Legislative success is an essential tool in maximizing the prosperity of Cherokee Nation. Partnerships with federal, state and local entities enhance our ability to provide essential services to our citizens.
Throughout my life, I have always believed heavily in the democratic principles of self-government and the will of the people, but I have not seen it in a strict sense.
A man went to his lawyer and told him, “My neighbor owes me $500 and he won’t pay up. What should I do?” “Do you have any proof he owes
The legislative session for 2018 came to a grinding halt on Thursday, May 3. The push to adjourn came quickly as many legislators did not want to linger in session
“Let’s go for a walk,” the kids chimed while dragging their Russian grandma outside. Alex wanted to practice on his new rip stick and Sophia to “scoot” on her recently
Monday morning the high school had an awards assembly to recognize students with outstanding qualities, achievements, and college scholarships. Several students went up on many occasions for different awards and
Two little boys were known troublemakers, stealing everything they could get their hands, even from the church. One day a priest stopped one of the boys and asked, “Where is
Last Thursday was a very interesting day at the Capitol, and one that I will remember for quite a long time. I had the pleasure of attending the press conference
Mental Health First Aid training helps with holistic care of our people By Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker We all have someone close to us who battles illness
Spring cleaning is what I remember as deep house cleaning before Easter in Russia. Everything in the house had to be scrubbed, window curtains washed, and when Easter Sunday came,
This may be the final week of legislative session. The budget bill has been sent to the Governor. The special session, which began last September, has adjourned. The legislature met
I am pleased to announce the centerpiece of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy’s legislative agenda, Senate Bill 1517, dealing with the creation of a Trauma-informed Care Task Force, passed
Across the country, the mission of the federal Johnson-O’Malley program is to provide the books, fees, equipment and other necessities that Native children need but would not otherwise be provided
Because the Teacher Walkout lasted five days over what it could without affecting the school year, we have to make up the missing time to meet educational standards. In order
“Hey how’s everything? We didn’t go to ballet class yesterday, Meagan was sick. Any plan on Thursday and Friday? I’m thinking to take them to science museum in OKC.” Was