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  • Chickasaw Media student wins Heartland Emmy Award

    Chickasaw National Media Relations office|Updated Jan 22, 2024

    ADA, Okla.-While she was a student, Paige Orr received an award that inspired a change in her choice of a dream career. "My dream was to be on camera and make videos or be an ESPN sideline reporter, but I've realized I have a knack for being the one behind the camera," said Orr, who received a Heartland Emmy Award this year for her public service announcement for the Stillwater Public Library. Orr of Frederick, Oklahoma, grew up with an adoration for the spotlight, singing in...

  • Cherokee court finds service through church, community and other activities

    Updated Sep 15, 2023

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla.-Keeleigh Sanders, 21, of Westville, was crowned Miss Cherokee 2023-2024 during the annual leadership competition held in Tahlequah on Saturday. The tribe also crowned a new Junior Miss Cherokee and Little Cherokee Ambassadors, all of whom will serve in their roles for the next year. As Miss Cherokee, Sanders will represent the Cherokee Nation as a goodwill ambassador to promote the government, history, language and culture of the tribe. She also received a...

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