“Cherokee Nation Legislative Day” at Oklahoma State Capitol Monday

Oklahoma State Capitol

Oklahoma State Capitol

TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA — On Monday, April 21, 2014, the Cherokee Nation will share its rich culture and tradition at Cherokee Nation Legislative Day at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker, Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden and other tribal leaders will meet with Governor Mary Fallin, Lt. Governor Todd Lamb and state lawmakers throughout the daylong celebration. Cherokee Nation departments will also be on site with displays highlighting the work of the tribe’s many programs and services.

As part of the festivities, Chief Baker, his cabinet, Miss Cherokee Julie Thornton and Jr. Miss Cherokee LaNice Belcher will be recognized on the Senate floor. Deputy Chief Crittenden will offer the opening prayer on the house floor. Executive Director of Health Services Connie Davis will also be honored with a citation from the state House of Representatives for serving as “Nurse of the Day” at the Capitol.

For more information on Cherokee Nation Legislative Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol, contact Lisa Long at 918-899-4363 or lisa.long@cn-bus.com.

WHAT:          Cherokee Nation Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol

WHEN:          Monday, April 21

8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

WHERE:       Oklahoma State Capitol

2300 N Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City

WHO:            Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker

Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden

Governor Mary Fallin

Lt. Governor Todd Lamb

Cherokee National Youth Choir

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