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 […]
Rodney Carrington is a multitalented comedian, actor and writer who has recorded eight major record label comedy albums selling over three million copies, with Morning Wood certified gold and Greatest Hits certified Platinum by the RIAA. Rodney starred in his own TV sitcom Rodney, which ran for two seasons on ABC. He co-wrote and co-starred with Toby […]
Tribal Council Results – June 6
Budget Council Results – June 4
Mary Ann Johnson Bird – obituary
SCC is offering a new class in bartending. It starts on Monday, June 10 at 6pm. Cost: $120 plus book fee. Info: Vita Nations 339-4656 or Scott Sutton (828) 306-7034
June 22 from 4-7pm at the Qualla Community Building on Shoal Creek Loop Road. This is a benefit for the Shoal Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, and everyone is welcome. Adults $8, children $5. Eat in or take out.
Peewees (5-6), Termites (7-8), Mites (9-10), and Midgets (11-12). Must be this age by July 31. All registrations should be returned to Painttown or Birdtown Gyms only. Participants must have a current physical in order to practice and play. Practice starts July 15. Info: Tim 497-9649
Cherokee After Dark is back for another rocking round! Experience the Event Center as it is transformed into an upscale nightclub featuring The Crystal Method (DJ Set)! Ever since they started making their first singles in the mid 90’s out of the Bomb Shelter–their congested home studio in Los Angeles, California–Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland of […]