Principal Chief’s report for December 2017

  By RICHARD G. SNEED PRINCIPAL CHIEF   In 2015, seven former tribal employees sued the Tribe and former Principal Chief Patrick Lambert for damages for alleged wrongful termination, among other More...

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ON THE SIDELINES: Unity through diversity will guide future of sports

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   It’s not every day that you get to meet and talk with an Olympic champion.  More...

Cherokee Life Recreation league practice schedule (Dec. 14, 18, 20)

  Thursday, Dec. 14  Birdtown Gym  5pm – Tune Squad and Dropping Dimes 5:45pm – Jammers and Buckets 6:30pm – More...

Cherokee Life Recreation basketball schedule (Dec. 16)

  Saturday, Dec. 16  Birdtown Gym  9am – Showstoppers vs Jammers 9:30am – Stunners vs Dream Team 10am – MonStars More...

Tribal member to run Benge Route of Trail of Tears

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Around 1,200 Cherokee people walked from an area near Fort Payne, Ala. to Oklahoma More...

FOOTBALL: Coach Briggs named co-SMC Coach of the Year, numerous players named All-Conference

TOP BACK: Tye Mintz, Braves senior quarterback who was named most valuable player in the state championship game, was named Smoky Mountain More...

ON THE SIDELINES: Cherokee fans won’t get a ring, but they deserve one

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Cherokee Braves hoisted the 1A State Championship trophy on Saturday, Dec. More...

FOOTBALL: BRAVES WIN STATE TITLE 

CHAMPS: The Cherokee Braves celebrate with the 1A State Championship Trophy immediately following their win over North Duplin on Saturday, More...

FOOTBALL: Braves named to All-Star rosters

ALL-STARS: Senior members of the Cherokee Braves varsity football team have been named to several post-season All-Star games set for More...

Principal Chief’s report for December 2017

  By RICHARD G. SNEED PRINCIPAL CHIEF   In 2015, seven former tribal employees sued the Tribe and former Principal Chief Patrick Lambert for damages for alleged wrongful More...

Merry Christmas from Principal Chief Sneed

  LET THE GAMES BEGIN: Annie Owens (left), an EBCI tribal elder from the Yellowhill Community, plays shuffleboard with Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed on opening day of More...

Bill introduced that would restore tribal jurisdiction over DV incidents on tribal land to children and law enforcement

  WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) More...

AROUND THE REZ: Lou Johnson embodies the idea of a giving spirit

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   With us being just a few days away from Christmas, the idea of a giving spirit is amplified this time of year.  There is no More...

Olympic champion visits Cherokee students

INSPIRATIONAL: Billy Mills, an Oglala Lakota from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota and Olympic Gold Medalist, spoke to the students at Cherokee Central Schools More...

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

  REVIEWED By DR. REVA BALLEW   “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by More...

Gary Allan to play Harrah’s Cherokee in October

  Gary Allan is set to perform at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center on Friday, Oct. 27 at More...

EDITORIAL: One meaningful gift you could give for your family this Christmas

“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he...

EDITORIAL: The strong, silent type

December 7, 1941 marked the first time that foreign forces attacked a state of the United...

LETTER: Asbestos in our homes

Did someone in your family die from cancer? Do you have breathing or lung problems?...

Gary David Lambert Jr. – obituary

  Gary David Lambert Jr., 38, of the Wolftown Community in Cherokee, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, More...

Bernice Welch Lambert – obituary

Bernice Welch Lambert, 76, of the Birdtown Community in Cherokee, passed away on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at Mission Hospital in..

Elsie Rogers Kimsey – obituary

Elsie Rogers Kimsey, 100, of Whittier, passed away in her home following a brief illness on Sunday Dec. 3, 2017...

Rally for Recovery to stress healing and hope, not blame

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Recovery is happening for members of the Eastern Band of More...

Walk held to shine light on Cherokee elder abuse

Tribal elders in Indian Country are reportedly abused at a rate (1 in 4) much higher than the national average (1..

HEALTH COLUMN: Dear Cherokee Choices (Benefits of potassium)

I’ve heard some information about potassium, but I’m not sure if it’s good for me or what foods I should eat/drink..

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by David Grann, is a masterfully told..

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by David Grann, is a masterfully told..

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by David Grann, is a masterfully told..