Our Sovereign Land

The Cherokee Nation is committed to protecting our inherent sovereignty, preserving and promoting our culture, languages and values, and improving the quality of life for our citizens and for all of Indian Country.

Ensuring we do what’s right for Tribal Nations

The Supreme Court’s McGirt v. Oklahoma decision recognized what Indian Country has known all along: that our land is our land. Now, the Cherokee Nation is hard at work to protect our sovereignty while fighting for the public safety and legal cooperation we need in the wake of the historic decision.

Visit our resources page for important documents about the McGirt case and Indian sovereignty over our land.

Latest News

Tulsa World: Cherokee Nation approves $3.8 billion budget

Cherokee budget: The Cherokee Nation last week approved a record $3.8 billion budget that includes nearly $70 million for courts, prosecutors and law officers. “This isn’t just a historic budget, but also an era with a record number of infrastructure projects on the...

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