Cherokee Nation Summer Youth Employment Program finds jobs for 726 participants

Youth earn a potential collective $1.6M in summer wages

The Cherokee Nation Summer Youth Employment Program placed 726 Native youth in jobs in June and July, helping them gain valuable work experience and income for high school, college and other needs.

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Smoothie grant promotes healthy eating in the Cherokee Nation

A $20,000 smoothie grant received by the Cherokee Nation from First Nation’s Development Institute has improved fruit and vegetable consumption and mobility for Cherokee Nation citizens.
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Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for August

The Cherokee Nation hosts several events in August, including the leadership competitions for Little Cherokee Ambassadors, Jr. Miss Cherokee and Miss Cherokee.
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Cherokee Nation Foundation wraps up sixth annual college prep camp at Carl Albert State College

Cherokee Nation Foundation recently wrapped up its sixth annual Cherokee College Prep Institute at Carl Albert State College in Poteau. Nearly 30 high school juniors and seniors were in attendance this year, connecting with university representatives from across the nation.
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