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the United Keetoowah Band of

Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma

Giduwa Cherokee News

Official Newspaper Publication of the UKB

The Giduwa Cherokee News is the only official news source for the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians. It is a monthly newspaper with sections covering the tribe including council, cultural, business and community news. Our website drop down menu has a link to every section of news by category.


The Giduwa Cherokee News is free to tribal members and is managed by Keetoowah Editor Brittney Bennett. For news tips/story ideas, please call 918-871-2756 or email

Most Recent Issue:


This month we have coverage of our historical land in trust signing, several assistance reminders, a feature on two brand new homes we have given to Keetoowahs and a couple features on Keetoowah artists Marcella Foreman and Krissa Downing.

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Ten questions and you're entered to win either an adult or youth ribbon skirt by Keetoowah Artist Krissa Downing and her company, The Sweetest Native.

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Members wishing for the paper to publish obituaries, community announcements or graduation announcements should email them to Submissions should be no longer than 150 words and, if applicable, photographs in a JPEG format.

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Open M-F | 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: 1-918-871-2800


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Physical Address:
18263 W. Keetoowah Circle

Tahlequah, OK 74464

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 746

Tahlequah, OK 74464