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Protecting Cherokee rights while moving forward together at the Oklahoma Legislature

Protecting Cherokee rights while moving forward together at the Oklahoma Legislature

Like most of the world, Oklahoma has struggled with the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, the state has not been alone in taking on this public health and economic crisis. Cherokee Nation and the other Native Nations in Oklahoma have been crucial partners during these hard times, whether by adopting strong public health policies, distributing PPE and vaccines, or sharing emergency economic relief.

What we need now

Who knew that writing a column about the truth could be considered politically sensitive? I confess I didn’t think of it those terms. When someone did point it out to me, I saw their point of view. I felt a touch naïve. I sat my framework for a truth column aside.

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