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September 17, 2019 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix available for purchase
September 3, 2019 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix available for purchase
August 15, 2019 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix available for purchase
August 1, 2019 issue of the Cherokee Phoenix available for purchase
Dan Littlefield, Ph.D., the Sequoyah National Research Center’s director, stands amid preserved newspapers at the SNRC in Little Rock, Arkansas. COURTESY
The Sequoyah National Research Center contains a library catalogued with books from Indian removal and the Dawes Commission to the Spiro Mounds. It’s located in Little Rock Arkansas at the University of Arkansas. COURTESY
Acid-free boxes contain the works of the late Cherokee author Robert J. Conley at the Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. The SNRC provides a large collection of resources used to study Native American life and culture. COURTESY
The Sequoyah National Research Center provides a large collection of resources used to study Native American life and culture.
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The Cherokee Nation Elders Summit not only promotes the importance of Cherokee elders, but serves as an information hub for elder services.
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Employees at Cherokee Nation Industries in Stilwell applaud the Sept. 18 announcement of an increase to the Cherokee Nation Businesses minimum wage. CHAD HUNTER/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. announces a minimum wage hike for employees of Cherokee Nation Businesses on Sept. 18 in Stilwell. CHAD HUNTER/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
More than 2,500 employees are expected to get raises.
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Chrissi Nimmo is selected as the 2019 Outstanding Young Alumna at Northeastern State University.
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Shown are two Cherokee Phoenix homecoming T-shirts from 2016-17. The Cherokee Phoenix is accepting design ideas from Cherokee artists for its 2020 T-shirt until midnight on Jan. 1. ARCHIVE
Shown are two Cherokee Phoenix homecoming T-shirts from 2018-19. The Cherokee Phoenix is accepting design ideas from Cherokee artists for its 2020 T-shirt until midnight on Jan. 1. ARCHIVE
The Cherokee Phoenix will accept rough drafts from artists who are Cherokee Nation, United Keetoowah Band or Eastern Band citizens until midnight on Jan. 1.
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The Cherokee Nation contracts with Ki Bois Area Transit System for use of seven vehicles, but KATS has more than 200 vans and buses covering routes throughout eastern Oklahoma. COURTESY
A Ki Bois Area Transit System driver helps a passenger into a KATS bus by holding her bag and the door for her. The Cherokee Nation contracts with KATS, as well as Pelivan Transit, Muskogee County Transit and Cimarron Public Transit to conduct daily operations. ARCHIVE
Geremy Chuculate, a Cherokee Nation citizen and Pelivan Transit bus driver in Grove, Oklahoma, helps a load a wheel chair-bound man into the Pelivan bus Chuculate drives. ROGER GRAHAM/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Cherokee Nation Transit offers reliable, affordable and safe transport for American Indians to their destinations by contracting with agencies to provide more than 100,000 rides per year. ARCHIVE
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The transportation program contracts with four agencies to provide more than 100,000 rides per year.
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A statewide referendum adopted in 2016 made simple drug possession a misdemeanor and increased the threshold for felony property crimes from $500 to $1,000.
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After completing the program, students will have 4,000 contact hours with the Cherokee language and will have spent more than 40 hours each week studying and speaking the language.
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Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. gives his first monthly address during the Sept. 16 Tribal Council meeting in Tahlequah. CHAD HUNTER/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
The largest budget in the Cherokee Nation’s history includes a higher minimum wage.
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Cherokee medical students Breanna Carlson, left, Sheridan Evans and Ryan Young will begin their second year of medical school this fall at the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tulsa. WILL CHAVEZ/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
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Breanna Carlson, Sheridan Evans and Ryan Young begin their second year of medical school this fall.
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The program helps people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, earn college credits, train for meaningful careers and connect with other opportunities.
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