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By Scott On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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Cherokee remains found in Tennessee cave

Remains of 15 individuals that are possibly more than one thousand years old were inadvertently found by spelunkers this spring in a cave in Tennessee.

By Scott On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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Jackson County Democrats Qualla Precinct Meeting

Sept. 26 at 5:30pm at the Qualla Community Building.  This is for all Democrats in Cherokee and in the Qualla Community.  Bring a covered dish to share with others, your favorite beverage and non-perished food items to be donated to the Grace House Food Pantry in Whittier or school supplies for Smoky Mountain Elementary School.  […]

By Scott On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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Region A Partnership for Childrens seeks nominations for Champions for Children Awards

The Region A Partnership for Children (RAPC) is celebrating 20 years of success with Smart Start this year! Smart Start is the nationally recognized, statewide early childhood initiative that creates, coordinates and mobilizes resources for children birth to five years old and their families. This year, the RAPC will honor Champions for Children in western […]

By Scott On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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Congressman’s thoughts on Sept. 11 anniversary

WASHINGTON – Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) released the following statement today on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. “On this 12th anniversary of September 11th, 2001, we remember those who lost their lives in such a horrific attack on our nation,” Rep. Meadows said.  “Our first responders deserve our deepest gratitude for their […]

By Scott On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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Wilson overseeing Western North Carolina Leadership Initiative

Juanita Wilson, an alumna of Western Carolina University and EBCI tribal member, has joined the staff of WCU’s Division of Educational Outreach as director of the Western North Carolina Leadership Initiative.

By Scott On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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Thank you from the family of Jess Toineeta

The family of Jess Toineeta would like to thank all of those that sent flowers, food, thoughts and prayers during our time of hurt. Special thanks to Tribal EMS and Fire Department, Jessica Lambert and Jim Panther, Chief Hicks, Vice Chief Blythe, Tribal Construction, Glen Bradley, Brian Waldroup, George Burgess, Travis Smith, Adam Brown, B. and […]

By Scott On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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Catawbas seeking casino in North Carolina

The Catawba Indian Nation is the only federally recognized tribe in the state of South Carolina. The 2,800-member tribe wants to open a casino, but they wish to go across the border to North Carolina to do so.

By Scott On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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CROSS COUNTRY: Swain County Invitational

Cherokee participated in the Swain County Invitational on Wednesday, Sept. 4.

By Scott On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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N-Courage Campmeeting

Sept. 20 at 7pm at the Tabernacle at the WNC Church of God Campground and Conference Center, 87 Vinewood Circle, Whittier.  Camp meeting style service and bonfire fellowship afterward.  Bring your lawn chair.  Everyone is welcome to this free event.  Info:  497-1331, 736-3630 or facebook (WNCcampground.whittier)

By Scott On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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Fall Flu Shot Drive-Through event scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 18

Principal Chief Michell Hicks receives a flu shot from Andrea Crisp, RN, as a precursor to the Fall Flu Shot Drive-Through event which will be held Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 7:30am – 5:30pm in the lower parking lot at the Cherokee Indian Hospital.  There is no charge.  This is for eligible community members who are […]

By Scott On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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Final Report for Miss Cherokee 2012

As my reign comes to a close, it has been an honor serving the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians as your Miss Cherokee this past year.

By Scott On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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SOCCER: Cherokee starts season 2-1

Aug. 29 Cherokee 5 Mitchell 0 –          Raven Frankiewicz (CHS) 3 goals, Darius Thompson 2 Sept. 3 Mountain Heritage 9 Cherokee 5 –          Frankiewicz 3, Eli Littlejohn 1, Thompson 1 (stats not available for Mountain Heritage) Sept. 5 Cherokee 4 Mitchell 0 –          Thompson 2, Kenzie Garcia 1, Cain Ross 1 – Scores provided by […]

By Scott On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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FOOTBALL: Choctaw (Miss.) 56 Cherokee 28

The Choctaw (Miss.) Warriors defeated the Cherokee Braves 56-28 in the annual “Battles of the Nations” game on Friday, Sept. 6.

By Scott On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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New Kituwah Perfect Attendance Students for August

The following students at New Kituwah Academy had perfect attendance for the month of August in the 3-4 year old classroom.  (Photos courtesy of New Kituwah)

By Scott On Monday, September 9th, 2013
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Cherokee Healing and Wellness Coalition regular meeting

Sept. 17 at 11:30am at Living Waters Lutheran Church off of Goose Creek.  Bring a bag lunch.  If you are interested in seeing the agenda, call Beth Farris (828) 421-9855 with your email address.  

By Scott On Monday, September 9th, 2013
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Thank you Big Cove

I truly appreciate the confidence you showed me by electing me back to Tribal Council as your representative.  I look forward to gathering information to relay back to you so that together we can make better decisions for Big Cove.  I will keep my word.   I will do the best I can to make all […]

By Scott On Monday, September 9th, 2013
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Thank you from Flora Bradley

I would like to thank everyone who came to celebrate the renaming of the Cancer Support House.  It seems only fitting to have Betty’s name on the sign.  She worked tirelessly from the start in 1998 to have a place to help clients with whatever their needs were.  I will always remember the sadness in […]