Thursdays from Jan. 16 – Feb. 6 at the Chief Joyce Dugan Cultural Arts Center Dance Studio. Couples Swing (start with basic East Coast Swing) will start at 5:30pm and you are encouraged to bring a partner. Line Dance (start with most popular i.e. Electric Slide, Wobble, etc.) will start at 6:15pm. A Valentine’s Day […]
Henry Oocumma – obituary
The Cherokee High School varsity wrestling team took seventh place at the Arrowhead Classic wrestling tournament held at Stephens County High School in Toccoa, Ga. on Dec. 29, 2013.
The Indian Arts and Crafts Board will host a juried art and craft competitions will be “Where do we come from? Where are we going?” The competitions will be open to enrolled members of federally recognized Tribes between the ages of 13 and 18. Official written documentation to verify the youth’s enrollment in a federally […]
Marie Walkingstick Pheasant – obituary
Lee Teesateskie – obituary
Jan. 14 at 3pm at the EBCI Extension Office off of Acquoni Road (new location and new time). Info: Beth (828) 421-9855
Tribal Council Agenda – Thursday, Jan. 9
The first session of Start Smart Soccer, beginning Sunday, Jan. 5, has been cancelled due to the heating issue at Birdtown Gym. It will resume on Sunday, Jan. 12. If you have not yet registered your child, please do so as soon as possible so they will have the necessary equipment to accommodate everyone.
Ten leaders from across Western North Carolina and beyond will share their personal perspectives on leadership with students in a Western Carolina University master’s degree program course in business administration this spring.
Friends, family, and colleagues gathered on the occasion of Ken Blankenship’s retirement, at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 for refreshments and a reception.
Cherokee Central Schools (CCS) has partnered with several community agencies to provide support and resources for parents whose children accumulate excessive school absences.
Jan. 11 at 2pm at the Big Cove Rec. Center. This is to help raise money for Martin who is traveling to Albuquerque, NM in April to compete in the Miss Indian World Pageant. For the tournament, there will be a $50 team entry fee with 50 percent payout to the winning team. There will […]
Due to USET’s Impact Week, February’s Budget Council session will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11 and Tribal Council will be held on Thursday, Feb. 13. The deadline to submit resolutions, ordinances and requests for time for these sessions will be Thursday, Jan. 30. You will need to have all requests signed-in at the TOP […]
Dear Dr. Per Cap: I’m a member of a tribe that pays a sizeable monthly per cap. Within the last five years the checks have really gone up, and our community is blessed to have this windfall; however, there have been problems, too. Specifically, we are starting to see freeloaders looking to marry tribal members […]
TV show host, political science professor and writer Melissa V. Harris-Perry will be the keynote speaker for Western Carolina University’s annual celebration in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Yellowhill Activity Center occurred on Wednesday, Dec. 18l, 2013 at 1pm.