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Groundbreaking held for “new” Tribal Foods Distribution building

Groundbreaking held for “new” Tribal Foods Distribution building

The Tribal Foods Distribution Program of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will move into its new home next summer.  A groundbreaking was held on the warm afternoon of Thursday, May 19 for a project that will see a part of an existing building renovated and part of it torn down and rebuilt as a two-story, nearly 8,000 square feet addition for the Program. 

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Frell Owl Award presented to Peaches Squirrell

Frell Owl Award presented to Peaches Squirrell

The coveted Frell Owl Award has been presented to a Cherokee basketball legend who has continued to give of her time and knowledge to help countless numbers of young players.  The 2021 Frell Owl Award was presented to Peaches Squirrell during a luncheon at Harrah’s Cherokee Convention Center on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 4. 

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OPINIONS

COMMENTARY: Nasty

It is easy to forget when you look at all the beauty in nature that there are some pretty nasty environmental issues in the wild. I am not talking about the manmade messes we bring in and leave. You know that you shouldn’t do that, and I am probably not going to alter your behavior by browbeating you in commentary. There’s an app for that.

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COMMENTARY: MMIW Movement on the Boundary

COMMENTARY: MMIW Movement on the Boundary

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIW) crisis is affecting all Nations of Indigenous people today. The MMIW movement was created to spread awareness and give a voice to our stolen sisters whose stories have not been heard.

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OBITUARIES

OBITUARY: George Steffen Beck

OBITUARY: George Steffen Beck

George Steffen Beck, of Cherokee, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Tsali Care Center after an extended illness. He was the son of Niels K. and Anna Louise Beck who were Danish immigrants, that married in Racine, Wisc.

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HAPPENINGS

May classes at Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education

  The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, managed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission,  has released the May class schedule. The workshops will be hosted outside and led by Wildlife Commission staff. The Center’s COVID-19 policies are stated on their...

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Tribal member shows art in Brooklyn

Tribal member shows art in Brooklyn

Isabella Saunooke, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and a sophomore seeking a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting with a minor in philosophy from the Pratt Institute, participated recently in the university’s art show entitled “XO”. (Photo courtesy of Saunooke family)

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