Monday, July 8, 2013

Cherokee Nation Newsletter


The 61st Annual Cherokee National Holiday is this coming Labor Day
weekend: August 30- September 2! A celebration of Cherokee heritage
and cultural awareness, it is also a reuniting of friends and
families. We're looking forward to seeing over 100,000 people in and
around Tahlequah for the holiday. Visit the National Holiday page
 on our website to learn more and to download applications for many of
the events scheduled to take place!

July is National Picnic month and we are giving away Cherokee Nation
lunch bags as long as supplies last to guests who visit the John Ross
Museum in Tahlequah. Pack a picnic and come visit us!

Cherokee Nation is hosting a job fair at the W. Siloam Springs
Cherokee Casino on Wednesday, July 17, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more info:
CN Career Services Dept., 918-453-5735

Cherokee Nation mourns the loss of former Deputy Chief Eagle
– 07/05/2013

The Cherokee Nation is mourning the loss of former Deputy Chief James
Garland Eagle.

Cherokee Nation helps Cherokee Heights get storm siren
 – 07/05/2013

The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation recently donated $1,750
to Mayes County Emergency Management for the installation of a storm
siren at Cherokee Heights area in Pryor.

Education Services offers professional development for area teachers
– 07/03/2013

Cherokee Nation Education Services is looking to improve the education
of students throughout the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction through
teacher development at their Teachers of Successful Students seminar.

61st Cherokee National Holiday applications available online
 – 07/03/2013

In preparation for the 61st Cherokee National Holiday, Cherokee Nation
is now accepting applications for several events including the Miss
Cherokee competition, Holiday art show, parade and nominations for the
title of National Treasure.

CNB and Cherokee Nation employees roll up their sleeves in support of
Tahlequah Area Habitat for Humanity
– 07/02/2013

Employees from Cherokee Nation Businesses and Cherokee Nation recently
teamed up with Pepsi and Tahlequah Area Habitat for Humanity to help
build a new home for a Tahlequah family.

Lady Indians to play in BOK hoops festival
 – 07/02/2013

The Sequoyah Lady Indians will invade the home of the Tulsa Shock when
they play the BOK Center this January.

Cherokee youth learn science, culture at Camp Cherokee this summer
– 07/02/2013

This summer hundreds of Cherokee youth are building and firing off
rockets, programming robots and sharing traditional Cherokee stories
at Camp Cherokee, summer camps that are offered in seven communities.

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