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By Scott On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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CIHA mammogram offer

Schedule and have your annual mammogram with a sister, mother, daughter or friend and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority will buy you both lunch.  This is a limited time offer.  Info: CIHA 497-6193 ext. 6466 

By Scott On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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Reservation -Wide Christmas Lighting Contest

It’s time again for the annual Reservation-Wide Christmas Lighting Contest.  All community members are encouraged to participate. Final judging will be Tuesday, Dec. 17.  For contest applications, contact the following people: Big Cove Community – Sam Panther; Big Y Community – Donald Long; Birdtown Community – Jeanne Crowe; Cherokee County Community – Barbara Vicknair; Painttown […]

By Scott On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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BASKETBALL: Is this the year? Lady Braves are on a mission

The past two seasons, the Cherokee Lady Braves varsity basketball team has made it to the 1A West Regional Finals. This year, they are determined to go further.

By Scott On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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BASKETBALL: Mintz signs letter of intent with Lenoir-Rhyne

Avery Mintz is a Lady Brave this year, but next season she’ll be a Bear. The Cherokee senior signed a letter of intent on Wednesday, Nov. 13 to play basketball on a full scholarship next year for Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory.

By Scott On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Three arrests in Cherokee drug bust

In the early morning hours of Thursday, Nov. 7, the Swain County Sheriff’s Office, Cherokee Indian Police, BIA and DEA Drug Enforcement Unit arrested three individuals from the Charlotte area for drug trafficking and related charges. These arrests were made at the intersection of 441 Bypass and Whitewater Drive near Hungry Bear.

By Scott On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Cherokee Central Schools job openings (week of Nov. 14)

Secretary/NASIS Registrar- Job Description at Cherokee Central Schools Website High School Math Teacher Substitute Teachers Teacher Assistants Assistant Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Family and Consumer Science Teacher Agriculture Education Teacher Technology Engineer and Design Teacher Trade and Industrial Teacher Food Service Workers Substitute Custodians   Cherokee Central School-Human Resources Website http://cherokeecentral.sharpschool.com/central_office/human_resources

By Scott On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Smoky Mountain Beekeepers Club meeting

Nov. 14 at the Southwestern Community College Swain Center Room 114. The State Bee inspector Jack Hanel will be the special presenter. All individuals interested in beekeeping are encouraged to attend. This will be an excellent opportunity to speak with other experienced beekeepers and address any specific questions you may have about beekeeping.

By Scott On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Big Cove Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 18 at 6pm. Church of the Nazarene.  Bring a side dish. Ham and turkey will be provided.

By Scott On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Ellen Bird named EBCI Beloved Woman

EBCI tribal elder Ellen Wachacha Bird was given the title of Beloved Woman of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians during the regular Tribal Council session on Thursday, Nov. 7.

By Scott On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Toys for Tots Turkey Shoot

Nov. 16 at 5pm at Jesse Welch’s residence in the Big Cove Community.  This event is sponsored by Brothers in the Wind.

By Scott On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Cherokee Boys Club Report – week of Nov. 14

CLUB SCHEDULE: Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Board Resolution Deadline – 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 – Health Screen – 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. – Club Lobby Wednesday, Nov. 20 – Board of Directors Meeting – 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 – Safety Committee Meeting – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 – School Early Release […]

By Scott On Monday, November 11th, 2013
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CIHA Foundation Gala a success!

The Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation would like to express their sincere thank you to all those who helped make the 2013 Fire and Ice Masquerade Gala a success.  We had tremendous support from businesses and local community.  Our Kituwah level sponsors were Moore Foot and Ankle Specialists, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort, Mission Health, and Design […]

By Scott On Monday, November 11th, 2013
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Student Opportunities: Thank you and farewell!

It is hard to believe that my time as a weekly contributor to the One Feather has come to an end. You may remember that this column originated as part of my Senior Exit Project as a senior at Murphy High School. I hope that it has supplied students with a wealth of information and […]

By Scott On Monday, November 11th, 2013
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Cherokee honors veterans on 75th Anniversary

President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Nov. 11, 1919 as Armistice Day honoring and recognizing the victory in Europe during World War I. Almost 19 years later, on May 13, 1938, Congress passed an Act making Nov. 11 each year a legal holiday that would be known as Armistice Day, aka Veteran’s Day.

By Scott On Monday, November 11th, 2013
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President declares disaster for South Dakota tribes, counties

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of South Dakota to supplement state, local and tribal recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm, snowstorm, and flooding during the period of October 3-16, 2013. Federal funding […]

By Scott On Monday, November 11th, 2013
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Vendors sought for CHS Indian Market

Cherokee High School will host an Indian Market at Friday, Nov. 22 where vendors are being invited to set up inside of the high school.  Tables and chairs are free, but limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis.  All items must be the original work of the artist.  Info: Heather Driver 554-5004 or […]

By Scott On Monday, November 11th, 2013
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Family Reunion for Sampson Boss and Lizzie Arneach Welch descendants

Nov. 23 at 2pm at the Birdtown Community Building.  Bring a covered dish.  Info: Contact Kathie McCoy, Bessie Squirrel, or Agnes Welch