Over 31,000 elders applied for Respond, Recover and Rebuild Elder Assistance. A $400 check will be mailed to elders directly, starting this week. For those elders in the reservation, a $1,200 payment will be made soon directly to utility companies. Questions: elders@cherokee.org

Office of Veteran Affairs

17725 South Muskogee Ave. Tahlequah, OK 74464

Cherokee Nation Medal of Patriotism Award

The Medal of Patriotism is for our Cherokee Veteran tribal citizens who have been honorably discharged from the military. In order to submit the Medal of Patriotism application, a veteran will need to write a short biography that highlights the veteran’s military service, a copy of Cherokee Nation citizenship card and a copy of DD214 military discharge form. For more information, contact The Office of Veteran Affairs at 918-772-4166.