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Emergency Medical Technician students Megan Cox, left, and Hope Shatwell practice joint immobilization on fellow student Kyle Masterson during an EMT certification class on July 17 held at the Cherokee Nation EMS building in Tahlequah. WILL CHAVEZ/CHEROKEE PHOENIX Read More
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More than 400 registered runners compete in the Cherokee Nation Wings Fitness 5k called Beat the Heat on June 9 in Salina. Runners ranged in age from 4 years old to 80 years old. Wings Fitness is a way for generations of Native and non-Native families to participate in physical activity. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX Read More
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Competitors battle in Traditional Native Games finals
September 2018 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix and 2018 All Cherokee issue available online
Earn EMT certification in 324 hours with Cherokee Nation EMS
wings Fitness provides members physical activity opportunities
It was selected for a series of events where individuals with life-threatening injuries were treated and transported, and the treatment provided exceeded hospital expectations.
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The Interior says the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe doesn’t qualify because it wasn’t under federal jurisdiction when the Indian Reorganization Act passed.
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The event will feature music, cultural demonstrations and a book signing.
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Cherokee Nation citizen Suzanne Maupin sits on her front porch on July 29 with newly constructed chicken houses across the street from her home in Leach in Delaware County. According to state records, in the past year there have been 16 licenses filed for 96 poultry houses to be built in the county. KELLY BOSTIAN/Tulsa World
The council will examine the expansion of poultry production and its impact on rural communities and citizens in the region.
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The executive director manages the organization’s planning, programs, personnel, finances, compliance and relationships with its collaborators and supporters.
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Cherokee National Treasure Richard Fields carves a traditional bow. He and fellow CNTs Tommy Wildcat and Lisa Rutherford will demonstrate their respective talents Sept. 12-30 at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri. COURTESY
Tommy Wildcat, Lisa Rutherford and Richard Fields will showcase their talents inside the new Cherokee Indian Trading Post.
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A bust honoring Cherokee Nation citizen Jack. C. Montgomery sits in the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center in Tahlequah. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions and bravery while serving in Italy during World War II. He is among the 44,000 Native Americans who served during the war. His service as well as the military service of Native Americans throughout this country’s history are being honored in an exhibition titled Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces.” WILL CHAVEZ/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
The Sequoyah National Research Center is hosting the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian’s “Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces” exhibition through Nov. 30.
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2018 “Remember the Removal” cyclists climb a hill in eastern Tennessee on their way to Charleston, Tennessee, where Cherokee people were held in camps during the summer of 1838 to await removal. Many people died of diseases while being held in the camps. WILL CHAVEZ/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
2018 “Remember the Removal” cyclists stopped at the Cherokee Removal Memorial Park at Historic Blythe Ferry on the second day of their ride. The park is dedicated to the Cherokee people who lived in the area and were moved across the nearby Tennessee River in 1838 by ferry to begin their journey west on the “Trail of Tears.” WILL CHAVEZ/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
The three-week bike ride in June spans around 950 miles between Georgia and Oklahoma, covering the Northern Route of the Trail of Tears.
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Army veteran Bennie Ross, 84, of Tahlequah get helps putting on his leather Warrior Flight vest during a send off dinner held at Cherokee Hotel & Casino West Siloam Springs on Sept. 16. WILL CHAVEZ/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Nine Cherokee veterans were honored by the Cherokee Nation a day before departing for Washington, D.C., as part of the fifth annual Cherokee Warrior Flight. On Sept. 17-19 the veterans will tour national war memorials and other sites. WILL CHAVEZ/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
The nine veterans who served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War will fly to the nation’s capital to tour national war memorials created in their honor, Sept. 17-19.
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Native American tribes in Montana and South Dakota sued the Trump administration on Monday, claiming it approved an oil pipeline from Canada without considering potential damage to cultural sites from spills and construction.
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An Oklahoma organization is proposing the state add a bilingual certification on diplomas given to high school graduates who speak more than one language.
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