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Nov. 1, 2019 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix now available for purchase
Oct. 15, 2019 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix now available for purchase
Oct. 1, 2019 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix
September 17, 2019 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix available for purchase
Janelle Adair
The former Miss Cherokee hosts ‘Stories on the Square’ each summer at the Cherokee National History Museum.
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Jim Jefferies
The comedian will perform March 21 at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.
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Kirby Williams
Kirby Williams serves as the legal aid coordinator for the Legal Aid of Nebraska’s Native American Program.
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In Soliz v. Hargis, the non-Indian plaintiff claimed descent from an adopted enrollee on the Cherokee Roll, Indians by Blood.
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Cindy Irwin
Cindy Irwin will receive the Cherokee Phoenix Seven Feathers Business Award on Nov. 23.
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Activities would be focused on kayaking, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding and rafting.
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Oklahoma high school graduates’ scores on the ACT college-readiness exam declined in every subject this year, according to a report released Oct. 30. WHITNEY BRYEN/OKLAHOMA WATCH
According to this Oklahoma Watch graph, ACT scores for Oklahoma students have fallen since 2015 and is almost two points lower than the national average. OKLAHOMA WATCH
Oklahoma Watch is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) corporation that produces in-depth and investigative journalism as a public service for the benefit of all Oklahomans.
Oklahoma high school graduates’ scores on the ACT college-readiness exam declined in every subject this year, according to a report released Oct. 30.
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The Cherokee Nation’s 469,000-square-foot health facility features more than 240 exam rooms, two MRI machines, an ambulatory surgery center, 34 dental chairs, full service optometry and specialty health services. It is set to open on Nov. 14. COURTESY
The largest tribal outpatient health center in the country will open at 11 a.m. on Nov. 14.
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A polypore mushroom commonly known to Cherokees as wishi, can be found in the fall growing at the base of oak trees. Wishi is a traditional food that generations of Cherokees have come to enjoy. COURTESY
When being cleaned, wishi is sliced into strips, rinsed and boiled to rid it of dirt, debris and insects before being cooked. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
After being cleaned, wishi is typically breaded with flour, salt and pepper before being placed into a pan for frying. A small portion of the mushroom can be cooked in 10 minutes. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Fully cooked wishi resembles strips of meat and has a meat-like consistency. Cherokees have enjoyed the mushroom for generations. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Cherokee Nation citizen Tim Kingfisher breaks up a wishi mushroom. It is a traditional Cherokee food that can be found in the fall growing at the base of oak trees. COURTESY
Cherokee Nation citizen Tim Kingfisher scoops pieces of wishi from a bowl into a skillet as he cooks the polypore mushroom that generations of Cherokees have come to enjoy. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Du-wi-shi, or more commonly known as wishi, is a mushroom that is popular among Cherokee people to gather and eat in the fall.
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Students and parents walk toward a Tulsa elementary school entrance. Oklahoma is currently 42nd in fourth- and eighth-grade reading, 39th in fourth-grade math and 40th in eighth-grade math, according a recent report. WHITNEY BRYEN/OKLAHOMA WATCH
Oklahoma Watch is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) corporation that produces in-depth and investigative journalism as a public service for the benefit of all Oklahomans.
The goal is to be ranked in the top 20 states on the National Assessment of Educational Progress. It’s currently 42nd.
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The Oklahoma casting call seeks Native American males and females to play teenagers in lead roles.
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