Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Cherokee Nation Mourns the Loss of Secretary of State Charles Head

The Cherokee Nation is mourning the loss of Secretary of State Charles Head who was killed Wednesday in a car accident.

Head began working as Secretary of State in January 2012. Prior to that, Head worked with the Bureau of Indian Affairs for more than a decade and had previously worked for the Cherokee Nation from 1987 to 2000 in roles ranging from executive director of finance to USDA Agriculture liaison.

Head was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the Navy from 1970-1973.

Read more in the press release from the Cherokee Nation. 


I offer my deepest condolences to the family of Charles Head. His family is in my thoughts and prayers.

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