This cold snap is raising awareness of homelessness in Oklahoma - especially in northeast Oklahoma where a man froze to death overnight last week.
The second stimulus check for $600 being distributed to Americans has led to unprecedented online scams that broke the $300 million milestone.
The COVID-19 global pandemic has been hard on us all, but Cherokee Nation did not sit back while the pandemic threatened our health and our economy. With these efforts, the past year has been challenging, transformative, and finally, hopeful.
With the work beginning at the State Capitol in the Oklahoma Legislature this past week, the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) also has hit the ground running.
Reporting the news, whether in print, on radio, television or the internet, is a high responsibility and as such, should be done with the highest of standards and attempts to always present the truth in a responsible manner.
In Psalm 142, David, Israel’s beloved king, is pouring out his complaint to God. He is talking to God about his disappointment and frustration. At this point in his life, he had been chosen by God as the King of Israel. The prophet, Samuel had anointed him. But, instead of ruling in Jerusalem, David is running for his life. He is hiding in a cave, and drinking dirty mineral water from the cave floor.
Senior director of Cherokee Nation Environmental Resources Pat Gwin, Cherokee Nation cultural biologist Feather Smith, and Cherokee Nation Secretary
Like most of the world, Oklahoma has struggled with the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, the state has not been alone in taking on this public health and economic crisis. Cherokee Nation and the other Native Nations in Oklahoma have been crucial partners during these hard times, whether by adopting strong public health policies, distributing PPE and vaccines, or sharing emergency economic relief.
A newspaper reporter was writing a feature story about prison life and was interviewing one of the prisoners. “Do you watch much television here?”
Over the past four and one-half years that I have been the chief executive officer of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA), I have heard tragic stories regarding child abuse and neglect.
For nearly two centuries, the U.S. Department of the Interior has been responsible for much of this country’s dealings with Tribal Nations.
“Great Game, Coach” – Goodbye to a Good Teacher
Love of the great outdoors is deeply engrained in Cherokee culture. As in many Cherokee families, I have lifelong memories of camping, hiking in the woods and enjoying time on the lake.
The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr is regarded as one of the most effective advocates in the history of the United States.
Two hundred years ago, the brilliant statesman and inventor Sequoyah presented the Cherokee syllabary to the Cherokee Nation. This year we are honoring the bicentennial of Sequoyah’s historic achievement that brought widespread literacy to our tribe. We remember him through