Ict Newscast - Cherokee Leader Sets New Course

The Intertribal Timber Council was first established in 1976. It is made up of tribal nations, Alaska Native corporations and individuals who work toward improving the management of natural resources, like forests. It is out with its Indian Forest Management Assessment Team Report, that only happens every 10 years. Its president is Cody Desautel. In New Jersey the Native American Advancement Corporation recently took ownership of a 63-acre property. President of the conservation non-profit Tyrese Gould Jacinto spoke to ICT about her own connection to the land and its future. Earlier this summer Cherokee Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. won re-election to office for another four-year term. As he begins a new administration the chief has called this some of the most challenging times in Cherokee history.

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