Houston-based Stage Stores Inc. is sponsoring the 65th Cherokee National Holiday and recently presented the tribe with a $10,000 check. This is the seventh year that Stage has been a sponsor of the Cherokee National Holiday.
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council re-elected Speaker Joe Byrd, Deputy Speaker Victoria Vazquez and Secretary Frankie Hargis to their offices during Tuesday night’s monthly Tribal Council meeting, the first since five re-elected members of the board and four new ones were sworn in on Monday. FULL STORY
The Cherokee Nation’s fiscal year 2018 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program grant application will soon be available for public review at the tribe’s W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex and field offices. FULL STORY
Registration is now open for the Aug. 12 class on flat reed basketry and the Sept. 16 class focusing on blowguns and Cherokee marbles. Both classes are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and cost $40 each. FULL STORY
The Cherokee Nation sought to clarify confusion among applicants to the Cherokee Promise Scholarship program by reassuring students at least $2,000 per semester is available to each student who applies and another $1,000 per semester is available for housing to those who meet income guidelines. FULL STORY
The Cherokee Advocate was the official newspaper of the Cherokee Nation from 1844 – 1906. The Advocate was used as an informational source for Cherokees spread across the jurisdiction, as well as for people outside who wanted to know about the happenings in the Cherokee Nation. FULL BLOG