Cherokee Nation celebrates 40th anniversary of regained ownership of historical structures

New exhibit opens July 12 at Cherokee National Prison Museum

Forty years ago, Cherokee Nation regained ownership of three of its most iconic structures: its prison, Supreme Court and Capitol buildings. A new exhibit at the Cherokee National Prison Museum is showcasing the history behind the structures and their evolution to serving as influential museums within the tribe’s tourism offerings today.


Cherokee Nation honors Loretta Shade as Cherokee National Treasure

The Council of the Cherokee Nation joined Principal Chief Bill John Baker and Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden in honoring Loretta Shade, of Hulbert, as a Cherokee National Treasure.

Cherokee Nation to host Traditional Native Games competition in Locust Grove

The Cherokee Nation will host its 14th annual Traditional Native Games competition Saturday, July 27, at Locust Grove High School.