Cherokee Nation’s Tribal Registration Office is temporarily closed to in-person assistance and will reopen on Monday, November 1st.
More information on the Tribal Registration website.

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 jurisdictional service area. 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:

  • Proof of income for all household members over the age of 18.
  • If a parent(s) is unemployed, please provide two letters from non-relatives verifying unemployment status.
  • A proof of tribal citizenship for each child applying.
  • Proof of residence within the Cherokee Nation reservation.
  • Clothing sizes for each child.
  • Two gift ideas for each child.