Columns & Opinions
October 12, 2022
New Vinita art center adds to Cherokee Nation’s tourism draw
Tourism is important for Cherokee Nation and all of northeast Oklahoma. Our tribe‚s numerous museums and cultural sites simultaneously showcase and preserve our rich heritage while creating jobs and economic opportunities for many citizens.
The beautiful cultural art made by Cherokees is worth celebrating. As Principal Chief, I have taken an oath of office to preserve and defend our culture. It‚s a responsibility I take very seriously because every county within our 7,000-squaremile r...