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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee chief, numerous luminaries to speak tomorrow at opening of largest outpatient facility
(11/13/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation and Indian Health Service leaders will celebrate the grand opening of the largest tribal outpatient health center in the country on...
article Cherokee Nation unveils preliminary renderings of Cherokee Nation Veterans Cemetery
(11/12/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. announced Friday, November 8 that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has cleared the first phase of a...
article NCAI supports delegate in Congress
(11/11/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Tribes across the country support the U.S. Government honoring treaty obligations by sending a Cherokee Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives. The...
article Plans cleared for Cherokee Nation Veterans cemetery
(11/11/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- A new Cherokee Nation Veterans cemetery in Oklahoma is a step closer to happening. Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. announced Friday that...
article Cherokee Nation Considering Law to Withhold School Funding Over 'Anti-Native Issues'
(11/8/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation is considering legislation to create a right to withhold funding it gives public schools if they are not "proactive in addressing...
article Cherokee Nation proposal could cut funding to public schools that prohibit students from observing cultural practices
(11/7/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council will weigh a proposal that, if passed, grants the tribe power to deny vehicle tag funds to schools that prohibit Native...
article CN looks to cut tag funding to schools that hinder cultural practices
(11/5/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Tribal Council’s Rules Committee unanimously approved an amendment to the Cherokee Nation’s motor vehicle licensing code to allow the tribe...
article Hoskin: Working to protect Cherokee Nation families
(11/4/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- As Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, I know that when we work together as a family and community, we are stronger. That’s why I’m proud...
article Judge says he miscalculated award by $107M in opioid case
(11/2/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- An Oklahoma judge on Oct. 15 acknowledged making a nearly $107 million miscalculation in determining how much drug maker Johnson & Johnson must pay the...
article Cherokee Nation rules panel confirms editorial board member
(11/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved a resolution confirming the nomination of Kristy Sturgill as an editorial board member for the Cherokee Phoenix...
article Cherokee Casino Tahlequah honors culture, history
(10/31/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation’s newest gaming and hospitality property, Cherokee Casino Tahlequah, honors Cherokee history, culture and heritage throughout the new...
article CN opens road project providing access to new health center
(10/29/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation and Tahlequah city officials on Oct. 16 cut the ribbon for a newly improved section of East Ross Street, which provides access to the tribe...
12 Total Articles on this Issue

Muscogee Creek

article Muscogee (Creek) Nation to commemorate improved intersection east of tribal complex in Okmulgee
(11/13/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Muscogee (Creek) Nation, in partnership with Okmulgee County and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, will officially commemorate the reopening...
article Attorney discusses impact of Murphy case on tribes
(11/7/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- A pending case before the U.S. Supreme Court has captured the attention of many in Northeast Oklahoma, since it will address the question of whether...
article Hill and Bim Top Vote Getters for Creek Chief in Tribal Primary
(11/3/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- After a tribal Supreme Court ordered re-election, the ballots have been counted in the Muscogee-Creek National primary. Click here to see the results. The...
article Repeat of Muscogee (Creek) election leaves Hill with lead in unofficial results
(11/3/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Second vote, same as the first. According to unofficial returns, Second Speaker David Hill finished atop a six-candidate field late Saturday night for...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Osage Tribe

article 'Killers of the Flower Moon' movie production hiring Osage County residents: artisans, construction workers, hair stylists and more needed
(11/13/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Martin Scorsese movie "Killers of the Flower Moon" is hiring, and it's looking for Osage County members of the community to apply. The...
article Osage oil & gas summit being held this week at Osage Casino
(11/12/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Osage Minerals Council and the Osage Producers Association are hosting the 18th Annual Osage Oil & Gas Summit Wednesday and Thursday at the Tulsa...
article Descendant of Osage murder victim auditioning for 'Killers of the Flower Moon'
(11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Henry Roan was a loving father and a wealthy man. Like many in Osage, he made thousands of dollars off of the oil on his land, and that made him a target...
article New Osage County scenic byway to highlight county, tribal history
(11/4/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- A stretch of U.S. 60 in Osage County has a new identity now, as part of an ongoing effort to promote Osage tribal and county history. Running east-west...
article Audition for 'Killers of the Flower Moon' in Tulsa or OKC
(10/30/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- A new set of casting calls for the upcoming "Killers of the Flower Moon" movie are scheduled next month in Tulsa and Oklahoma City. The...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Oklahoma Gaming

article Oklahoma tribes reject gaming compact arbitration
(11/11/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma’s 35 tribal nations with casinos have rejected arbitration in a dispute with the state over whether existing gaming compacts automatically...
article Oklahoma tribes with casinos say no to compact arbitration
(11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma's 35 tribal nations with casinos have rejected arbitration in a dispute with the state over whether existing gaming compacts automatically...
article Choctaws hope to resolve gaming impasse with Oklahoma
(11/8/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- It's Native American Heritage Month, a time dedicated to honoring the culture and history of the people who established a human presence on the...
article Tribes say no to arbitration on gaming compact renewal
(11/8/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma tribes with casinos have refused the state’s offer to go into arbitration over a dispute about renewal of their gaming compacts. The impasse...
article In Oklahoma, governor tests power of tribal gambling
(11/3/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma’s history is so deeply intertwined with the 39 Native American tribes located there that the state’s creation in 1907 was celebrated...
article Not much movement after gaming sitdown
(11/3/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Attorney General Mike Hunter met this week with the leaders of Oklahoma’s American Indian tribes to discuss gaming compacts. It appears little...
article Oklahoma state starts gaming compact negotiations with tribes
(10/31/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Attorney General Mike Hunter held Monday a “positive and constructive” meeting with tribal nations at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s...
article Oklahoma’s casino-operating tribes begin gaming compact talks
(10/30/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma Attorney General, Mike Hunter, reportedly began meeting with representatives from some of the state’s 35 casino-operating tribes on Monday...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

United Keetoowah Band

article Circuit Court declines to rehear land-in-trust case
(11/11/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver announced on Friday, Nov. 8, that it had denied Cherokee Nation’s petition to rehear a Sept. 5 decision...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Nanyehi returns to Hard Rock to honor Cherokee hero
(11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The critically acclaimed musical “Nanyehi,” returns to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino next weekend to continue spreading the message of peace,...
article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa hosting career fair
(11/8/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The region’s entertainment and hospitality leader is expanding its team for the holiday season and opening new opportunities for career growth for...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Native American History Month

article Chief Chat: Honoring Native American Heritage Month in Oklahoma
(11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- November is a significant time for the Cherokee Nation and other tribal nations across the United States. This is the time that we commemorate Native...
1 Article on this Issue

Citizen Potawatomi

article Shawnee student is apprentice for Citizen Potawatomi Nation
(11/7/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Whether he’s assisting with technical issues or observing experts programing software, Shawnee High School senior Kolby Shadaram spends his days as...
article Casino manager going through tough times still helping others
(10/30/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- We all know people who are always willing to help out, and Megan Cobb is definitely one of those people. Cobb's work as an audit manager at Firelake...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Choctaw Nation

article Choctaw Casino & Resort-Durant wins Casino of the Year
(11/6/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) concluded its 49th Annual Conference on October 29 with its Honors & Awards Ceremony. The...
article Memorial scheduled for former Choctaw Nation chief
(10/30/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Funeral plans are underway this week for former Choctaw Nation Chief Gregory E. Pyle, and Saturday has been declared a National Day of Mourning across the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Eastern Shawnee Tribe

article VIDEO: Indigo Sky Casino has new menu items at the Three Sisters Food Court
(11/6/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Indigo Sky Casino is owned and operated by the Eastern Shawnee Tribe. We are located at HWY 60 and BIZ 60 just west of the MO-OK stateline. Come indulge in...
1 Article on this Issue

Ponca Tribe

article Ponca Tribe starts construction of Fancy Dance Casino
(11/6/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma has begun work on its new gaming venue near Perry which will offer 290 electronic gaming machines, and create jobs...
1 Article on this Issue

Peoria Tribe

article Peoria Tribe sues Tulsa lawyer for malpractice (sub req)
(11/4/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma has filed a lawsuit against a Tulsa lawyer and firms he has been associated with that provided legal services for...
1 Article on this Issue

Cheyenne/Arapaho Tribe

article Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes receive commitment letter from Bank of America
(11/3/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes receive an official commitment letter from Bank of America to finance the renovation and expansion of the Watonga Lucky...
article Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes secures Bank of America expansion loan
(10/31/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- In Oklahoma and the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes has reportedly secured a $10 million Bank of America loan that it intends to utilize in order to help...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Kiowa Tribe

article Court case dismissed against Kiowa Tribal chairman
(11/3/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The dismissal of a lawsuit against the Kiowa Tribal chairman allows for the Carnegie-based tribe to obtain additional funds and clears his executive...
1 Article on this Issue

Chickasaw Nation

article Astronaut John Herrington Carried A Piece of Native American History to Space
(11/2/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- When astronaut John Herrington made his voyage to space aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour's STS-113 mission, he became the first Native American in space...
article ‘The Chickasaw Nation is strong because the Chickasaw people are strong’
(11/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- During his annual State of the Nation address, Governor Bill Anoatubby said advances in economic development, cultural preservation and community services...
article Native American Heritage Day to be celebrated at Chickasaw Cultural Center
(11/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Chickasaw Cultural Center will honor the rich traditions and historical contributions of Native people on Native American Heritage Day, Nov. 2....
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Termination

article ‘Indian No More’ shows termination policy effects on Native families
(11/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- As she was promoting her award-winning book, “We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga,” in early 2018, Cherokee author Traci Sorell was asked to finish a...
1 Article on this Issue

Broken Arrow

article Broken Arrow neighbors worried casino could return
(10/31/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- This story begins eight years ago, when an effort to build a casino near a Broken Arrow neighborhood was stopped cold in its tracks by area residents....
1 Article on this Issue

Food Sovereignty

article LISTEN: Food Brings Families Together In 'Fry Bread'
(10/31/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Native Americans made fry bread by turning government rations turned into a delicious, warm food that brings people together. Fry bread is the subject of a...
1 Article on this Issue

Mississippi Band of Choctaw

article Memorial scheduled for former Choctaw Nation chief
(10/30/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Funeral plans are underway this week for former Choctaw Nation Chief Gregory E. Pyle, and Saturday has been declared a National Day of Mourning across the...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article NAC: Can prison reform benefit Native offenders?
(11/13/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma released more than 400 non-violent inmates from prison earlier this month. Most of them had a little over a year left on their sentences. It...
article A Made for TV-Style Crime Probe Into the Looting of Ancestral Remains
(11/13/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Officer J.P. Fulton paused suddenly during his presentation to the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. His voice seemed to catch in his throat as he described finding...
article Public defender discusses status of Murphy case
(11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will have a decision to make when the Sharp v. Murphy case is re-argued next term, and Patti Palmer Ghezzi, who was the council of...
article OHCE Woodall Club offers Taste of Native Foods workshop
(11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Oklahoma Home and Community Education Woodall club met on Oct. 9 at the Cherokee County Community Building. The meeting was called to order by...
article Totem pole restoration to boost Route 66 tourism
(11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The large totem pole at Totem Pole Park between Foyil and Chelsea is now almost as vibrant as the day Ed Galloway painted it. The restoration effort, led...
article Totem pole restoration to boost Route 66 tourism
(11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The large totem pole at Totem Pole Park between Foyil and Chelsea is now almost as vibrant as the day Ed Galloway painted it. The restoration effort, led...
article Oklahoma will be the set for 2 major films
(11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Two major motion picture productions featuring actors Matt Damon, Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio have issued casting calls in Oklahoma as they...
article Oklahoma American Indian women artist history to be explored in OKC
(11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- American Indian women artists will be discussed during an event in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma Historical Society and First American Art Magazine are...
article Oklahoma American Indian women artist history to be explored in OKC
(11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- American Indian women artists will be discussed during an event in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma Historical Society and First American Art Magazine are...
article Oklahoma Charter School Opens With Hopes To Better Serve Native American Students
(11/6/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma is home to one of the largest Native American student populations in the country. A new charter school hopes to better serve these kids by...
article CN looks to cut tag funding to schools that hinder cultural practices
(11/5/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Tribal Council’s Rules Committee unanimously approved an amendment to the Cherokee Nation’s motor vehicle licensing code to allow the tribe to withhold...
article The U.S. has spent more money erasing Native languages than saving them
(11/5/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Ricky Duvall’s first language was Cherokee. His mom spoke Cherokee; his grandparents spoke Cherokee; his siblings and cousins all spoke Cherokee....
article More than 450 Oklahoma inmates released in largest single-day commutation in U.S. history
(11/4/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- More than 450 inmates in Oklahoma were released Monday, a representative from the Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt's office told CBS News, marking the...
article Oklahoma Tribal Celebration Set For Gathering Place, Nov. 9
(11/2/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Gathering Place invites you to celebrate our Native American nations at the upcoming Oklahoma Tribal Celebration from 1 to 6 p.m. November 9. This history-...
article BOOK: ‘Indian No More’ shows termination policy effects on Native families
(11/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- As she was promoting her award-winning book, “We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga,” in early 2018, Cherokee author Traci Sorell was asked to finish a...
article Tribes, law enforcement in Ottawa County awarded grants to assist crime victims
(11/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Several Native American tribes and agencies in Ottawa County will continue to protect victims of crime through state victim assistance and compensation...
article Last century’s Indians for Indians Radio Hour Show given restoration, modern audience
(11/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Voices of long departed Oklahomans once broadcast on the radio are being revived for 21st century listeners. The University of Oklahoma Libraries is...
article Casino features culture, history throughout site
(10/31/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation's newest gaming and hospitality property, Cherokee Casino Tahlequah, honors Cherokee history, culture and heritage throughout the new...
article ‘An irreparable loss’: ELL fights to keep native language
(10/31/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Pressure rises for Oswego State’s Endangered Languages Lab in their race against time to preserve a Native American language, Kiowa, that is facing...
article Casino manager going through tough times still helping others
(10/30/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- We all know people who are always willing to help out, and Megan Cobb is definitely one of those people. Cobb's work as an audit manager at Firelake...

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