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UKB to host Tri-Council Meeting

July 26, 2014

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma will host the Cherokee Tri-Council meeting with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma on Friday, Aug. 15.
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Sequoyah Remembrance Day

July 25, 2014

Aug. 3 at the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum in Vonore, Tenn.  Free admission to the Museum from 12-5pm.  Allen Fugate will be demonstrating silversmithing along with other Cherokee artisans demonstrating their skills.    The 1809 Cherokee Blacksmith shop will be up and running with demonstrations all day.  Cherokee Nation citizen Julie Reed will lecture at 2pm...
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Benefit Dinner for Julie Maney

July 25, 2014

July 28 at 11am at the Yellowhill Community Building.  Proceeds will help with travel expenses.  $8 for chicken, cabbage, potatoes, fatback, bean bread, and drink.
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Food Stamps and Family & Children’s Medicaid

July 25, 2014

The Jackson and Swain County Departments of Social Services are once again taking applications at the BIA for Food Stamps and Family & Children’s Medicaid.  Hours are Tuesdays from 7:30am – 4pm.
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Cherokee Central Schools supply lists

July 25, 2014

Kindergarten Markers – one box Pair of scissors (1) 2-pocket folders Kleenex – two boxes Wide-rule loose leaf paper Glue sticks – one pack Pencils – one pack (2) Pink Pearle erasers Pencil box Hand sanitizer Clorox wipes Band Aids – one box Back Bag Pack of coffee filters Beach towel Plastic silverware –...
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13th Annual Talking Trees Trout Derby facts and schedule

July 25, 2014
13th Annual Talking Trees Trout Derby facts and schedule

Pre-Registration for the event is on Friday, Aug. 1 from 10am – 6pm at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds Children must be 3-11 years old to participate in the event Child must be present to register, no exceptions Parent/Guardian can complete registration form and liability form prior to registration, bring completed forms to registration Both...
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Young Artist Showcase reception

July 25, 2014

Aug. 5 from 5-6pm at the Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual.  The Showcase is on display now at the Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual in the gallery.  Traditional basketry and pottery by local youth will be featured.  Info: Heather Driver 554-5004
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Bio-diesel spill occurs in Cherokee

July 25, 2014
Bio-diesel spill occurs in Cherokee

The EBCI Public Safety Communication Center received a report at 2:54pm on Thursday, July 24 of a Bio-diesel spill on the southbound lane of Tsalagi Rd (aka-US19) toward Bryson City. The southbound lane was shut down to traffic due to approximately 60 gallons of Bio-diesel that had been spilled over an area covering 1/10th...
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RFP for FY2015 Fireworks in Cherokee

July 23, 2014

RFP FY 2015 Fireworks
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WCU, Mission receive $1 million grant to improve nursing care quality in rural WNC

July 23, 2014

A federal workforce diversity grant of more than $1 million will enable the School of Nursing at Western Carolina University to partner with Mission Health in an effort to increase the quality of nursing care provided to patients in rural Western North Carolina.
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Indian Dinner Fundraiser

July 23, 2014

July 25 at 11am at the Yellowhill Community Building.  $8/plate for bean bread, chicken, fried taters, cabbage, fatback, dessert and drink.  All proceeds will go towards travel expenses to Red Clay, Tenn. for the Wolfetown Stickball team.  Call or text for deliveries 506-5784
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Remains found at Macon County construction site

July 22, 2014

Human remains, believed to be of historic Cherokee origin, were found recently at a construction site in Macon County for the Parker Meadows recreation complex. Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians tribal leaders have consulted with Macon County officials to resolve the issue in the best interest of the remains.
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Lonnie Brance Allen – obituary

July 22, 2014

Lonnie Brance Allen - obituary
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Tribe officially opens Native Plant Nursery Facility

July 22, 2014
Tribe officially opens Native Plant Nursery Facility

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will now be able to provide native plants for various projects due to the opening of the Native Plant Nursery Facility in the Birdtown Community. The 2,200 square foot facility was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, July 22.
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REPORT: Tourism to Park creates $734 Million in economic benefit

July 22, 2014
REPORT: Tourism to Park creates $734 Million in economic benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 9,354,695 visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2013 spent $734,086,600 in communities near the park. That spending supported 10,734 jobs in the local area. “Great Smoky Mountains National Park remains the most visited national park in the nation and we are pleased to...
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Upcoming Pow Wows for Aug. 1-3

July 22, 2014

Note: This list of pow wows was compiled by One Feather staff.  The One Feather does not endorse any of these dances. It is simply a listing of ones occurring throughout the continent.  Please call before traveling.  21st Annual Suscol Intertribal Council Pow Wow.  Aug. 2-3 at the Yountville Veterans Home Picnic Grounds in...
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BASEBALL/SOFTBALL:  Teams fight downpours, mud in weekend’s NAYO tournament

July 21, 2014
BASEBALL/SOFTBALL:  Teams fight downpours, mud in weekend’s NAYO tournament

The John A Crowe Recreation Complex and the Cherokee Central Schools baseball fields held the 2014 Native American Youth Organization (NAYO) baseball/softball tournament Thursday, July 17 through Saturday, July 19.
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