Kyle Jacob Smith, 20, of Whittier, was picked up in Farmington, NM for Assault on June 10. Smith was held in the San Juan, NM Detention Center. While in custody, New Mexico authorities confirmed that he had outstanding warrants in Cherokee Tribal Court and contacted Cherokee Indian Police Department to begin the extradition process. As […]
Seven students from the USET region, including three EBCI tribal members, are at Vanderbilt University Medical Center this summer working on research projects during the six week Aspirnaut program.
CLUB SCHEDULE: Tuesday, June 18 – Health Screen – 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 19 – BOD Meeting – 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 3 – Managers’ Meeting – 8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 4 – Fourth of July Holiday (Tribal, Club and School) Friday, July 5 – Club Annual Leave Day Wednesday, July 10 […]
The Western Carolina War Eagles (5-4) were sent to Kingsport, Tenn. on Saturday, June 15 to play the Tennessee Crusaders (7-3) to see who would play in the Imperial Football League championship game. Coming out of a three week span of not playing a game proved to be a difficult obstacle for the War Eagles […]
The 38th Annual Eastern Band Cherokee Nation Pow Wow was held June 14-16 at the Acquoni Expo Center.
Several members of the 2013 CHS track and field teams have been named Honorable Mention in the Asheville Citizen-Times All-WNC track team including: Justice Littlejohn, Stevi Sutton, Kendall Toineeta, Lydia “Le Le” Lossiah, Jordyn Thompson and Avery Mintz. All qualified for the 1A state meet with Sutton placing second in girls shot put and Toineeta […]
June 24-28 at Macedonia Baptist Church in Soco. Special singing will be held each night, and all are invited. Bro. Brandon Morris will be preaching. Info: Bro. Dan Conseen 508-2629
I would like to thank the dancers, drum groups, hand drummers, singers, head staff, Pow Wow Committee, special events workers, craft, service and food vendors and everyone who attended the 38th Cherokee Indian Fair. It was a great experience for everyone and we were happy to share it with you. A special thanks to our […]
What happens in early childhood can matter for a lifetime. In early childhood, research on the biology of stress shows how major adversity, such as extreme poverty, abuse, or neglect can weaken developing brain architecture and permanently set the body’s stress response system on high alert.
Summer is a big time for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Kids are out of school, the days are longer, and there are a lot of events to keep everyone busy.
To whomever found my credit card at the ATM machine 6-9 and turned it into the bank. I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. People like you are hard to find. Again, thank you and God bless you, Unita Holcomb
An injured hiker was successfully airlifted from Low Gap Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park at 6:45 pm on Friday, June 14. Nathan Lipsom, 53, from Cambridge, Mass., sustained injuries from a falling tree while hiking the trail during a severe storm event on Thursday, June 13. Lipsom was extricated from the trail by […]
Sequoyah Fund has recently received funding from Cherokee Preservation Foundation for a special loan program to assist businesses affected by the landslide. This funding will enable Sequoyah Fund to make low interest loans (1-4%) to local businesses which have suffered financial setbacks due to a lack of customers in the first two quarters of 2013. […]
The Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce that an offer of free tuition from the University of Tennessee Graduate School at Knoxville is available to one student per academic year working on a Master’s degree or doctorate. Applicants must make a request in writing to the Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund Board […]
June 22 at 9am at the Cherokee Church of Christ located at the corner of Wolfetown Road and Old Mission Road. All ladies are invited to this free spiritual one-day seminar. There will be two speakers from Columbia, Tenn.; fellowship, singing and lunch included. Info: 497-9414
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro was recently awarded a 3rd ACE (Academic and Cultural Enrichment) Scholars grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. As part of this grant, UNC-G needs to recruit 10 students from under-represented communities into their ALA-accredited two-year master’s of library […]