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CNF, OSU partner to prepare Cherokee students for college
BY STAFF REPORTS | 8/1/2014 8:42:09 AM
This is the third year for the Cherokee College Prep Institute, which is available to help Cherokee students prepare for college.

Summer program for Native youth in food, agriculture begins
BY STAFF REPORTS | 8/1/2014 8:40:14 AM
The Native youth agriculture program includes six Cherokee students.

Car enthusiast, prepare for Aug. 16 in West Siloam Springs
BY STAFF REPORTS | 8/1/2014 8:38:22 AM
The Cherokee Casino & Hotel West Siloam Springs will put on its annual free car show.

August 2014 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix now available online
CHEROKEE PHOENIX | 8/1/2014 8:28:44 AM
August 2014 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix now available online

Sales tax holiday Aug. 1-3
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/31/2014 3:26:18 PM
Items purchased can include, but is not limited to clothing, shoes and diapers.

CN funds $349K for Delaware County waterline
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/31/2014 1:43:53 PM
The Cherokee Nation and Delaware County Rural Water District 11 entered into an agreement on July 17 to build a new $349,000 waterline in Oaks to provide quality water to about 70 families.

Eye health important for children
BY JAMI MURPHY | 7/31/2014 1:32:18 PM
Most children have healthy eyes, but there are conditions that can threaten good vision.

HACN applications available for low-rent housing
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/30/2014 8:25:56 AM
Rent is not to exceed 30 percent of the family’s adjusted income.

HACN to accept college housing aid applications in August
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/30/2014 8:23:59 AM
The program provides up to $1,000 per semester to low-income American Indian students and helps 125 students with safe and affordable housing.

Terry Fator to laugh up The Joint
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/30/2014 8:22:09 AM
Comedian Terry Fator will play The Joint once again on Sept. 12.

Camp Cherokee reaches its 5th year
BY TESINA JACKSON | 7/30/2014 8:17:38 AM
The overnight residential camp hosts students entering grades seventh through 12th.

CN donates to Cherokee County law enforcement agencies
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/29/2014 8:33:31 AM
The donations come from revenue generated by the tribe’s motor vehicle tax, which is used to fund law enforcement, road and bridge construction and schools within the Cherokee Nation.

CHC to host flint knapping class
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/29/2014 8:32:18 AM
Classes are designed to pique the interest of the student as well as give historical and practical information about the art form.

Stoplight installation underway at SHS entrance
BY TESINA JACKSON | 7/29/2014 8:28:59 AM
The Cherokee Nation is also adding signage, turn lanes and improved acceleration and deceleration lanes.

3 skulls donated, 1 was a Native American child
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | 7/28/2014 10:12:56 AM
State law requires the Native American skull be returned to its tribe.

Gilcrease Museum to host Native American-related presentations
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/28/2014 8:49:00 AM
The presentations deal with Cherokee wampum belts, “The Horse and the Plains Indians” and how Native Americans used tattoos to express sacred knowledge, rites of passage, and social identity.

Gary Allen to return to Hard Rock
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/28/2014 8:47:22 AM
Gary Allan has an 18-year recording career, releasing nine studio albums, with three platinum and seven gold certified.

Autumn Woods Food: a blooming business
BY STACIE GUTHRIE | 7/28/2014 8:43:00 AM
Cherokee Nation citizen Micheal Fuller hopes his organic garden business takes off and encourages others to home grow foods.

Cherokee Casino employees clean 2-mile stretch of Hwy 62
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/25/2014 8:26:27 AM
Cherokee Casino Fort Gibson employees gathered more than 15, 30-gallon bags full of trash.

CN Summer Food Service Program provides meals
BY TESINA JACKSON | 7/25/2014 8:18:56 AM
It provides children free breakfasts and lunches while helping maintain nutritious diets during the summer months.

Native Hawaiians voice anger at federal officials
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | 7/24/2014 8:52:15 AM
The group is looking to be recognized similarly to an American Indian tribe.

CN to donate to volunteer fire departments
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/24/2014 8:51:12 AM
The Cherokee Nation treated the departments to dinner and presented checks for $3,500 to each department.

CN Behavioral Health performs alcohol compliance checks
BY JAMI MURPHY | 7/24/2014 8:47:02 AM
Of 27 retailers visited, four served or sold to a minor.

Theresa Caputo to visit Hard Rock
BY STAFF REPORTS | 7/23/2014 2:26:54 PM
Theresa Caputo has been a practicing medium for 11 years and is a certified medium with the Forever-Family Foundation.

Widow of Indian Activist Means files lawsuit
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | 7/23/2014 2:25:16 PM
The lawsuit accuses doctors of failing to diagnose Russell Means’ cancer during a series of visits.