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By Scott On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Masters of Illusion LIVE to perform all-ages show at Harrah’s Cherokee

Believe the Impossible! Nothing beats the experience of seeing a magic show in person. You’ll see grand illusions, levitating women, appearances and vanishes, escapes, comedy magic, sleight of hand and beautiful dancers…everything you could possibly imagine and performances that you never dreamed possible – all rolled up into a live show! Masters of Illusion LIVE! […]

By Scott On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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North Carolina State Primary Election – Unofficial Results from May 6

These are the unofficial results of the May 6 North Carolina Primary Election as received from the North Carolina Board of Elections.

By Scott On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Notice of Road Closing

Highway 441 North will be closed from the signal light (Museum of the Cherokee Indian) to the pedestrian bridge (below the former Dairy Queen) beginning Monday, May 12 at 8pm until 6am and each night after until Wednesday, May 14.  This is to allow a utility road crossing for the Cultural District Streetscape Project.

By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Dark Chocolate Truffles

I hope you all had a great Mother’s Day! This week, I decided to continue with the chocolate theme from last week and make some awesomely delicious truffles!

By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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EBCI college grad photos wanted

If you are an EBCI tribal member graduating college this spring or if you know of one, please send a high resolution photo (at least 250 dpi) along with the school name and degree to wacipi1971@yahoo.com. The deadline to submit these is Friday, May 23 at 12noon. These will be printed in the May 29 […]

By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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375 names of EBCI tribal members on the “Whereabouts Unknown” list for the Cobell Settlement

There are 375 names of EBCI tribal members on the “Whereabouts Unknown” list for the Cobell Settlement. The list can be found here: https://secure.gcginc.com/iim-missingpersons/PersonSearch.aspx?state=NC

By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Jackson, Swain and Qualla Boundary Chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina Parent Meeting

May 12 at 6pm at Smokey Mountain Elementary School.  Parents of kids on the autism spectrum in Jackson and Swain County, including “Dreamcatcher” parents whose children attend Cherokee Central School, kids with ASD, teachers and other staff members, Autism Society of North Carolina staff.  Info: Amy Welch 788-3396 or amysue30@hotmail.com  

By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Hayesville students learn about Cherokee Culture

EBCI tribal member Diamond Brown taught students Cherokee words during his recent visit to Hayesville. Diamond Brown, or better know as Go-Sti, which means Green Leaf in Cherokee grew up in the Snowbird Community of Graham County.

By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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OnTrack Free Financial Education and Credit Counseling

May 21 at the Sequoyah Fund.  During the session, a certified credit counselor will review your credit report with you and provide strategies to improve your financial health.  Info: Sequoyah Fund (828) 359-5005

By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Smoky Mountain Rollergirls Roller Derby bout flyer

 

By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Robbinsville High School EBCI graduates Class of 2014 photos

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By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Native fishing rights advocate passes away

Billy Frank, Jr., a member of the Nisqually Tribe, passed away on Monday, May 5.  According to information from NCAI, “Billy spent his life fighting for our right to fish and protect our own waters and fiercely advocated for the complete fulfillment of treat commitments by the federal government.” President Obama said in a statement, […]

By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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EDITORIAL: Motherhood

According to government statistics and recent year reporting, approximately four million women give birth in the United States annually. Society typically refers to a woman who gives birth as a mother, but true motherhood is more than a biological function.

By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Stamper Dry Cleaners holds ribbon cutting

Chelsea Saunooke, an EBCI tribal member from the Wolfetown community, held a small ribbon cutting on Monday, May 5 to officially open Stamper Dry Cleaners, a full-service dry cleaner with services done on location.

By Scott On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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EBCI Energy Tip of the Week – week of May 8

By Scott On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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George Vernon Sneed Sr. – obituary

George Vernon Sneed Sr. – obituary

By Scott On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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SCC to hold two graduation ceremonies on May 8

More than 300 Southwestern Community College students will receive their associate degrees, diplomas and/or certificates in a pair of commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 8, in Myers Auditorium at the Jackson Campus.