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Cherokee Nation Cultural & Economic Development’s initiatives have shown Cherokee Nation Businesses’ steadfast commitment to preserving our culture, while also strengthening our economy through innovation, diversification and job creation. 

Visit Cherokee Nation provides opportunities to experience the many cultural touchstones and historically significant places of our tribe.

Visitors can immerse themselves in the rich legacy, thrilling history, inspiring stories and authentic art of Cherokee Nation. A portfolio of 15 cultural sites have been curated for our guests that include museums, a welcome center, gift shops and a state-of-the-art research center.

Cherokee Film is innovating narrative sovereignty and creating a new way forward for the film and media industries, increasing Cherokee and Native American representation.

The Cherokee Film ecosystem, through its four branches—Cherokee Film Productions, Cherokee Film Studios, Cherokee Film Commission and Cherokee Film Institute—has a global reach and is a leader in changing the narrative surrounding Native Americans. Offering state-of-the-art production facilities and an unrivaled passion to create positive change in the film and TV industry, Cherokee Film is helping cultivate the next generation of storytellers who will contribute to Cherokee Film’s mission to create a better, more inclusive life for the next seven generations.

Cherokee Film is innovating narrative sovereignty and creating a new way forward for the film and media industries by increasing Cherokee and Native American representation.

The Cherokee Film ecosystem, through its four branches—Cherokee Film Productions, Cherokee Film Studios, Cherokee Film Commission and Cherokee Film Institute—has a global reach and is a leader in changing the narrative surrounding Native Americans. Offering state-of-the-art production facilities and an unrivaled passion to create positive change in the film and TV industry, Cherokee Film is helping cultivate the next generation of storytellers who will contribute to Cherokee Film’s mission to create a better, more inclusive life for the next seven generations.

1839 Cherokee Meat Co. is a locally owned and operated meat processor in Cherokee Nation.

They proudly honor our traditions and strive to serve generations of Cherokee citizens, ranchers and communities. They are dedicated to providing sustainable, high-quality meat and safe, clean processing services.

Anchored by Cherokee Casino in Tahlequah, Cherokee Springs Plaza sees more than 700k+ visitors annually.

Cherokee Springs Plaza is home to Cherokee National Research Center and Cherokee Springs Gallery, as well as a variety of businesses including Cherokee Nation Gift Shop, Tru Hilton Hotel, Starbucks, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic, Taco Bueno and more. The property continues to grow and is currently leasing custom spaces in the retail center and pad sites.

Anchored by Cherokee Casino in Tahlequah, Cherokee Springs Plaza sees more than 700k+ visitors annually.

Cherokee Springs Plaza is home to Cherokee National Research Center and Cherokee Springs Gallery, as well as a variety of businesses including Cherokee Nation Gift Shop, Tru by Hilton Hotel, Starbucks, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic, Taco Bueno and more. The property continues to grow and is currently leasing custom spaces in the retail center and pad sites.

Your Career Thrives Here

Cherokee Nation Cultural & Economic Development invests in the brightest talent to keep our company, culture and economy thriving. With success in industries like tourism, hospitality & gaming, film and food, there are exciting career opportunities for qualified candidates. We offer stability, industry-leading benefits and competitive pay.

Media Contacts

Cherokee Nation Businesses
leanna.reeder@cn-bus.com
brandon.scott@cn-bus.com