October 2018 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix available online Read More
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
October 2018 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix available online
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. issued a statement on Oct. 15 in response to Sen. Warren’s DNA test claiming Native heritage.
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Cherokee Nation citizen and former professional basketball player Angel Goodrich helps tutor three Kenwood Public School students with their math assignments on Oct. 1. Goodrich works at the school through an American Indian Resource Center grant to assist students with classwork and athletics. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Goodrich comes to Kenwood to help tutor students in math and reading as well as assist the athletics coach.
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A woman protests the adoption of a Cherokee child by a white couple during a rally held on Aug. 12, 2013, in downtown Tahlequah. The child’s Cherokee father tried to use the Indian Child Welfare Act to keep his daughter but was not successful. WILL CHAVEZ/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
The ICWA has been contested in court numerous times since its passage in 1978, but this is the first time that a federal judge has put the future of the law in jeopardy.
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Baker was responsible for incorrectly administering medications and potentially exposing patients to blood borne pathogens.
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Wayne Garner
The Wayne Garner band recently signs with Vision Entertainment, a Nashville-based major management company.
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The late Cherokee author Robert J. Conley gets advice from his wife Evelyn Conley during a conference in 2011. Conley died in 2014 at age 73, and since then Evelyn has worked to keep his legacy alive. COURTESY
Cherokee Nation citizen Evelyn Conley has donated seven books that were written by her late husband, Robert J. Conley, for the Cherokee Phoenix’s fourth quarterly giveaway. The drawing will be held Jan. 2. To enter, one only needs to buy a newspaper subscription or $10 worth of Cherokee Phoenix merchandise. One entry is given for every $10 spent. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Cherokee Nation citizen Evelyn Conley spends her days ensuring Robert J. Conley’s legacy continues.
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Tonya Wapskineh
It allows for greater sustainability within large organizations and systems that deliver the National Diabetes Prevention lifestyle change program.
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Cherokee citizen Hominy Littledave carries the American flag in front of Iowa Tribe veterans during the 2nd annual Native American Day parade in Tulsa on Oct. 8. ROGER GRAHAM/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Tribal leaders, including Principal Chief Bill John Baker, right, sit on the stage at the Guthrie Green as honored guests during the 2nd annual Native American Day event in Tulsa on Oct. 8. ROGER GRAHAM/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker served as Parade Marshal for the 2nd annual Native American Day parade on Oct. 8 in Tulsa. ROGER GRAHAM/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Numerous people representing various Oklahoma tribes took part in two events that celebrated Native American people on Oct. 8.
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The speaker for the meeting will be Dr. Bob Blackburn who will discuss the book “Cherokee Nation: A History of Survival, Self Determination, and Identity.”
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Free Event Offers Native High School Students and Families Information on
College Preparation, Scholarship Opportunities, and Financial Literacy.
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Cherokee Nation citizens Rachel Purget, left, Cole Purget, with their son Max, are the owners and operators of Wheelhouse Kitchen in Woodall. The restaurant, which serves “clean” locally sourced food, has been open since March. COURTESY
The Wheelhouse Burger is a specialty burger with two grass-fed beef patties and one pork patty topped with cheddar cheese, bacon and an over-medium egg and drizzled with Wheelhouse sauce LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
A Wheelhouse waitress serves a customer on Aug. 23 at Wheelhouse Kitchen in Woodall. The restaurant features locally sourced foods, craft beers and local wines. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
A full menu is provided upon ordering food at Wheelhouse Kitchen in Woodall. Customers order food at the counter, take a number and the food is cooked fresh and delivered promptly to their table. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Wheelhouse Kitchen, located in Woodall, has a 34-seat dining area. Cherokee Nation citizen and owner Rachel Purget, standing, talks with a customer in the background of the dining area. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
An 8-seat bar is provided at Wheelhouse Kitchen in Woodall, where customers can enjoy locally sourced beer from Cabin Boys Brewery in Tulsa; Mason Jar Mimosas made with locally sourced peach wine from Pecan Creek Winery in Muskogee or locally sourced coffee from Rose Rock Coffee in Tahlequah. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
A sign near the entrance of Wheelhouse Kitchen shows where most ingredients are sourced. Most ingredients are brought in weekly from surrounding local farms in the Cherokee County area. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Wheelhouse Kitchen in Woodall sells local merchandise as well as its own merchandise with the restaurant logo. Wheelhouse Kitchen is a supporter of local farms and businesses. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Wheelhouse Fries are a specialty item at Wheelhouse Kitchen that includes hand-cut fries topped with bacon, an over-medium egg and drizzled with Wheelhouse sauce. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
The Protein Platter is an all protein, no-carb meal. It contains four eggs, one piece of sausage, one piece of bacon, one piece of chicken apple sausage and half an avocado. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
The restaurant’s goal is to serve clean, natural, local foods by using local farmers and business for their ingredients.
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