With more than 11,000 employees, the Cherokee Nation and its businesses are make an annual economic impact in northeast Oklahoma of $2.03 billion. CNB is engaged in preserving Cherokee culture, contributing to services for Cherokee citizens, and supporting the local economy through its programs and services, such as:
• Investing nearly $100 million to build new & renovate existing Cherokee Nation health care facilities to provide the best care possible for tribal citizens.
• Creating more than 8,700 new jobs since 2000 & managing an annual payroll of more than $426 million.
• Operating the largest tribal health system in the United States, including a 58-bed hospital, eight outpatient facilities with medical, dental, vision & other health care services.
• Supporting Head Start, early childhood classrooms, Sequoyah Schools for grades 7-12 & Cherokee language revitalization programs.
• Providing thousands of higher education scholarships in the past decade.
• Providing more than $4 million annually to Oklahoma schools from car tag sales.
• Feeding more than 127,000 individuals annually through the Cherokee Nation Food Distribution Program.
• Building roads, bridges & water lines that benefit all Oklahomans.