Guests at Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel can now enjoy themselves and relax like they were at the beach all while remaining in the beautiful mountains. The Pools is the latest amenity at Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel, and opened on Friday, May 30.
June 7 at 12pm at Big Cove Pentecostal Holiness Church. Concessions will be served all day and the Youth Group will be hosting games.
Judge J. Matthew Martin, of Asheville, recently retired associate judge of the Cherokee Court, is the 2014 recipient of the Franklin N. Flaschner Award. Martin, 53, provided 11 years of service to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and his jurisdiction included the largest Indian reservation east of the Mississippi River. A graduate of the […]
The tiny Bay Mills Indian Community, located in Brimley, Mich., has won a sovereign immunity case that will have huge ripple effects throughout Indian Country. The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to uphold tribal sovereignty in the case of Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community.
Editor: Hello. I recently came across your article “Descendants of Civil War soldiers remember William Holland Thomas”. That was a very good article. Being a great- great grandson of William Holland Thomas, I was glad to see he had been recognized by the local Camp 2231. Thomas was quite a mountain of a man with his accomplishments. My grandmother, Love Thomas […]
Four students from Cherokee have been named to the Mars Hill University spring Dean’s List including: Katlin Elizabeth Bradley, Rayna Jerron Davis, Katina Michelle Smith, and Tammie Renee Welch. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 on a minimum of 12 semester hours and carry no grade below a […]
The Cherokee Preservation Foundation (CPF) is currently accepting grants for the Fall, 2014 grant cycle. At this time, the CPF is only accepting hard copy applications. If you have submitted an application online, please contact CPF staff to ensure your application is processed. The deadline to apply for a grant is Monday, June 2 at 5pm. Info: […]
Cherokee High School Saturday, May 31 at 6pm Ray Kinsland Stadium Robbinsville High School Friday, June 6 at 7pm RHS gym Smoky Mountain High Tuesday, June 10 at 7pm WCU Ramsey Center Murphy High School Friday, June 13 at 7pm Murphy HS Stadium Swain County High School Saturday, June 14 at […]
Cherokee High School held its annual Academic Awards Banquet on Tuesday, May 27 at the Chief Joyce Dugan Cultural Arts Center. The following students were honored:
Tribal Court Judgment Summary for May 19
EBCI tribal members are being asked to come up with a theme for this year’s Cherokee Indian Fair. A prize of $100 will be paid to the winning entry as selected by the 2014 Cherokee Indian Fair Committee. Entrants under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian co-sign the liability release and […]
The Cherokee Right Path, “Du-yu dv-i” Adult Leadership Program and the Coulter Regional Leadership Program are both accepting nominations for their 2014-15 programs. Right Path is a 12-month leadership program for EBCI tribal members to learn Cherokee history and culture and to develop leadership competencies. Candidates must be age 18 and over, have a high […]
June 14 from 11am – 1:30pm at the Cherokee Youth Center. All current and former teachers of the Cherokee Central Schools system are invited to a potluck lunch. Bring your favorite covered dish and your own drink. Plates, napkins, cups, ice, etc. will be furnished. Info: Dee Smith 736-3391, Betty Allen (206) 909-4354, Frela Beck […]