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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