The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) will hold its 15th Annual American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC) “Tourism: The Economic Engine for Indian Country” hosted by the Cherokee Nation at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa, Okla. on Sept. 22-26.
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Thank you to the Richard Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship committee for seeing fit to once again fund me. As I enter my final year of law school I can credit this scholarship for allowing me the freedom to focus solely on my schoolwork and extra curricular activities. I was recently admitted to practice in Tennessee […]
Found. 10 pound, miniature poodle mix, male dog near Harrah’s Casino on Aug. 18. He is white and has not been neutered. One of his eyes is permanently clouded over. He has a collar and a flea collar, but no tags. Contact numbers: 587-8234 or 508-6162
EBCI Beloved Man Jerry Wolfe served in the U.S. Navy in World War II and was part of the famous Normandy Invasion on Dec. 6, 1944. He was honored on Thursday, Aug. 22 for his service to his country as well as his Tribe and community by being given the Patriot Award from the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP).
The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, Tennessee’s only tribally-owned museum, and Fort Loudoun State Historic Area are partnering for the Great Island Festival on Sept. 7-8 from 10a.m. – 5p.m. each day. At Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, visitors will have the opportunity to step back in time to experience Native American food, Cherokee arts and crafts demonstrations, music and […]
According to the Cherokee Indian Police Department, a 10-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle on Adams Creek Road in the Birdtown community on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at approximately 3:27pm. She was transported to a nearby medical facility where she remains in critical condition. The Cherokee Indian Police Department and the North Carolina Highway Patrol […]
The Painttown Community will have a new community center in less than a year. A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new center at the site off of Wrights Creek Road on Wednesday, Aug. 21.
The Healthy Heart Initiative (HHI) recognized its participants at a luncheon held at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort on Wednesday, Aug. 21.
Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for Aug. 7 and 14
Boyd Ammons Jr. will be offering karate classes beginning Sept. 9 at Wolftown Gym. Registration for classes will be held Friday, Sept. 6 from 5:30-7:30pm at Birdtown Gym. Our primary focus is the ‘Perfection of Character’ of all our participants,” said Ammons. “Our martial arts is a JKA based traditional Shotokan Karate. We take the […]
A public forum was held on Tuesday, Aug. 20 in the Tribal Council House to discuss the possibility of a Methadone Clinic for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
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Principal Chief Michell Hicks read “Let’s Talk Turkey”, the eighth book in the Cherokee Children’s Book Project, to a group of children at the Qualla Boundary Public Library on Tuesday, Aug. 20.
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