Tuesday, December 8, 2009

CherokeeLink Newsletter

CherokeeLink Newsletter
For The HTML Format of the Newsletter:
(Having Problems With The Links? Try this version instead.) http://www.cherokee.org/home.aspx?section=newsletter&Date=12/8/2009

AOL - 12/8/2009 Newsletter

This time of year is filled with wonderful Christmas music and festive gatherings. The Cherokee National Youth Choir is a wonderful sound to get one in the holiday spirit. Listen to samples of the youth choir or purchase a choir CD by visiting http://choir.cherokee.org. The choir is holding auditions on January 15, 2010. If you know someone interested, please visit http://choir.cherokee.org/ChoirAuditions/tabid/2725/Default.aspx.

Cherokee Nation Veterans Affairs office is gathering homemade Christmas cards to deliver to the elderly veterans in the Claremore VA hospital. Cards can be sent or delivered to the Veterans Affairs office, in Tahlequah, until Dec. 17. For more information contact Rogan Noble at rogan-noble@cherokee.org.

Wado! (Thank you)
Cherokee Nation
P.O.Box 948
Tahlequah, OK 74465
918 453-5000

***Cherokee Nation News***
Cherokee Nation Makes $22K Contribution to CASA of Cherokee Country: 12/8/2009
(C) Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation recently made a contribution of $22,000 to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cherokee Country to support daily operations of the Tahlequah-based non-profit.

Three Sequoyah Softball Players to Sign Scholarship Commitment Letters to RSU: 12/4/2009 9:35:00 AM
(C) Cherokee Nation
Three members of the Sequoyah Schools’ varsity fast-pitch softball team will sign letters of intent to play softball at Rogers State University in Claremore on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. in Sequoyah Schools’ The Place Where They Play.

Cherokee Nation Three Rivers Health Center Featured on Holiday Tour: 12/3/2009 2:39:00 PM
(C) Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation Three Rivers Health Center will be a featured stop on the 2009 Kelly B. Todd Cerebral Palsy and Neuro-muscular Center Holiday Parade of Homes Tour, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, December 5 and 6, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. each day.

Cherokee Nation Hosting Tobacco Cessation Class: 12/3/2009 2:38:00 PM
(C) Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation will be offering a five-week tobacco cessation class on Tuesdays each week beginning December 8, from 11 a.m. until 12 noon at the Cherokee Nation AMO Health Center in Salina. The classes will run through Tuesday, January 6, 2010.

**** Other Links of Interest ****
Games - http://www.cherokee.org/home.aspx?section=culture&culture=games

Community Calendar - http://www.cherokee.org/home.aspx?section=calendar
RSS Feed - http://rss.cherokee.org
Podcasts - http://podcasts.cherokee.org
E-Cards - http://ecards.cherokee.org

**** Cultural Tidbits ****

1865-66: Cherokees must negotiate peace with U.S. government. New treaty limits tribal land rights, eliminating possibility of Cherokee state, and is a prelude to the Dawes Commission Rolls and the break-up of Cherokee tribal lands by allotment. John Ross dies in 1866.

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