A Thriving Nation

We are a nation of more than 460,000 citizens. Our strength is in our people, our innovative spirit, and the fairness and respect that are at the core of being Cherokee. We are committed to being good neighbors and good stewards — in our communities, in Oklahoma and throughout the United States. We invest in making our communities great places to live and raise a family.


The struggles of Cherokee Freedmen did not end with emancipation. Learn the history of how the formerly enslaved people of Cherokee Nation and their descendants fought for and won their rights as tribal citizens.
Cherokee Through the Ages
Cherokee Nation has a rich history full of culture and perseverance. Explore important moments in Cherokee history on OsiyoTV’s interactive timeline.

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