Beloved Woman to receive honorary UNC Asheville degree

UNC Asheville will celebrate Spring 2017 Commencement on Saturday, May 13, with alumna Ko Barrett, deputy assistant administrator for research for NOAA, serving as commencement speaker for the morning ceremony. Barrett will receive an honorary degree, along with honorary degree recipients EBCI Beloved Woman Ellen Bird, artist Stoney Lamar, and pediatrician Olson Huff.

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Lassiter sentenced in Littlejohn case

Aubrey Kina-Marie Littlejohn, a 15-month-old EBCI tribal member, was pronounced dead at the Cherokee Indian Hospital on the morning of Jan. 10, 2011. Now, more than six years later, a Department of Social Services official has been sentenced after ordering the falsification of records following Littlejohn’s death.

CIPD Arrest Report for March 13-20

Note: The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Tribal Court Judgment Summary for March 15

Tribal Court Judgment Summary for March 15

Beloved Woman to receive honorary UNC Asheville degree

UNC Asheville will celebrate Spring 2017 Commencement on Saturday, May 13, with alumna Ko Barrett, deputy assistant administrator for research for NOAA, serving as commencement speaker for the morning ceremony. Barrett will receive an honorary degree, along with honorary degree recipients EBCI Beloved Woman Ellen Bird, artist Stoney Lamar, and pediatrician Olson Huff.

Beloved Man to receive honorary WCU degree

He is a U.S. Navy veteran from World War II, a Cherokee historian and storyteller, an Indian ballgame caller, a Cherokee first language speaker, and soon he will be a doctor.

Huey Lewis & The News to play Harrah’s Cherokee

Huey Lewis & The News are truly one of America’s great rock & roll bands, and they are set to play Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center on Friday, June 16 at 9pm.

Skid Row, Kix to perform at Harrah’s Cherokee

Skid Row, with special guest Kix, will perform at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center on June 2 at 9pm.

Harrah’s Cherokee to once again host COBs

Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort will host the American Cornhole League's Championships of Bags (COBs) for the...

BASKETBALL: Sequoyah leaves mark on Haskell career

Tsaladi Sequoyah is an imposing figure on any basketball court and a rebounding machine. ...

BASKETBALL: King, Mintz named to NCBCA All-District Teams

Pooh King, Lady Braves senior point guard, has another award to add to her shelf. ...

EDITORIAL: What is good is bad news?

Many things look bad. Whether you look at tribal or national politics, you can find things that will make you fearful, mad, and even disgusted.

COMMENTARY: Climate change impacts our health

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the Climate and Health Meeting in Atlanta, Ga., hosted by former Vice President..

COMMENTARY: Open Letter from Vice Chief Richard Sneed

For some time, there have been rumblings of wrongdoing and violations of tribal law within our tribal government. ..

Nancy Edwina Jumper Poncho – obituary

Nancy Edwina Jumper Poncho, 59, of Cherokee, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital.

Maggie Marie Owl – obituary

Maggie Marie Owl, age 91, of Murphy, passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at Murphy Medical Center...

Austina “Rooster” Rashae Bradley – obituary

Austina "Rooster" Rashae Bradley, 27, of the Birdtown Community, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 13, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital in..

Huey Lewis & The News to play Harrah’s Cherokee

Huey Lewis & The News are truly one of America's great rock & roll bands, and they are set to play..

Huey Lewis & The News to play Harrah’s Cherokee

Huey Lewis & The News are truly one of America's great rock & roll bands, and they are set to play..

Huey Lewis & The News to play Harrah’s Cherokee

Huey Lewis & The News are truly one of America's great rock & roll bands, and they are set to play..