09.05.2012 [Cherokee Phoenix] - Principal Chief BillJohn Baker was among tribal leaders who presented the challenges the Cherokee Nation faces with regard to human rights. “We're just here to kind of lend our support and lend our knowledge of a few problems that we see that this
07.05.2012 [Tulsa World] - Honorary chairman is Cherokee Nation Principal Chief BillJohn Baker, first lady of the Cherokee Nation Sherry Baker and Dr. Isabel Keith Baker. The event will feature hors d'oeuvres, music by the Boogie Boys Band, silent and live auctions.
25.04.2012 [Cherokee Phoenix] - “Tuesday marks a sad milestone for the Cherokee Nation, as we have lost our last original Dawes Roll enrollee, Lula M. Hickey Hall,” said Principal Chief BillJohn Baker. “Our elders are revered and will always have a special place within the Cherokee
24.04.2012 [Tulsa World] - By ROBERT EVATT World Staff Writer CATOOSA - Although the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is already massive, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief BillJohn Baker says the facility recently got solid validation for adding the $52 million tower with 100 hotel
04.05.2012 [New York Times (blog)] - For the Cherokee Nation, Warren is “Indian enough”; she has the same blood quantum as Cherokee Nation Chief BillJohn Baker. For non-Natives, this may be surprising. They expect to see “high cheekbones,” as Warren described her grandfather as having
09.05.2012 [Mother Jones] - (While that may seem insubstantial, BillJohn Baker, the principle chief of the Cherokee nation, is also 1/32 Cherokee.) The NEHGS based its claim on a March 2006 newsletter referencing research by a woman named Lynda Smith. The newsletter reports that
03.05.2012 [Slate Magazine (blog)] - Murphy points out that Cherokee Nation Principal Chief BillJohn Baker is only 1/32 Cherokee. I'm reminded of a recent White House announcement of Native American hires. There are actually several firsts in this Administration.
02.05.2012 [Indian Country Today Media Network.com] - “We're pleased to announce our businesses are healthy and growing,” BillJohn Baker, principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, said in a statement. “Whether it's creating job opportunities or funding services like housing and health care, every dollar
01.05.2012 [Mother Jones] - BillJohn Baker, principal chief of the Cherokee Nation—an umbrella group which includes the Easter Cherokee—is 1/32 Cherokee, which was the subject of a minor controversy prior to his election, but obviously not a deal-breaker.
23.04.2012 [Journal Record (subscription)] - ... Hard Rock Hotel and Casino laid claim to not just Tulsa's top gaming spot, but the state's. “Over the last two months the Hard Rock and the enterprises have had record months,” said BillJohn Baker, principal chief of the Cherokee Nation