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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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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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Oklahoma voters wanting to change their party affiliation or their address can now do so online for the first time starting Sept. 10.
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An artist’s rendering of the Cherokee Springs Plaza includes the Tru Hilton hotel, which will located west of Seven Clans Avenue behind Taco Bueno. COURTESY
Promise Hotels will build and manage a new hotel at Cherokee Springs Plaza in Tahlequah.
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It would remove the one-half blood requirement for landholders in the Five Tribes, which are the only tribes subject to such a requirement.
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Korean War veteran Charles Brave, 84, shows a photo of himself at age 19 after being drafted into the Army in 1953. Brave is among 10 Cherokee Warrior Flight veterans departing next week for Washington, D.C. COURTESY
Cherokee veterans are to present a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington, D.C.
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Driving Arkansas Forward, the group campaigning for the pro-casino measure, has raised more than $2.2 million, nearly all of it from the Quapaw and Cherokee tribes.
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