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Some tribe members appreciate the tribute but others point out the numerous cultural errors, including a language symbol that translates to “Chicken,” rather than “Cherokee.”
Lawmakers are open to honoring an 1875 treaty, but intertribal disagreement raises the question of who will be represented.
A request to seat a non-voting tribal delegate in the House gets a bipartisan welcome.
A treaty from the Andrew Jackson era allows the tribe to send a representative to Congress, but questions on seating remain.
The highest court in the land has ruled that state governments can now prosecute non-Natives for crimes committed against Natives on tribal land.
The nation filed the first suit of its kind in 2017, claiming drug distributors and pharmacies had fueled an epidemic on tribal lands in Oklahoma.
"It goes without saying that my people are not an automobile, and for white Americans or white Europeans to tout an automobile using our name is wrong."
Chuck Hoskin Jr., principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, said "it does not honor us by having our name plastered on the side of a car."
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is welcoming new seeds from around the world, including the Cherokee Nation.
Hundreds of children have been removed from their opioid-addicted parents.