Like many tribes across the United States, Cherokee Nation operates a Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) program to prioritize contracting with businesses that are owned by and employ Native Americans. I am proud to celebrate the 40th year of our TERO program, which stands tall as one of the most respected throughout Indian Country. It is a stellar example of tribal self-determination and economic empowerment.
The Cherokee Nation and Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System recently signed an historic agreement to provide a VA clinic inside the tribe’s Vinita Health Center for area Veterans.
Cherokee Nation Foundation is continuing its efforts to help students prepare for the national ACT exam with updated and expanded strategies offered through a virtual workshop on Nov. 25 from 12:30 to 3 p.m.
Cherokee Nation is now accepting applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program from new participants who are 60 years or older or disabled.
Cherokee Nation Career Services is being awarded a $1.4 million grant by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to invest in trade training services at the tribe with a focus on women in non-traditional trade training.