Teena Watty is around 5’ 4” tall, but her courage, perseverance and positive outlook on life make her seem taller than any mountain in the Smokies.
Sept. 2 – Labor Day Holiday Sept. 20 – Early Release Sept. 27 – Early Release – Sacred Path Oct. 1 – Early Release – Indian Fair Parade Oct. 2 – Indian Heritage Day Oct. 11 – End of Quarter (46 days) Oct. 25 – Early Release […]
The EBCI Human Resources Department hosted the EBCI Employee Wellness Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 7.
Aug. 13 at 5:30pm in the Tribal Council Chambers. Info: Juanita Wilson 736-5903 or Wjuanita41@yahoo.com
The 12th Annual Talking Trees Children’s Trout Derby had more than 2,000 children registered along with close to 400 volunteers. The winners of the various age groups are as follows (Photos by Lynne Harlan/EBCI Public Relations): [nggalbum id=312 template=extend]
A road slide in January crippled transportation through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for several months. Park officials are taking measures now to help ensure that doesn’t happen again.
Brian Standingdeer, a first grader at Cherokee Elementary School, practices his dribbling at the annual Wellness Kick-off held in the CES gym on Tuesday, Aug. 6. The event, hosted by the Cherokee Community Wellness Team and the Cherokee Central Schools Health Advisory Council, was held in conjunction with the school’s open house. Numerous tribal programs […]
Sept. 28 at 1pm at Ella Bird’s house. In case of rain, the event will be held at the Snowbird Complex. All descendants of the following children are invited: Charlie, Susie, John Wayne, Posey, Winnie, Sara, Nessie, Jarrett, James, Jack, Nancy, Oney, Jessie and Joe. Bring old photos of Wachachas. There may be a person […]
CULLOWHEE – Horace Kephart had a bushy mustache. So did Robert Lee Madison. Yet it’s hard to know how either the patron of Great Smoky Mountains National Park or the first president of Western Carolina University would fare in the mustache and beard competition at this year’s Mountain Heritage Day, Saturday, Sept. 28 on the […]
Cherokee Bruce Anderson, Wahnetah Bernhisel, Jacob Bigwitch, Amanda Buchanan, Hildegarde Crowe, Cody George, Tasha Martinez, Jessica Owl, Corinthain Rattler, Tierra Rattler, Charlene Rodriguez, Anthony Saunooke, Christian Smith, John West, Rachel Wiggins, Zack Winchester, Jorden Yarborough Whittier Christopher Miller
Aug. 23 at 10pm at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. The Native Honey Badgers will host the event during the Cherokee Relay for Life. The entry fee is $10 with all proceeds going to the Cherokee Relay for Life. There will be a teen division and an adult division. Each contestant needs to bring a CD […]
A 175th Trail of Tears Memorial event was held at Red Clay Park in Tennessee on Aug. 3-4.
Aug. 18 at 2pm at 1167 Wrights Creek Road in Cherokee. A meal will be served.
Aug. 9 from 11am – 2pm at the Yellowhill Community. The Native Honey Badgers are having a hot dog lunch with all proceeds benefiting Cherokee’s Relay for Life. Dinners are $5/each and will include a hot dog, chips, drink, dessert, chili and cole slaw.
The Qualla Boundary Public Library has named its two top readers in this summer’s Dig into Reading program. Alexandria Herndon was the top reader in the teen category with 8,741 minutes and Tia Panther was the top readers in the 12 and under category with 2,275 minutes read. “Thank you to all of the children […]