CCO Conference

The Cherokee Nation Community and Cultural Outreach Program is proud to announce the 16th Annual Conference of Cherokee Community Leaders on June 12th and13th, 2020, leading into our Cultural Enrichment activities beginning Sunday, June 14, 2020, going through Tuesday, June 16th, returning home on June 17, 2020. CCO will be bringing together the leaders of all Cherokee communities, including leaders from the 14-county tribal jurisdictional area, as well as the satellite communities, across the United States. Your help is needed to nominate one representative from your organization. Please consider all the following information when selecting a representative. The representative should be: a highly involved organizational decision maker, capable of walking/standing for long periods of time, willing to travel to Oklahoma for a several days, and is a registered Cherokee Nation citizen. CCO will provide travel, meals, and lodging for the conference dates, as well as the cultural enrichment days, for your organization’s official representative. We ask you’re to nominee take back to your board of director’s important information and report on what they have experience and discover. The representative will attend the 16th Annual CCO Conference, which consists of capacity building, cultural and history sessions, and will take place the Tahlequah Cherokee Nation Chota Conference Center. CCO will provide free Airport shuttle on June 11th, 2020. Only three shuttles will be provided, 1) 11:00 am, 2) 1:00 pm and 3) 4:30 pm. Representatives will stay at the Tahlequah Holiday Inn Express & Suites conveniently located at 2142 Mahaney Ave. During the conference and the cultural enrichment activities. Representatives wishing to utilize CCO’s shuttle must arrive nearest midday on Thursday, June 11, 2020, and depart early Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin and First Lady January will host an evening meal at their residence, 6:30 pm on Thursday, June 11th 2020. CCO will provide a free shuttle from the hotel to dinner with the Chief, but it is important for them to contact me prior to making any travel arrangements so that we can clarify dates and times prior to them making travel arrangements. Packets will be mailed for your nominee to complete and return to me no later than March 27, 2020. Sooner if possible. As always, self-pay attendees are welcome! The self-pay attendees are responsible for their own travel, lodging and meals. CCO will need to know who will be attending and they will be required to complete a self-pay form. There is no cost to attend the conference but we must account for everyone attending so that accurate quantities of food can be provided. CCO will provide the same shuttle bus service as listed above, and to-from the conference/cultural events. If you have any questions please give me a call or send me an email. Wado! Tammy Keeter Miller Manager of Administrative Operations Cherokee Nation Community & Cultural Outreach E-mail: Office: 918-207-4963Cell: 918-316-1687