Tahlequah, OK & Owasso, OK – August 28, 2019: Oklahoma Telecom Entrepreneur Johnie Johnson, will serve as a judge at one of the many events at the 67th Annual Cherokee National Holiday held Labor Day Weekend from Friday, August 30th through Sunday September 1 in various locations throughout the Tahlequah community which is home to the Cherokee Nation Headquarters. Mr. Johnson is a proud member of the Cherokee Tribe and serves as the Principal & CEO of The Strategy Group who is a certified Native American Owned Business providing business consulting services. Johnson also serves as the President & CEO of Helo Perspective, a national drone services company and is the Co-Founder & CEO of coreNOC, Inc, an end to end technology company, providing solutions to help clients transition to the next G in technology.
The Cherokee National Holiday, a celebration of Cherokee heritage, cultural awareness and reuniting families attract thousands of Cherokees and visitors from across the United States and abroad to make the pilgrimage to the historic Cherokee Nation capital in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to renew friendships and celebrate the Cherokee spirit. The holiday has been observed annually on Labor Day weekend since 1953 to commemorate the signing of the 1839 Cherokee Constitution and the Act of Union reuniting Cherokees both East and West after the Trail of Tears. With an exciting array of entertainment, cultural and athletic events, it has grown into one of the largest festivals in Oklahoma, attracting more than 100,000 visitors from across the world.
This multi-day celebration is jam-packed with sports activities for all ages, from traditional games such as Cherokee marbles, the cornstalk shoot and blowgun competition to the more familiar golf and softball tournaments. Hundreds of vendors and craftspeople set up booths where visitors may view and purchase authentic Native American-made products and foods. Music lovers will enjoy many events, including gospel and bluegrass music, a toe-tapping fiddler’s contest and a concert from the award-winning Cherokee National Youth Choir.
History buffs are invited to visit one of the exciting museums that highlight aspects of Cherokee life, such as the John Ross Museum, Cherokee Supreme Court Museum, and the Cherokee National Prison Museum. Nearby is the Cherokee Heritage Center and Family Research Center, that includes the Diligwa Living History Village. History is made every year as the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation delivers the annual State of the Nation Address to the Cherokee people.
Those with children will especially enjoy the annual parade downtown, storytelling, children’s games, and fun hands-on traditional crafts events. The Inter-Tribal powwow held on the Cherokee Nation Cultural Grounds is always a crowd favorite and highlights the Holiday celebration nightly as dancers from all over the United States compete for prizes and top honors.
The Cherokee National Holiday is a festive time in Tahlequah.
“It is a great honor to serve in this small capacity and be a part of the Cherokee National Holiday,” commented Johnie Johnson. “I look forward to returning to Tahlequah and enjoying the weekends events.”
“We are pleased to have Johnie Johnson serve as one of our judges for this year’s 67th Annual Cherokee National Holiday Parade. Our parade is a staple of our annual celebration, and we are excited to have more than 100 entries this year, including many new bands that will be joining our parade for the first time.” commented Debra Lack, Cherokee Nation.
For more information on the 67th Annual Cherokee National Holiday, please visit https://holiday.cherokee.org/
About Helo Perspective
Helo Perspective is one of the premier drone service companies in the country specializing in highly trained and certified sUAV (drone) pilots to provide the high definition images and videos. Working to reduce costs, save time and increase safety on large structure inspections, Helo Perspective has the highest standards in the business. Helo provides critical data and information for many industries including telecommunications, energy and power, real estate, construction, transportation, public safety and many others. Helo has over 750 pilots nationwide and growing. Learn more about Helo Perspective @ www.heloperspective.com.
About coreNOC, Inc
coreNOC, Inc is an end to end telecommunication provider who is the conduit to the next G. coreNOC has a strategic partnership with a Swedish based telecommunication equipment manufacture who produces 4G/5G equipment for domestic and international clients. Our clients include Satellite providers, cable operators, WISP, mobile service operators and others. coreNOC provides a high quality product at a competitive price. In addition to the equipment solution, coreNOC provides a virtual common core which is designed to share technology with various carriers thus lowering their capital and operation expenses. Another component of our end to end solutions is the Global Roaming Solution which is a new technology that will replace the current MSO roaming structure at a reduced cost. Learn more about coreNOC, Inc @ www.corenoc.net.
About The Strategy Group
The Strategy Group specializes in helping Small Business Owners, Telecommunication Companies and Not for Profit Companies with real world expertise in business and strategic planning, implementation and execution to succeed in the market place. Founded in 2015, TSG has a proven track record with startup organizations, implementing change, new product implementation, human resource services, employee performance and planning tools, company turnaround situations, strategic capital and fund raising, sales, and marketing, complete telecommunication services including budgeting, planning and sourcing of projects. The Strategy Group has many capacities including Strategic Advisor, Executive Counselor & Mentor, Business Development and Board Member.