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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
November 2018 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix available online
October 2018 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix available online
Cherokee Nation Businesses CEO Shawn Slaton speaks to the Tribal Council’s Executive & Finance Committee in January about groups in Arkansas wanting to pass ballot initiatives for casinos in that state. According to Arkansas Ethics Commission records, CNB has given more than $2.2 million to a group wanting four casinos in Arkansas. COURTESY
The gaming facilities are approved for the central or eastern parts of the state. Cherokee Nation has two casinos along the western Arkansas border.
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W.W. Hastings Hospital has until Dec. 22 to show compliance or its accreditation with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services could be terminated.
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A child receives a vaccine at the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic in this 2017 photo. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more Oklahoma parents are seeking vaccination exemptions for their children. COURTESY
The Centers for Disease Control says 2.1 percent of Oklahoma public school students and 5.6 percent of private school students claimed at least one kind of exemption.
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Cherokee Nation home energy auditors use infrared cameras to find missing or defective insulation and sources of heating and cooling losses in citizens’ homes. COURTESY
The Cherokee Nation service helps cut energy costs for its citizens’ homes.
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Street signs in Webbers Falls display the street names in the Cherokee syllabary. The project comes after City Councilor Danny Haley said he was inspired by downtown Tahlequah’s street signs that also have the syllabary. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Webbers Falls Museum curators George and Linda Miller, both left, and City Councilor Danny Haley, shown with his wife Janet, are responsible for helping Webbers Falls obtain and install street signs in the Cherokee language to reflect the town’s history of Cherokee heritage. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Cherokee Nation translator John Ross helps with the town’s efforts.
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The Cherokee Nation’s Angel Project and Elder Angel Tree provide for those who would be without this holiday season.
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In this Oct. 5, 2016, file photo, heavy equipment is seen at a site where sections of the Dakota Access pipeline were being buried near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D. The Standing Rock Sioux is challenging new government conclusions that the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline poses no significant environmental threats to American Indian tribes in the Dakotas. The Army Corps of Engineers in August finished more than a year of additional study ordered by a federal judge. TOM STROMME/THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE VIA AP
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Standing Rock Sioux is challenging new government conclusions that the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline poses no significant environmental threats to American Indian tribes in the Dakotas.
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PABLO, Mont. (AP) — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes in northwestern Montana are seeking to fight opioid abuse by putting limits on opioids prescribed to members seeking care through the Tribal Health Department.
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Using the Cherokee Phoenix Elder/Veteran Fund, elders who are 65 and older as well as military veterans can apply to receive a free one-year subscription.
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The Tribal Employment Rights Office has more than 820 Indian-owned companies that are TERO-certified and able to do business with the tribe.
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Cherokee Nation Businesses CEO Shawn Slaton speaks to the Tribal Council’s Executive & Finance Committee in January about groups in Arkansas wanting to pass ballot initiatives for casinos in that state. According to Arkansas Ethics Commission records, CNB has given more than $2.2 million to a group wanting four casinos in Arkansas. COURTESY
Cherokee Nation Businesses gives money to help the group Driving Arkansas Forward promote a casino initiative.
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