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By Scott On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Benefit Lunch for Chris Arch

July 26 at 11am at the Tribal EMS Building.  Frybread with chili and cheese, dessert and drink.  Proceeds will go towards travel expenses to Wake Forest for kidney transplant recipient.

By Scott On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Miss Cherokee report for June and July

During the months of June and July, I had the privilege to meet some amazing people.

By Scott On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Bake Sale

July 22 at 8am at Peter’s Pancake.  Purchase some goodies from the Relay for life team Mighty Mighty Fighters.  Relay for life will be held in Cherokee on Aug. 23.

By Scott On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Braves football parent meeting and free sports physicals

Cherokee Braves football parent meeting.  July 29 at 6pm in the Charles George Arena at Cherokee High School.  Student-athletes that are interested in playing JV and varsity football need to attend the meeting with a parent or guardian.  Practice schedule and expectations will be handed out for the upcoming season.   Free sports physicals.  July […]

By Scott On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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CHS to offer History of Eastern Cherokee Education

Cherokee High School and Appalachian State University have partnered to offer a brand new college credit course for junior and seniors:  “History of Eastern Cherokee Education.”  The course “will examine the evolution of formal education among the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians from the pre-missionary period, through the missionary period of education (1800-1839) and into […]

By Scott On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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CHS Driver’s Education Program

The Driver’s Education Program Course will be offered to all eligible students during the week of July 29 – Aug. 1.  All eligible students should sign up at Cherokee High School by Thursday, July 25.  A sign-up sheet will be provided at the high school front office.  The class will begin at 8am and end […]

By Scott On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Tribal net worth over $700 million

According to a report released last week by Deputy Financial Officer Kim Peone, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has a net worth of over $700 million.

By Scott On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Student Opportunities: Center for Native American Youth

Greetings fellow Native students! In considering a focus for this week’s article, I found some very disturbing statistics that made me truly appreciate being a member of the Eastern Band. Do you know how fortunate we are to be members of a tribe that has enjoyed economic success and sustainability for many decades? There are […]

By Scott On Friday, July 19th, 2013
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Cherokee High School Booster Club Meeting

Aug. 1 at 5pm at the high school.

By Scott On Friday, July 19th, 2013
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State Bill: Cherokee language recognized by UNC system

Students in one of the 16 college institutions of the University of North Carolina system will now be able to use Cherokee language to fulfill their foreign language requirement.

By Scott On Friday, July 19th, 2013
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Carrie Robinson celebrates 105th birthday

Mrs. Carrie Robinson, one of the oldest EBCI tribal members, celebrated her 105th birthday during a party at Tsali Care Center on Friday, July 19.

By Scott On Friday, July 19th, 2013
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WCU awarded $1 million federal grant to increase diversity of nursing students

CULLOWHEE – The Western Carolina University School of Nursing is the recipient of a $1 million federal workforce diversity grant designed to increase the number of students from underserved rural populations who enter the nursing profession, including members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department […]

By Scott On Friday, July 19th, 2013
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REI supports Smokies Trails Forever Program

Friends of the Smokies, and any hiker who has hiked the Forney Ridge trail by Clingmans Dome to spectacular mountain ridge views, are thankful to Trails Forever volunteers and the support the Smokies Trails Forever program receives from Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI). REI has donated $5,000 to support the Trails Forever crew and many dedicated […]

By Scott On Friday, July 19th, 2013
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Angela Tindall Morris – obituary

Angela Tindall Morris – obituary

By Scott On Friday, July 19th, 2013
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Tourists to host charity tournament at Sequoyah National

The Asheville Tourists will host their 18th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, Aug. 12 at Sequoyah National Golf Club. The event will once again raise money for the Asheville Tourists Children’s Fund while being held at Sequoyah National for the first time. “We’re looking forward to an outstanding event once again this year and […]

By Scott On Friday, July 19th, 2013
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Chancellor announces final decisions on WCU academic program prioritization

CULLOWHEE – Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher announced Thursday, July 18, that the university will proceed with the phased discontinuation of 10 of the 13 academic programs previously recommended by a campus task force for closure. Belcher also announced that programs in motion picture and television production, Spanish and Spanish education, which had […]