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By Scott On Saturday, April 12th, 2014
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Cherokee Weaving history discussed at Museum

Karen George, an EBCI tribal member and master fingerweaver, makes beautiful fingerwoven belts, sashes and garters using materials and techniques that were used frequently in the 18th Century. But, the history of Cherokee weaving goes back much farther than the 1700s.

By Scott On Saturday, April 12th, 2014
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Gettin’ Wild: Sochan

Sochan, also known as green-headed coneflower or cutleaf coneflower, is an herbaceous perennial in the sunflower family.

By Scott On Saturday, April 12th, 2014
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EBCI Transit wins team competition at State Roadeo

The EBCI Transit team of Dennis Junaluska, Shan Standingdeer and Michael Jay Shell took first place in the team competition at the North Carolina Public Transportation Conference and Roadeo held April 5-6 in Charlotte.

By Scott On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Brackets for the NAYO Tournament

Brackets for the NAYO Tournament

By Scott On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Non-profit gathering planned for area

The Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation announces a meet and greet for area non-profit organizations wishing to apply for 2014 grants from the community fund.  Non-profits are invited to bring information related to upcoming projects to share with the board of directors and are encouraged to be prepared to field questions related to their […]

By Scott On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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WCU couple establishes new scholarship

Western Carolina University’s John “Jack” McFadden, professor emeritus of education, and Anna McFadden, director of academic engagement and IT governance in the Division of Information Technology, have donated more than $10,000 to endow a scholarship at WCU to assist aspiring science educators.

By Scott On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Controlled Chaos Film Festival to be held May 2 at WCU

Films created by Western Carolina University students will be screened at the sixth annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 2.

By Scott On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Cherokee Historical/Culture Meeting update

A vocal group of enthusiastic supporters for the formation of a group organization to focus attention on the need for a Cherokee Historical, Cultural, Language, and Genealogy group met Thursday evening, March 27 at the Qualla Boundary Public Library at 5pm.  This group discussed the needs for the formation of such a group that would […]

By Scott On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Update on Cemetery in Wolfetown Community

This is a friendly reminder that if your family is looking for a burial site, the Wolfetown Community Cemetery is immediately available for burial of your loved ones. The graveyard is available for burials to everyone including non-Tribal members – regardless of your religion or your community. The graveyard is open to all.

By Scott On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Spring Fitness Frenzy flyer

By Scott On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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SOCCER: Swimmer lifts Cherokee over Haywood Christian

Senior forward Taran Swimmer scored on two penalty kicks to lead the Lady Braves to a 2-0 win over Haywood Christian at home on Thursday, April 10. She scored the first one with 9:52 left in the first half and the second with 4:12 left in the match.

By Scott On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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WCU Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band to perform April 29

The Western Carolina University Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band will present their final concert of the 2013-14 academic year at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, an event that will showcase the talents of student soloists and student conductors chosen through an audition process.

By Scott On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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SOFTBALL: Youngdeer earns USA South All-Conference selection

Maryville College junior outfielder Hannah Youngdeer, was named as a USA South 2014 Softball All-Conference selection by the league on Wednesday, April 9. Youngdeer, an EBCI tribal member and 2011 graduate of Cherokee High School, led the Scots with a .318 batting average.  She paced Maryville with eight doubles and a triple while slugging at […]

By Scott On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Waterfalls Baptist Church Revival

April 20 at 6pm and then April 21-25 at 7pm nightly.  Tony Lambert will be preaching and everyone is invited.

By Scott On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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GOLF: Braves win home match as Crowe finishes first

The Sequoyah National Golf Club, a course known to be a formidable opponent to any golfer looking to display their mettle and skill, played host to the home match of the Cherokee Braves golf team on Tuesday, April 8.

By Scott On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for April 2

Tribal Court Judgment Summary for April 2

By Scott On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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One Feather to implement new Display Ad Pricing Schedule

Starting May 1, the Cherokee One Feather will implement a new Display Ad Pricing Schedule (shown below).