CULLOWHEE – Horace Kephart had a bushy mustache. So did Robert Lee Madison. Yet it’s hard to know how either the patron of Great Smoky Mountains National Park or the first president of Western Carolina University would fare in the mustache and beard competition at this year’s Mountain Heritage Day, Saturday, Sept. 28 on the […]
Cherokee Bruce Anderson, Wahnetah Bernhisel, Jacob Bigwitch, Amanda Buchanan, Hildegarde Crowe, Cody George, Tasha Martinez, Jessica Owl, Corinthain Rattler, Tierra Rattler, Charlene Rodriguez, Anthony Saunooke, Christian Smith, John West, Rachel Wiggins, Zack Winchester, Jorden Yarborough Whittier Christopher Miller
Aug. 23 at 10pm at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. The Native Honey Badgers will host the event during the Cherokee Relay for Life. The entry fee is $10 with all proceeds going to the Cherokee Relay for Life. There will be a teen division and an adult division. Each contestant needs to bring a CD […]
A 175th Trail of Tears Memorial event was held at Red Clay Park in Tennessee on Aug. 3-4.
Aug. 18 at 2pm at 1167 Wrights Creek Road in Cherokee. A meal will be served.
Aug. 9 from 11am – 2pm at the Yellowhill Community. The Native Honey Badgers are having a hot dog lunch with all proceeds benefiting Cherokee’s Relay for Life. Dinners are $5/each and will include a hot dog, chips, drink, dessert, chili and cole slaw.
The Qualla Boundary Public Library has named its two top readers in this summer’s Dig into Reading program. Alexandria Herndon was the top reader in the teen category with 8,741 minutes and Tia Panther was the top readers in the 12 and under category with 2,275 minutes read. “Thank you to all of the children […]
Aug. 14 from 10am – 12pm at Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual. Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual is parterning with Handmade in America to present a free two-hour workshop called “Arranging and selling from your Booth” that is open to any artist wishing to increase sales at festivals and art markets. The workshop is free, […]
Aug. 22 at 11:30am at the Commons Area of the Snowbird Complex. If you are interested in traveling to Snowbird from Cherokee, contact Beth Farris (828) 421-9855 or Mary Herr 497-9498 as a carpool is being planned.
Aug. 15 from 10am – 2pm at Post Headquarters on Acquoni Road. The American Legion Steve Youngdeer Post 143 will host North Carolina Veterans Service Officer Steve Robertson and Greg Wade, N.C. Department of Commerce veterans employment consultant. Veterans and family members who have any questions or business concerning veterans benefits are invited to attend. […]
Since coming into the national spotlight in 2011, Garner, NC native Scotty McCreery quickly emerged as country music’s most successful new artist. McCreery’s first studio album, Clear As Day, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 and Top Country Albums charts, making him the youngest man in history to open at the top of the all-genre […]
The 12th Annual Talking Trees Children’s Trout Derby was held on the Oconaluftee Island on Saturday, Aug. 3.
Aug. 13 at 5pm with dinner at Granny’s Kitchen afterwards.
A unique feature of our Native communities, and other communities like ours throughout Indian Country, is our connection to one another. This unity is more than just ethnicity, tribal affiliation, or even a spiritual one, it is also our ancestor’s collective historic experience, and more importantly, our hope for a better future for our tribes, […]
The Cherokee Runners will begin a new 5K training program and a walking group on Tuesday, Aug. 13. If you are interested, please attend the initiation meeting on Aug. 13 at 6pm at the Age Link conference room. Cherokee Runners volunteers will be available to answer questions and to assist you in filling out necessary […]