Cherokee Nation, US Fish and Wildlife Service create first conservation area on tribal land to save endangered species

The Cherokee Nation, working alongside the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is the first tribal nation to designate an area of land to protect an endangered species of beetle. Principal Chief Bill John Baker signed an executive order designating a portion of the tribe’s 800-acre park on Sallisaw Creek in Sequoyah County as an American Burying Beetle Conservation and Mitigation Area for the next 10 years.

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Cherokee Nation, Fort Gibson leaders celebrate completion of new water treatment plant

Cherokee Nation and Fort Gibson leaders gathered Tuesday for a ribbon cutting on the city’s new water treatment plant, which has up to twice the capacity of the previous facility and will provide service to nearly 5,000 residents, including 500 Native American homes.
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Tribal Council supports the expansion of the Section 184 Home Loan Guarantee Program

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved a resolution supporting the expansion of the Section 184 Home Loan Guarantee Program to include a total of nine counties in Arkansas and Texas.
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Cherokee Nation hosts more than 30 US attorneys whose districts involve Indian Country for work sessions, tour

The Cherokee Nation on Tuesday hosted more than 30 U.S. attorneys from across the nation who work in districts involving Indian tribes and tribal land.
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