As we approach Election Day, my own sense of frustration mounts with the extreme negativity. Social media is full of people posting falsehoods and destructive sentiments about one side or the other to try to make their point.
Nine months ago, my family was rocked when our son Jim suffered a traumatic brain injury in a wrestling accident.
The coronavirus pandemic has put many people — Native women especially — in peril from domestic violence, as more and more people are forced to stay home, escalating this unprecedented problem across the United States. The reality is that when households are already volatile or under stress, asking family members to stay home together only exacerbates issues of domestic violence.
As a Member of Congress, I have the honor of nominating students to our country’s prestigious service academies. Attending a service academy is an invaluable experience that shapes young men and women into our next generation of leaders. This year, there has been more interest than ever in applying to the academies. Nominations are available for the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
A fundamental principle of our Cherokee culture is that we should consider the impact of what we do today on the next seven generations of future Cherokees. We are answering this sacred responsibility by investing in strong communities and a clean and healthy environment.
It was nothing much, nothing special, just an old bicycle, waiting at the curb.
Thank you to the Oologah Masonic Lodge for partnering with the 5th grade Mustangs football team. "To be one ask one."
I have written about Oklahoma’s Medicaid program, SoonerCare, and its importance in providing needed healthcare for Oklahoma’s most vulnerable children.
In 1963, a forwardthinking group of Cherokees and allies formed the Cherokee National Historical Society. Their vision was to create a space to protect the cultural assets and history of the Cherokee Nation. They began by opening a living Cherokee history site known as the Ancient Village in 1967, and they opened the current museum in 1974. Collectively known as the Cherokee Heritage Center, the attraction has entertained and educated visitors from across the globe for more than 50 years.
While Speaker Pelosi and the socialist Left are trying to defund our law enforcement, destroy our economy and dismantle our institutions, Republicans are fighting for our country. We will restore our way of life, rebuild the greatest economy in history, and renew the American Dream. This is our commitment to America.
The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) applauded a federal court decision last week that ordered the extension of the Census deadline to the original October 31 date.
Cherokee Nation is committed to ensuring that all voting age Cherokees are registered to vote.
Nearly six months after the start of the 2020 Census, Oklahoma is still ranked in the bottom 10 in the nation for census response rate. We’ve talked about the census numerous times before and there’s always been plenty of time to complete the questionnaire to ensure you and your household are accurately counted. But this time, it’s different. This time, the census ends in just a couple of weeks, and Oklahoma’s response rate is sitting at only a little over 60 percent.
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