The Power of a Nation

Our mission is to promote the economic wellbeing of Cherokee Nation by delivering tremendous value to our customers, communities and markets we serve.

Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe, has more than 460,000 tribal citizens. Cherokee Nation Businesses is the board-governed holding company for our tribally owned business portfolio, one united by our unique mission and values. We are driven by purpose. Guided by gadugi, a Cherokee approach to teamwork. Bound by integrity. Motivated by intentionality and commitment.

We are more than 10,000 employees strong — respected for our expertise in the hospitality industry, leaders in federal contracting and a force for community-minded development. Our work advances Cherokee cultural preservation and creates a transformative economic impact. As we continue to invest, innovate, diversify and grow, our focus remains constant — to create opportunities for Cherokees in each and every generation.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Leading the Gaming & Hospitality Industry
Oklahoma State Capital
Providing Federal Contracting Solutions Around the World
Cherokee Heritage Center
Developing Cherokee Businesses & Cultural Sites

Our Brands

Our Impact​

Cherokee Nation Businesses works with the main goal of making a positive impact with regard to resources, services and jobs for Cherokee citizens. We give back 37% of our profit to Cherokee Nation for services that fund education, healthcare, infrastructure and more.


Supported Jobs Inside the 14-county Reservation


Cherokee Nation’s Annual Economic Impact


Hosted 8.8 Million Visitors to the Casinos

Your Career Begins Here

Cherokee Nation Businesses invests in the brightest talent to keep our company moving forward. With significant growth in three business sectors year after year, we provide qualified candidates stability, industry-leading benefits, competitive pay and a world of opportunity.

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