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By Scott On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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Retirement party for Eddie Huskey (corrected date)

June 21 from 11:30am – 1:30pm at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds exhibit hall.

By Scott On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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Cherokee Indian Hospital: Our Promise

Cherokee Indian Hospital (CIH) is very excited about getting a new facility.

By Scott On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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EBCI tribal employee picnic flyer

By Scott On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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Festival of Native Peoples schedule

The Festival of Native Peoples is scheduled for July 12-13 at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. The following schedule is subject to change.

By Scott On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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DNA testing schedule for July

The following dates are available to schedule appointments for DNA collection: Monday, July 1 Tuesday, July 2 Wednesday, July 10 Friday, July 12 Wednesday, July 17 Friday, July 19 Wednesday, July 24 Friday, July 26 Wednesday, July 31 The local collection site is at the EBCI Tribal Enrollment office located at the Ginger Lynn Welch […]

By Scott On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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EBCI Transit weekly shopping trips flyer

By Scott On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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National HIV Testing Day event to be held in Cherokee

National HIV Testing Day will be commemorated in Cherokee on Thursday, June 27.  The event, with the theme “Prevention is Caring”, will be held on the Oconaluftee Island Park.   1. What is National HIV Testing Day? • The whole country recognizes National HIV Testing Day every year on June 27. It is an opportunity […]

By Scott On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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USET develops work group to address violence against Native women

United South and Eastern Tribes, Incorporated (USET) is setting goals and taking action to be a facilitator to national efforts to build capacity within Tribal nations to carry out the new Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) initiatives.

By Scott On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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EBCI represented at Jim Thorpe Games

  OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians was represented in wrestling and golf at the annual Jim Thorpe Native American Games held June 9-15 in Oklahoma City. EBCI tribal members Tavi Rivera, Michael Montelongo and Raymond Taylor competed in wrestling and Tagan Crowe competed in the golf tournament.  Jack Walkingstick coached […]

By Scott On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Blood drive

July 3 from 10am – 2:30pm at the Cherokee Indian Hospital.  Info: Sally Penick 497-9163 ext. 6498

By Scott On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Tick time in the mountains

Ticks are common in all areas of North Carolina. They are more likely to live in wooded areas or high grassy areas. Ticks are blood sucking arthropods which makes them kin to the spider.  Ticks can cause disease in humans and animals.  Ticks can cause several different diseases in humans but the ones heard about […]

By Scott On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Smith extradited to Cherokee after arrest in NM

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 […]

By Scott On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Three EBCI students attending Aspirnaut Program at Vandy

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.

By Scott On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Cherokee Boys Club Report – week of June 20

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 […]

By Scott On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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FOOTBALL: War Eagles battle in IFL Playoffs

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 […]

By Scott On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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38th Annual Eastern Band Cherokee Nation Pow Wow contest winners

The 38th Annual Eastern Band Cherokee Nation Pow Wow was held June 14-16 at the Acquoni Expo Center.