"Siyo!" is how we say "hello!"

Welcome to the official website for the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma! We are a sovereign nation headquartered in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and one of only three federally recognized Cherokee tribes in the United States. To learn more about what makes Keetoowahs unique among our Cherokee counterparts, please visit the "About Us" tab.

COVID-19 Notice:

Our hours of service are still Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Due to continuing COVID-19 health concerns, the UKB Headquarters Complex remains closed to the public. However, designated access points have been created for us to continue to conduct business.

The Community Services access point is located at the front door and serves Health and Human Services, Housing and Human Resources needs. The Enrollment and Tag Office access points are located on the side of the building's patio. A waiting area has been created for this space. We kindly ask all tribal members to wear their masks when visiting us. Wado!

Tribal Council

We are led by the UKB Tribal Council, comprised of four officers and nine district representatives. To contact a district representative, click here.

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71st Annual Keetoowah Celebration: "Celebrating 200 years of Talking Leaves"