Freedmen Descendants, Freedmen supporters, and interested members of the public:
The Descendants of Freedmen Association will host their next meeting on Saturday August 13th 2011 at the Rudisill Library 1520 N Hartford, Tulsa Oklahoma beginning at one pm. Meeting is free and open to the general public of all races, creeds, colors and tribes. Here updates on the Cherokee nation election. The invited speaker, a member of the Muscogee Creek tribal town of Coweta will give a lesson on the Muscogee Creek language and on Creek tribal towns.
Cherokee nation registered voters as of March 31 2011 will have an opportunity to once again vote on the Principal Chief in September 2011. The June 25th Primary Chief Election was thrown out by the tribal supreme court. Voting at the precincts is set for September 24 2011. Voters may request absentee ballots between August 1 and August 12th if they did not request one for the primary and wish to vote absentee. For more information, see:http://www.cherokee.org/PressRoom/32612/Press_Article.aspx