The Native American Financial Officers Association (NAFOA) honored tribal leaders, tribal financial professionals, and an education organization that positively impacted tribal economies during its 33rd Annual Conference held in Austin, Texas on April 20-21.
Olympic pole vault athlete visits Cherokee Youth Center
Merritt Grace Van Meter, a Creek and Cherokee professional pole vault athlete currently training for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, visited with the 4th and 5th grade members of the Cherokee Youth Center over the course of several weeks to provide mentorship and promote healthy decision making skills.
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I have had a very busy month representing the Eastern Band as your 2104 Miss Cherokee and being your proud ambassador once again in Washington, DC.
Forty Southwestern Community College students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society on Monday, April 6, on SCC’s Jackson Campus including EBCI tribal Gwynneth Bird of Cherokee.
Cherokee Elementary School recently celebrated Cultural Heritage Week.
Cherokee’s Kendall Toineeta and Xan Sadongei both won their individual events at a multi-school track meet at Swain County High School on Wednesday, April 22.
The Tallulah Falls Lady Indians got one goal against the Lady Braves on Tuesday, April 21, but it proved to be enough as they took a 1-0 victory over Cherokee.
Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort celebrates the return of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest with a weekend of music and fun, July 9-11.
The music of one of America’s top-selling duos of all time, the Carpenters, will come to life as Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center plays host to “We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered” on Sunday, April 26.
Note: This list of pow wows was compiled by One Feather staff. The One Feather does not endorse any of these dances. It is simply a listing of ones occurring throughout the continent. Please call before traveling.
New details have been released in a head-on collision on Tuesday, April 14 that resulted in the death of an EBCI tribal employee.
According to Earthday.net, Earth Day came into being in 1970. It was the brainchild of U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin.