Four Cherokee elders were honored during a day named in honor of a late Snowbird leader. EBCI Beloved Woman Myrtle Driver, Tom Belt, Ida Elliot and Lucy Bigmeat all received the Distinguished Citizen Award from members of the Junaluska Leadership Council during the 16th Annual Ned Long Day held at the Cherokee Youth Center on Wednesday, Oct. 29.
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These are the honor roll lists for Cherokee Elementary School 4th and 5th grade students for the first nine weeks grading period.
Staff Sergeant Joshua Rory Welch, an EBCI tribal member, enlisted in the United States Army in June 2003 and completed Basic Training at Fort Sill, Okla.
Swain County Schools celebrated Native American heritage and culture by having school assemblies at Swain County Center for the Arts for the high school and middle school last month and for the elementary schools on Tuesday, Oct. 21.
Kendall Toineeta, a senior member of the Cherokee High School girls cross country team, placed 14th at the 1A West Regional meet at Asheville Christian Academy on Saturday, Oct. 25 and qualified for the state meet.
Dustin Johnson, Braves wide receiver, had a massive game at Rosman on Friday, Oct. 24 as he caught 9 passes for 188 yards and 2 TDs.
Gregg Allman, founding member of the Allman Brothers Band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, is heading to Cherokee.
The Western Carolina University Wind Ensemble will present its first concert of the fall semester at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the university’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
The Museum of the Cherokee Indian will be offering two special events on Nov 8-9 to celebrate Native American Heritage Month.
This is the Tribal Court Judgment Summary for Oct. 23.
Like it or not, when it comes to voting, you have to be the leader.