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By Scott On Monday, September 30th, 2013
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Adam Blythe completes Doctoral Degree; finishing 12th and 13th novels

Adam Blythe, an EBCI tribal member and a 1998 graduate of Swain County High School, completed his Doctoral degree in Criminal Justice from Northcentral University this past summer. He is also finishing his next two novels which will be released within the next year.

By Scott On Monday, September 30th, 2013
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Kituwah Savings Program kicks off

Research suggests that children with bank accounts perform better in math, are more likely to go to college, and demonstrate better financial habits in life than children without bank accounts. Students at New Kituwah Academy are putting this idea into action.

By Scott On Sunday, September 29th, 2013
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Free Bloodroot workshop

Oct. 24 from 10am – 12pm at Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc.  The workshop, called “Growing Bloodroot for Dye” is being offered by Qualla Arts and Crafts and N.C. State University and is funded by RTCAR.  Learn how to prepare a planting bed, divide bloodroot rhizomes (roots), plant roots and seeds, harvest, and maintain […]

By Scott On Sunday, September 29th, 2013
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EBCI Energy Tip of the Week (week of Oct. 3)

By Scott On Sunday, September 29th, 2013
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CROSS COUNTRY: Cherokee Cross Country Invitational

The Cherokee Cross Country Invitational was held at Cherokee on Thursday, Sept. 26.

By Scott On Sunday, September 29th, 2013
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Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month at football game

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The Cherokee High School Booster Club is asking everyone who plans to attend the Cherokee vs. Murphy varsity football game at Ray Kinsland Stadium on Friday, Oct. 4 to wear pink and show your support in the fight against breast cancer.  The Booster Club will be selling pink shirts […]

By Scott On Sunday, September 29th, 2013
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President declares Major Disaster for Santa Clara Pueblo

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on Friday, Sept. 27 that federal disaster aid has been made available for the Santa Clara Pueblo and ordered federal aid to supplement the Tribe’s efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of July 19-21. […]

By Scott On Sunday, September 29th, 2013
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Crowe crowned Miss Cherokee 2013

Madison Crowe was crowned Miss Cherokee 2013 at the annual pageant held at the Chief Joyce Dugan Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 28.

By Scott On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Special Tribal Council Agenda – Monday, Sept. 30

Special Council Agenda 9-30-13

By Scott On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Garland named to RHS Homecoming Court

Cailon Garland, a senior at Robbinsville High School, has been nominated by her peers to be one of the Senior Class representatives for the 2013 RHS Homecoming Court.  An EBCI tribal member, she is the daughter of Zena Rattler and Charlie Garland and the granddaughter of Chuck Garland and Encie Bird, Marlene Brown, Kathy Teesateskie, […]

By Scott On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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New Orientation Package developed at Cherokee Indian Hospital

The Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority is currently developing employee orientation materials and exercises designed to promote optimal rapport and understanding between members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee’s customer community and Cherokee Indian Hospital staff.  Based on a program from The Southcentral Foundation and the Alaska Native Medical Center called NUKA, “if you understand me […]

By Scott On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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VAWA play to premier at NCAI Convention

Production to feature EBCI tribal member Billie Jo Rich The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC) will sponsor the Oklahoma premier of Sliver of a Full Moon – a new play by Mary Kathryn Nagle which documents the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) – during the NCAI Annual Convention in Tulsa, Okla. […]

By Scott On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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2014 Cherokee Lions Club Birthday Calendar

The Cherokee Lions Club is collecting names for their annual birthday calendar.  The cost of putting your loved one’s birthday, memorial, or anniversary is still $.25.  Please see any Lions Club member before Tuesday, Oct. 15.  Members include:  Butch Sanders, Frank Bradley Jr., Jo Bradley, Geraldine Thompson, Bobbi Sneed, Jerry Wolfe, Harmer Weichel, and Martha […]

By Scott On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Volunteers needed at Cherokee Indian Hospital

Cherokee Indian Hospital is seeking volunteers to provide for the spiritual needs of the Cherokee people and others who present to the emergency room and inpatient unit for care. “This is a very rewarding program for those who minister to the spiritual souls,” said Hospital officials.  “It is also a service that only a few […]

By Scott On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Student Opportunities: Student Government: Could it be for you?

Now that students are settling into their classes for the new school year, many middle and high schools are beginning to pull their student government associations together. In most cases, each grade might have officers that make up a student body assembly, and this assembly may also have an executive student council with its own […]

By Scott On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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JV FOOTBALL: Murphy 50 Cherokee 14

The JV Murphy Bulldogs defeated the JV Braves 50-14 at Murphy on Thursday, Sept. 26.

By Scott On Thursday, September 26th, 2013
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Cherokee Zombie Run flyer