Government

Cherokee Nation, UKB, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians join for annual Tri-Council

June 18, 2021
The three federally recognized Cherokee tribes passed resolutions Friday to celebrate the 200-year anniversary of the Cherokee Syllabary, oppose non-Indian groups posing as Cherokee tribes, and address the crisis of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women.

Culture

Nine Cherokee cyclists return from 950-mile journey retracing northern route of Trail of Tears

June 18, 2021
The cyclists began in New Echota, Georgia, on May 31 to begin the memorial ride and pedaled through Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma before they were welcomed back at the Cherokee Nation Peace Pavilion in downtown Tahlequah on Friday.

Businesses

CNB Employee Health Center opens near Hard Rock

April 19, 2021
Cherokee Nation Businesses has opened the doors to its new CNB Employee Health Center, a primary care clinic exclusively for employees and dependents enrolled in the tribal company’s medical plan.

Entertainment

Will Rogers Downs concludes 2021 thoroughbred meet

June 18, 2021
The 2021 spring thoroughbred racing season has concluded at Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs with a year-over-year increase in handle for the horse racing track compared to 2019.