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March 15, 2019 PDF of the Cherokee Phoenix available for purchase
March 1, 2019 PDF of the Cherokee Phoenix available for purchase
Feb. 15, 2019 PDF of the Cherokee Phoenix available for purchase
Feb. 1, 2019 PDF of the Cherokee Phoenix now available for purchase
Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Bryan Warner report the most donated money and most number of maximum contributions.
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Biologist Jim Whitehead mans a table filled with castings of alleged Bigfoot impressions on March 9 at the annual Oklahoma Bigfoot Symposium in Adair County. CHAD HUNTER/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
The entrance to CC Camp near Stilwell, seen March 9, features a Bigfoot silhouette. The camp held the Mid-America Bigfoot Research Center’s annual state gathering. CHAD HUNTER/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Bigfoot-inspired metal artwork is displayed March 9 at the annual Oklahoma Bigfoot Symposium in Adair County. CHAD HUNTER/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
D.W. Lee, a Cherokee Nation citizen and executive director of the Mid-America Bigfoot Research Center, is seen at the annual Oklahoma Bigfoot Symposium on March 9 at CC Camp in Adair County. CHAD HUNTER/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Adair County provides the perfect Bigfoot habitat, researchers say.
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Ohio State and Texas Tech students and teens from a Methodist group volunteer to help Cherokees.
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Marcus Fears, Cherokee Nation Election Commission administrator, holds up a candidate name for the principal chief’s race on March 18 during a ballot order drawing in Tahlequah. CHAD HUNTER/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Principal chief candidate Chuck Hoskin Jr. and his deputy chief running mate, Bryan Warner, take the top spots in those races.
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Cherokee Nation citizens Noel Tim Grayson, left, and Zach Adair often are called upon to dress in 18th century Cherokee clothing to help re-enact that period like at the upcoming “Cherokee Days Festival” April 12-14 in Washington, D.C. COURTESY
The sixth annual “Cherokee Days Festival” April 12–14 features the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes – Cherokee Nation, United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians and Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who will showcase the shared history and cultural lifeways of the three Cherokee tribes.
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Presenter Jeremy Fields speaks at the Indigenous Leadership Summit on March 9 at the campus of Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. ROGER GRAHAM/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
TAHLEQUAH – The Center for Tribal Studies at Northeastern State University held its 2019 Indigenous Leadership Summit on March 9.

The event focused on Indigenous leadership from gender perspectives that provided a forum for participants to discuss and recognize their role as Indigenous leaders in Indian Country.

Guest speakers included Jeremy Fields and Mee-Kai Clark of Thrive.unltd, a Native American owned and operated leadership company committed to providing innovative, culturally relevant training for Native American communities.

For more information on the Center for Tribal Studies, call 918-444-4350 or visit cts.nsuok.edu.
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Recognition of groups claiming Native status can have far-reaching consequences.
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In this 2017 photo, Susie Gelbart walks near petroglyphs at the Gold Butte National Monument near Bunkerville, Nevada. As Democrats in Congress prepare to scrutinize President Donald Trump’s review of 27 national monuments, most of the recommendations made by ex-Interior Ryan Zinke remain unfinished, seemingly stuck on the backburner as other matters consume the White House. Zinke recommended cuts to the boundaries of Gold Butte National Monument to free up a water district that he thought shouldn’t have been included in the boundaries. JOHN LOCHER/ASSOCIATED PRESS
The 2017 national monument review had a predetermined outcome and didn’t take into account tribal interests despite some of the lands being sacred to them, tribal leaders say.
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More than 60 jobs are available, including hourly positions in the gaming and food and beverage departments.
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TULSA — The U.S. Department of Defense announced Feb. 26 that Cherokee Nation Technologies, headquartered in Tulsa, won a $39.5 million contract to advise and assist the U.S. Air Force on issues related to base realignment and closure programs.

A total of $9.5 million is obligated for fiscal year 2019. The work, which will be performed at several locations in the United States, is expected to be complete by April 6, 2023.
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News outlets report the Franklin town council voted this month to move forward with plans to deed control of the Nikwasi Mound to the nonprofit Nikwasi Initiative.
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