Job Creation and Economic Development

Cherokee Nation and Cherokee Nation Businesses combined have more than 11,000 employees. With 40% of its revenue coming from non-gaming companies, CNB is primed to bring in more jobs from outside our borders. Cherokee Nation has invested millions of dollars on roads and bridges and waterlines to prepare our communities for growth. To drive our economy forward, we will continue to work with surrounding communities and businesses to spur new business growth and ensure that Cherokee citizens are prepared to fill these new jobs. We will partner with colleges and vocational and technical training schools to help ensure that our citizens are ready to perform job requirements. To promote entrepreneurship, we will provide technical assistance to help Cherokees become successful small business owners.