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the Iroquoian language spoken by the Cherokee

a member of an Iroquoian people formerly living in the Appalachian Mountains but now chiefly in Oklahoma

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They said that we didn't have Cherokee blood, but when I was born my birth certificate said that I was declared a citizen of the Cherokee Nation" (Tahlequah Daily Press, June 21, 1984).
In the naming of this new ship, Secretary of the Navy Spencer is rightly recognizing the bravery and skill that has been displayed by those belonging to the Cherokee Nation. This is a prestigious honor for the Cherokee and a proud moment for the state of Oklahoma as well.
"The Cherokee Nation is committed to conservation," said Gary O'Neill, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service state conservationist.
"The Cherokee Nation hasbeen in and out of court with Sequoyah Fuelssince 2004,andnowthismaterialisno longer a ticking time bombon the banks of the Arkansas River, one of our most precious natural resources," Cherokee Nation Secretary of Natural Resources Sara Hill said.
The Cherokee Nation health system serves local Native Americans exclusively, the release states, which often offers a unique opportunity to track health outcomes from birth to death.
While earning her doctorate, she served on the Cherokee Nation Tribal Council and represented the tribe on the Oklahoma Water Resources Board's Technical Advisory Group to review the state's Scenic Rivers phosphorus standard.
It will include staff from the Cherokee Nation along with staff from Oklahomas Department of Food, Forestry and Agriculture, the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, the Grand River Dam Authority, and the Oklahoma Conservation Commission.
One of 52 recipients across 41 states, the Cherokee Nation was the only Oklahoma entity and the only tribe tapped for a low- or no-emission grant.
The Cherokee Nation is being awarding $800,000 in ICDBG funds to build storm safe shelters that resemble everyday classrooms to allow children the comfort and structure needed to calm them during hazardous situations.
David Walters was presented the Worcester Award, the highest service honor given by the Cherokee Nation to a non-tribal member.
The Cherokee Nation is receiving proposals from individuals and firms qualified to provide laboratory services for methamphetamine for the benefit of the Cherokee Nation as per the terms and conditions contained in this RFP.
Two Oklahoma-based tribes aresupporting an effort to let Arkansans vote on casino operations, and that vote is becoming more likely to happen.<br />The Driving Arkansas Forward ballot question committee has received financial support from the Downstream Development Authority of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma, as well as Cherokee Nation Businesses LLC, a subsidiary of the Cherokee Nation.<br />The Quapaw Tribe's chairman, John Berrey, is on the Driving Arkansas Forward Committee.<br />Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin sent a letter to attorney Nate Steel, who is working with the committee, saying that of the committee's 94,880 signatures, only 70,054 were valid.
Cherokee Nation Entertainment, Llc, (Cne), A Wholly Owned Tribal Company Of The Cherokee Nation, Is Seeking Qualified Bids For Installation Of The Septic System At The New Cherokee Trail Clubhouse In Tahlequah, Ok.
The Cherokee Nation's multimillion-dollar expansion of its W.W.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $75,000 to the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, as part of the General Assistance Program (GAP).