Government

Tribal Council approves Sallie Byrd Sevenstar Community Center, Election Code Act in October

October 16, 2020
The Council of the Cherokee Nation approved this week renaming the current Belfonte-Nicut Community Center after Cherokee Nation citizen and fluent Cherokee speaker Sallie Byrd Sevenstar, who passed away on August 24.

Culture

Cherokee Nation celebrates the life and photography of Jennie Ross Cobb

October 13, 2020
The Cherokee National History Museum is celebrating the life and photography of Cherokee Nation citizen Jennie Ross Cobb in a new exhibit opening Oct. 13. Cobb was the great-granddaughter of Principal Chief John Ross and took up photography while she was a student at the Cherokee National Female Seminary in Tahlequah.

Businesses

Cherokee Nation Businesses helps preserve traditional plants

October 15, 2020
The cultural art department at Cherokee Nation Businesses is tasked with helping ensure that Cherokee art, culture, language and customs are preserved, promoted and implemented throughout Cherokee Nation. The team can now add traditional medicine plants to their preservation list.

Entertainment

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa celebrates TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award for 2020

September 15, 2020
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa has been selected for a 2020 Travelers’ Choice Award by TripAdvisor, an online company that assists nearly 500 million travelers with travel plans, according to its website.