Cherokee Nation is the largest tribal government in the United States with more than 330,000 citizens. To maintain self-reliance and economic stability, the Cherokee Nation strives to create meaningful jobs and develop a vibrant hub of industry and commerce in Oklahoma.
Cherokee Nation and its businesses make an annual economic impact in northeast Oklahoma of $1.55 billion. Sixty-five percent of this money is invested in Cherokee businesses for creating jobs in high growth, high potential industries, training and educating Cherokee citizens to fill jobs and promote self-sufficiency.
Thirty-five percent is invested in Cherokee programs and services including education, housing and health. Cherokee people share the vision to achieve and maintain an enriching, cultural identity, economic self-reliance and a strong tribal government. With the help of its small business portfolio, the Cherokee Nation is enriching lives, families and Oklahoma communities.