upset over the Coca-Cola commercial, let me ask you this: Where was the singing in Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, etc. I grew up in Calhoun, Ga. the former capital of the Cherokee Nation before the Trail of Tears in which many Native Americans were rounded up and forced to walk 1,000 miles to the Oklahoma territory, which had only been possible through the Louisiana Purchase, which means that the French used to occupy a good chunk of what is now America. It was an ad to sell you Coke. Nothing more, nothing less.
Well Folks on the Brief Robin McLain Smith been posting tidbits from I guess is about all a person can do that is not a puter whiz...Marilyn Vann was kind enough to send me a copy of it I got it open and can read it but that is all I can not find a way to make or post a link, cant do anything with this format, if there is any out there that can let me know and I will see if I can forward the copy I have... The one thing that sticks out like a sore thumbh, much of it is stuff the Cornsilks been telling ya for a long time... Here is a tid bit that may be of interest: "The Cherokee Nation’s assertion that Article 9 of the Treaty has been abrogated should be rejected. IV. THE CHEROKEE NATION DOES NOT HAVE A SOVEREIGN RIGHT TO DISREGARD FEDERAL TREATY OBLIGATIONS. The Cherokee Nation argues that it has the sovereign right to determine its own membership, and that this entitles the Nation to exclude the Freedmen. Interior agrees that the Cherokee Nation is a sovereign entity that retains powers of self-gover ...
For those interested in the roots of today's conflicts, here's something from: And Still The Waters Run by Angie Debo PS I'm not saying the selfishness is the root of civilization, they did. The same people who pushed the Dawes Rolls off onto the Cherokee Nation. "In 1883 a small group of Eastern humanitarians began to meet annually at Lake Mohonk, ... they discussed the Indian problem with crusading motive. Senator Henry L. Dawes of Massachusetts, a distinguished Indian theorist, gave a glowing description of a visit of made to the Indian Territory. The most partisan Indian would hardly have painted such an idealized picture of his people’s happiness and prosperity and culture, but, illogically, the senator advocated a change in this perfect society because it held the wrong principles of property ownership." Speaking apparently of the Cherokees, he said: “The head chief told us that there was not a family in that whole nation that had not a home of its own. There was not a pauper in that nation, ...
Reminder for CASA volunteers and Board Members . Monthly meeting tonight . In- service hour ! Tad Teehee from the Cherokee Nation will be speaking about the Indian Child Welfare Act and new laws within the Cherokee Nation concerning child welfare and Saftey. Adult Ed building@ 5:30. Reminder : CASA volunteers are required 12 hours of in- service hours a year. Thank you!!
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