Get back to the roots of the holiday season

By Tyler Thomas
on December 5, 2013

In today’s egocentric, fast-paced society, it is extremely easy to lose sight of what the holiday season is truly about.


Crafting a Modern Footprint

By Alicia Buffer
on November 26, 2013

If you haven’t already discovered, November is Native American Heritage Month.

On November 15, our social media newsfeeds were dominated by a brilliant Native awareness campaign created by Jessica “Jaylyn” Atsey, a Laguna Pueblo student from New Mexico.


Cherokee CRC building new dorms at Riverside Indian School

By Whitney Pancoast
on November 25, 2013

Last year, Cherokee CRC was awarded a contract with the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the construction of two dormitories at Riverside Indian School in Anadarko, Okla. With nearly 800 students enrolled in grades 4 through 12, Riverside is the largest and oldest off-reservation BIA boarding school in the United States and has more than 100 tribes represented in the study body.


Unexpected lessons

By Leanna Reeder
on November 15, 2013

Sometimes life’s best lessons come from the most unexpected of teachers. A recent opportunity to attend the Oklahoma School for the Blind’s annual Cane Quest Challenge reminded me that even we adults could stand to learn a thing or two.


Squashing Preconceived Notions

By LeeAnn Dreadfulwater
on November 14, 2013

Who doesn’t love the Indian summer days of October and November? We’ve been enjoying a glorious autumn here in the Cherokee Nation with crisp mornings, warm afternoons and a riot of colors at every turn. Like our ancestors, we know that this gift doesn’t last long and heralds change.