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We invite you to take a look around and find out who we are and why we are known as the Traditional, Historic & Cultural Keetoowah Cherokees.

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2016 Tri-Council

 

Keetoowahs mourn passing of Statesman - Former Assistant Chief and Tribal Judge G. William "Bill" Rice

G. William "Bill" Rice - Former Assistant ChiefIt is with a heavy heart that the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians reports the passing of G. William Rice.
 
Rice served as the Assistant Chief of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in the late 1990s, leading with a steady hand through a turbulent time. Prior to that time, he served as a judge on the UKB Tribal Court.
 
As a professor of constitutional and Indian law at the University of Tulsa for over 20 years, G. William Rice served as a mentor to a wide number of students of Indian law and his influence will continue to shape the practice.  He previously taught law at Cornell University and the University of North Dakota.
 
Volunteering his time without taking compensation, Rice was a member of the UKB Corporate Charter Authority Board.
 
"Bill was deeply concerned for the welfare of the Keetoowah," said UKB Assistant Chief Joe Bunch.  "He was a warrior for individual and tribal rights and was a champion for Keetoowah rights.  He was a friend."
 
 
 

UKB Henry Lee Doublehead Child Care Development Center to Distribute Backpacks and School Supplies

TAHLEQUAH – United Keetoowah Band Henry Lee Doublehead Child Care Development Center through the Child Care Development Fund will be distributing backpacks and school supplies to children ages 4-12 years.

Children must be exclusive UKB members and enrolled in school.  They will be required to bring membership card and enrollment letter from the school or last year’s report card. 

This is for backpacks and school supplies only.

Distribution sites:

Tahlequah and Canadian Districts
July 28, 2015 9:00am-5:00pm
Henry Lee Doublehead CDC

Flint and Goingsnake Districts
July 28, 2015 9:00am-5:00pm
Stilwell Sub-Office

Delaware and Goingsnake Districts
July 28, 2015 9:00am-5:00pm
Kansas Sub-Office

Illinois and Sequoyah Districts
July 28, 2015 9:00am-5:00pm
UKB Sallisaw Sub-Office

Saline and Delaware Districts
July 28, 2015 9:00am-5:00pm
Kenwood School Library

Cooweescoowee and Saline Districts
July 28, 2015   10:00am-4:00pm
Lincoln Early Center
Eastside building, Pryor Public School

Make up day will be August 3, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the UKB Henry Lee Doublehead Child Development Center.  For further information please contact Lala Stopp at 918-822-3362 or 918-431-9998.

 

2015 UKB DAY OF CHAMPIONS CAMP ON TAP

2015 DAY OF CHAMPIONS APPLICATION (PDF)

United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.