Monday, August 5, 2013

Cherokee Nation News

Cherokee Nation News


This Thursday is the first day of school for our Sequoyah Schools and
the Cherokee Immersion Charter School; and for most communities,
school will be opening very shortly. Please drive carefully and be
watching for school children as they return to classes from summer

Calling all Artists! Remember the deadline for the Cherokee Holiday
Arts Show is coming up. Applications and pictures of your work are due
Friday, Aug 9, 2013. They can be dropped off at the Cherokee Arts
Building in Tahlequah or emailed to

We're getting lots of inquiries about where to stay during Cherokee
National Holiday. Hotels fill up fast! Here is a google list
 of area hotels, lodges, B&Bs, etc. Keep in mind Muskogee is only a
quick 25 miles away if Tahlequah doesn't have a room available.

Ready for your Cherokee word of the week? With all the rain we've
received this summer, we've had lots of reports of these slithery guys

National researchers select Cherokee Nation land to study bats
 – 08/05/2013

A national group that has traveled to Florida, North Carolina and
Georgia to study the habits of bats chose this year to study the
mammals in the Cherokee Nation’s jurisdiction

Cherokee Nation photo IDs traveling to Oregon and Washington
– 08/05/2013

The Cherokee Nation is traveling to Portland, Ore., and Seattle in
August with the tribe’s mobile registration ID unit to issue
at-large citizens new photo ID Cherokee citizenship cards.

Spider Gallery celebrates official grand opening
– 08/02/2013

The newly expanded and more visible Cherokee Arts Center “Spider
Gallery” is officially open in downtown Tahlequah. A ribbon cutting
for the gallery was held Wednesday at its new location in the Cort

Statement from Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes
regarding Baby Veronica
 – 07/31/2013

Issued in support of the NCAI/NARF/NICWA civil lawsuit to defend the
civil rights of Baby Veronica and her right to a Fair Best Interest

Jack Brown Center receives Organization of the Year Award
– 07/30/2013

The Cherokee Nation’s Jack Brown Center was recently awarded
Organization of the Year at the Professionalizing Youth Work in
Oklahoma Conference.

Cherokee Nation P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465

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