Natalie Welch, an EBCI tribal member, has been working for the past year with Wieden & Kennedy Entertainment on behalf of client Procter & Gamble on a project that will air on NBC on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 8pm.
Reports on the status of Indian Budget, gaming, tax reform, and Indian programming through the U.S. Department of Interior, Farm Bill, and Housing Bill are a few updates the USET Board of Directors received from federal agencies on Tuesday, Feb. 4.
Constance Cline, a senior at Cherokee High School, is collecting donations for her graduation project to benefit the MANNA FoodBank, the Ernestine Walkingstick Domestic Violence Shelter, and the Cherokee Dialysis Center. She will be accepting donations Feb. 6 – March 12 including: non-perishable foods, money, and furniture (in good condition). Drop-off locations for foods and […]
The Asheville Habitat ReStore will be making the first of fifteen trips to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort and picking up five suites of furniture on Sunday, Feb. 9. . The highest grossing casino in the Caesars network, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort, will be replacing existing furniture with new furniture, updating one floor each week. That […]
Frankie Marlene Teesateskie Junaluska – obituary
The Tribal Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission (TABCC) donated $250,000 to the Cherokee Central Schools and an additional $500 to the CHS ladies soccer team on Wednesday, Feb. 5.
The Lady Braves (18-2) avenged an early season loss to Hayesville with a key 53-40 win over the Lady Yellow Jackets at the Charles George Arena on Tuesday, Feb. 4. With the win, the Lady Braves are now in first place in the Big Smoky Mountain Conference.
The Cherokee Travel League basketball teams were recognized during the halftimes of the Cherokee vs. Hayesville varsity games at Charles George Arena on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Photos by Scott McKie B.P./One Feather
The United States of America has never had an American Indian president, but a little known fact is that it has had an American Indian vice-president. Charles Curtis, an enrolled member of the Kaw Tribe, was the 31st Vice President and served under President Herbert Hoover.
The CMS Lady Braves fell short in a hard fought, overtime battle with the Robbinsville Black Knights in the semi-final round of the Smoky Mountain Conference tournament held in Murphy on Monday, Feb. 3.
A 20-year-old Cherokee man died in a single-vehicle accident on the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 29. The accident happened at approximately 7:30pm on Big Cove Road near the Sherril Cove Road intersection. The driver was identified as Ryan Arch Miller of the Big Cove Community. Poor road conditions are believed to have been the cause […]
White House Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs Jodi Gillette, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, addressed the USET Impact Meeting on Monday, Feb. 3.
Originally formed in 1967, Chicago is one of those rare bands that has maintained its success, featured original talent, and garnered decades of top 40 hits in the process. The first band to chart 40 albums in 50 decades, they scored 21 top-ten hits including 11 #1 hits like “If You Leave Me Now,” “Hard […]
If you are a member of a federally recognized tribe, you may receive taxable distributions from your tribe. The tribe must report these distributions to the IRS and to you on Form 1099-MISC. If you are expecting a refund, make sure you correctly prepare your 2013 federal tax return to avoid a delay. Make sure […]
A total of five EBCI tribal members won titles at the Smoky Mountain Conference titles at the conference tournament at Hiwassee Dam on Saturday, Feb. 1 including: Levi Swearengin, Cherokee, 126; Russell Bigmeat, Swain, 136; Jaron Bradley, Cherokee, 152; Nathan Craig, Robbinsville, 170; and Spencer McCoy, Swain, 195.
Spencer McCoy, an EBCI tribal member and a junior at Swain County High School, has been named to the NCPreps.com All-State 1A team as a middle linebacker.