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Who are we?

The Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation (CIHF) has a mission within a mission, you might say: Primarily, it is to assist the well-being of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, enriching their lives through better health and healthcare outcomes. We do that by strengthening the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority (CIHA), including the individual clinics and hospital that comprise it.

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A grand gala 2019

The Foundation’s highest-profile community event is our annual Gala. The 10th Annual Heritage Gala was held on June 29, 2019 in the Council Fire Ballroom at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, NC. A spectacular evening, it featured dinner, dancing, a photo booth, and a silent auction filled with valuable items donated by several local businesses and artists.

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