Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation helps keep our citizens informed - Indianz.Com
The Cherokee Phoenix newspaper is celebrating 194 years of journalism on the Cherokee Nation. Image: Cherokee PhoenixChuck Hoskin Jr. is the 18th elected Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, the largest Indian tribe in the United States. He is only the second elected Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from Vinita, the first being Thomas Buffington, who served from 1899-1903. Prior to being elected Principal Chief, Hoskin served as the tribe’s Secretary of State. He also formerly served as a member of the Council of the Cherokee Nation, representing District 11 for six years.