The Cherokee Nation Foundation is a nonprofit organization serving the Cherokee Nation, a federally recognized tribe of more than 300,000 citizens.
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The Cherokee Nation’s work creating healthier conditions for its citizens is now ranked among the best in the country, a first for any tribe.
Cherokee Nation citizen Michael Mounce was awarded the grand prize for his visual arts piece titled “Music With Papa.”
As renovations get underway at Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs, a construction crew begins burying a sanitary sewer line stretching nearly 5 miles from the casino to the city
of Claremore.
In Sequoyah County, Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland buffet chef Fabian Laster helps
three 4-H students dig through bins of fresh fruits and vegetables, cheeses and
precisely cut meats looking for the perfect combination.

New Opportunities

Franklin Electric in Wilburton is interested in sponsoring a student to attend college in Fall 2016 at OSU Institute of Technology to pursue a manufacturing degree. The sponsorship includes an annual scholarship of approximately $1,000-$1,500 (dependent upon GPA), paid internship in the fifth semester of the program (approximately $14/hour), and full-time employment at the Wilburton facility upon graduation. Contact nate.todd@okstate.edu or 918-293-5296.