COMMUNITIESMake Cherokee communities stronger; meet emergency needs of Cherokee families
The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply affected the Cherokee Nation, just as it has impacted the rest of the world. However, Cherokee Nation is actively responding in ways that make our tribal government stronger.
JOBSCherokee Nation protects and creates jobs for Cherokee citizens
During this chapter of history, a time of great uncertainty and hardship, the Cherokee Nation government and businesses never shied away from standing on the front lines with our employees. We allocated vital resources to help in any way possible.
FOOD SECURITYCherokees rely on emergency food relief programs for survival
Early on during the pandemic, Cherokee Nation launched an emergency food distribution program that prioritized our elders and those with chronic health conditions.so they could shelter in place and stay safe without worrying about access to food. Week after week the emergency food program continued to grow.
HEALTH CAREEvery health care decision informed by facts, medical science and compassion
Cherokee Nation remains on the front lines in battling this public health crisis. We have had great access to testing, medications and critical information throughout the pandemic.
HOMESImprovements and investments keep youth and elders protected
Whether helping them become new homeowners or helping our elders with new roofs or heating and air conditioning assistance, Cherokee Nation strived to assist with emergency housing needs.
EDUCATIONEmpowering Cherokees to stay connected in evolving virtual educational landscape
The academic year we are in has been like no other in history, and the Cherokee Nation rapidly transitioned to virtual education, assisting families as they adapted to new school and education routines.