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Cherokee Nation gives $476,000 to Oklahoma fire departments

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.-The Cherokee Nation gave nearly half a million dollars to 136 rural Oklahoma fire departments in May during the tribe's annual Volunteer Firefighter Ceremony. Each... — Updated 6/3/2019

 

Junior Miss Cherokee presents at National Tribal Health conference

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.-Junior Miss Cherokee Kaitlyn Pinkerton recently presented at the 35th annual National Indian Health Board's Tribal Health Conference in September, where she shared... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

Mary Spencer

Winner, National and International Boxing Titles Model, CoverGirl Cosmetics Community Activist Mary Spencer, an Ojibway athlete originally from the Cape Croker First Nation began... — Updated 7/17/2018

 

Alvina Begay, Elite runner (b. 1980)

The eldest of five children, Alvina Begay was born on the Navajo Indian Reservation to Alvin and Wanda Begay in Ganado, Arizona. She learned responsibility early: while her mother... — Updated 3/16/2018

 

Actor Simon McBurney becomes official Survival ambassador

LONDON, ENGLAND-The founder of the famous Complicite Theatre Company, an acclaimed theatrical actor, has been named Ambassador by Survival International, a charity that fights for... — Updated 3/13/2017

 
 By K.B. Schaller    Features

De facto ambassador between the Cherokee and Euro-Americans

In the Cherokee society of her day, Nanyehi (One who goes about) was known in the English language as Nancy Ward. There are seven clans of the Cherokee: Wolf, Bird, Deer, Long Hair,... — Updated 9/9/2016

 

Hundreds gather for national reconciliation conference

WINNIPEG, MB-It's been a year since the Truth and Reconciliation Final Report was released and hundreds of people gathered in Winnipeg for a conference to explore a path to... — Updated 7/19/2016

 

Standing Rock Sioux wins Miss Indian World title

ALBUQUERQUE, NM-Danielle Ta'Sheena Finn from Porcupine, North Dakota and member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe was crowned Miss Indian World 2016 at the 33rd Annual Gathering of N... — Updated 5/14/2016

 

Miss Gallup Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial Queen supports suicide prevention

DK: You're a true role model! Please tell us about yourself. KM: Yá'át'ééh, my name is Kahlaya Rose Mckinney. I am born for the Owens Valley Paiute Tribe of Bishop, California.... — Updated 11/14/2015

 

ND woman wins Miss Indian World title

ALBUQUERQUE, NM-Cheyenne Brady from New Town, ND, and member of the Sac and Fox tribe was crowned Miss Indian World at the 32nd Annual Gathering of Nations, the most prominent... — Updated 8/1/2015

 

Youth ambassadors attend White House Tribal Nations Conference

Native youth traveled to the nation's capital in December to participate in the annual White House Nations Tribal Conference. The White House Tribal Nations Conference Youth... — Updated 1/17/2015

 

World's Largest Native American Cultural Event

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—The world’s largest gathering of Native American and Indigenous people took place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The 31st Annual Gatheri... — Updated 5/25/2014

 
 By Christina Rose    News

Cheyenne River student is NASA Ambassador

RAPID CITY, SD—Winning singing contests, art contests, being a model and an accomplished hoop dancer might be enough for some, but not for Delaena Rae Uses Knife, 27, of Eagle... — Updated 5/25/2013

 

BIA issues statement on passing of Charles Blackwell

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn issued a statement on the passing of Chickasaw Nation Ambassador Charles Blackwell. It stated: “Today,... — Updated 1/19/2013

 

Montesoma Baptist Church celebrates 125 years

OKMULGEE, OK—The oldest Muscogee (Creek) church recognized a milestone September 22-23. Created before Oklahoma statehood, when Indian Territory was all the land was known as,... — Updated 12/15/2012

 

Slain US ambassador to Libya was member of Chinook Nation

Slain US ambassador to Libya was member of Chinook Nation SEATTLE, WA—Chris Stevens, the U.S. Ambassador to Libya who was killed in an attack on September 11, was a member of the... — Updated 12/15/2012

 

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