September 29, 2016
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Featured Jobs

  • #2016-12422 House Supervisor

    Cherokee Nation whose headquarters are located in beautiful Tahlequah, Oklahoma is a national leader in Indian tribal governments and economic development in Oklahoma, We are a dynamic, progressive organization, which owns several business enterprises and administers a variety of services for the Cherokee people in Northeastern Oklahoma. Cherokee Nation offers an exceptional employee benefits plan with Comprehensive Health, Life, 401(k),

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News

  • DOJ announces more than $107 million to improve safety, services for American Indians

    WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice today announced more than $107 million in grants to American Indian and Alaska Native communities to improve public safety help victims and strengthen tribal institutions. The announcement was made at the Eighth Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference, taking place today and tomorrow. This amount includes 236 grants under the department’s Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS), totaling more than $102 million, to 131 American Indian tribes, Alaska Native villages, tribal consortia and tribal designees. In

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Life

  • Gary 'Litefoot' Davis named E.D. of Native American Financial Services Association

    WASHINGTON – Gary “Litefoot” Davis, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, has been named the new Executive Director of the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA).

    “The appointment of Gary Davis will be transformative for our organization and the tribal communities we serve,” said Otoe-Missouria Chairman John R. Shotton who serves as NAFSA’s Chairman. “Gary has been a passionate and tireless advocate for creating new economic opportunities for Indian Country and nobody has fought harder to ensure the preservation

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Business

  • Pipeline developer buys ranch near North Dakota protest camp

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The company developing the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline has purchased a portion of a historic North Dakota ranch where a violent protest occurred earlier this month due to what tribal officials said was construction crews destroying burial and cultural sites.

    Morton County records show Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners purchased 20 parcels of land on the Cannonball Ranch totaling more than 6,000 acres from David and Brenda Meyer of Flasher. Financial terms of the deal, which was

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Sports

  • Indian Relay Season Announced

    BILLINGS, Mont. – The Professional Indian Horse Racing Association (PIHRA) 2016 season of sanctioned Indian Relay Races are underway with a great schedule. They have released the following schedule races sanctioned by the organization.

    • Buffalo Days Indian Relay, Buffalo WY June 11-13, 2016-Completed
    • Crow Native Days, Crow Agency, MT June 24-26, 2016
    • White River Relay, Busby, MT, June 26, 2016
    • 1st Annual Horse Spirit Extreme Indian Relay and Rough Stock Rodeo, Alberta, Canada, July 2-3, 2016
    • North American Indian Days Relay,
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