The Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex and satellite offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10 for Indigenous Peoples Day. Emergency services, such as EMS, Marshal’s Office, W.W. Hastings Hospital, etc. remain open. Wado.

Due to scheduled maintenance, and its related websites will be intermittently unavailable between 6pm - 8pm CST Tuesday, October 11th.

Indian Child Welfare


Angel Project

The Cherokee Nation Angel Project was established to help provide Christmas gifts to low-income Native American children, living within the Cherokee Nation’s Reservation. Applications are accepted each fall and angels are placed on a tree located at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah.

Parents applying for Angel Project assistance must provide:

  • Photo ID for parent/guardian (guardianship papers, if applicable)
  • Proof of address
  • Proof of income (check stub, social security award letter, SNAP letter)
  • Cherokee Nation citizenship card for each child
  • Email address and phone number for the parent/guardian applying.

Donations can be made to the Angel Project by using the Online Donation Form.