Cherokee Nation screens more than 40,000 patients for hepatitis C

The Cherokee Nation has screened more than 40,000 tribal citizens for hepatitis C after becoming the first tribe in the country to launch an elimination project two years ago with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Oct. 30 was declared as Hepatitis C Awareness Day in the Cherokee Nation, and tribal and Cherokee Nation Health Services officials gathered for a proclamation signing ceremony.

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Cherokee Nation continues support of the Moravian Archives

Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. recently visited the Moravian Archives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to tour the facility and visit with archive staff about the production of a multivolume book series, “Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokees.”
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Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation opens housing waiting list for Adair County

The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation is temporarily opening the Mutual Help/Rural Rental Homeownership waiting list for qualified Native American families in Adair County beginning Monday, Nov 6.
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Opinion: Compromise is never perfect, but compromising the lives of our most vulnerable isn’t an option

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker released the following statement today, urging Oklahoma lawmakers to reach a bipartisan budget agreement to end a prolonged special legislative session that’s now lasted more than six weeks.
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