In a construction tradition dating back hundreds of years, an evergreen tree was attached to the final steel beam of the new Cherokee Indian Hospital building, and it was lifted into place during a topping-out ceremony on Friday, Oct. 24.
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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.
Duke Energy completed construction on the new Bryson Tailrace Access Area and Canoe Portage site located at the Bryson Hydroelectric Project on the Oconaluftee River in Swain County recently.
The Museum of the Cherokee Indian has received a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council for $56,905 for the year beginning July 1, 2014 through June 2015.
Cherokee’s Peri Wildcatt and Bree Stamper have qualified for the 1A Women’s Golf State Championship scheduled for Monday, Oct. 27 at Foxfire Resort and Golf Club in Foxfire Village.
The Braves (3-5) fought hard on both sides of the football in their 17-7 loss to Swain on Friday, Oct. 17 at Ray Kinsland Stadium.
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.
A concert featuring the ska-punk band Reel Big Fish and rapper Ace Hood will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, at Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Regional Activity Center as part of festivities associated with WCU’s Homecoming weekend.
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.
These are the Tribal Council Results for Tuesday, Oct. 21.
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