From Chief Bill John Baker:
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker offered the following
statement Monday to show support for tornado victims in Shawnee, Ok.
“Today we extend our prayers to those Oklahomans injured or
displaced by yesterday’s tornadoes and powerful storms,” Chief
Baker said. “None of us are strangers to the damaging effects of
severe weather and our hearts go out to everyone in the Shawnee area.
The Cherokee Nation is steadfast in our commitment to help and we have
reached out to those affected by these terrible storms to offer our
assistance and support. We will continue to stand with our fellow
Oklahomans and fellow tribes during this very difficult time. God
bless the victims of these storms and God bless the people of