Solar eclipse impacting Cherokee, entire region

The town of Cherokee is fortunate to be in the viewing path as the frog swallows the sun (i.e. a total solar eclipse) on the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 21. This rare event is drawing thousands upon thousands of spectators to the areas in western North Carolina that are in the path of the eclipse.

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Park officials request canines to assist in search for missing teen

Great Smoky Mountain National Park officials continue to search for missing Blount County teen Austin Bohanan.

Cherokee Nation has swearing-in ceremony for Tribal Councilors

Nine Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilors were sworn into office Monday as they pledged to preserve, protect and defend the Cherokee Nation Constitution during their four-year terms.

Chief Sneed vetoes “Power to the People” legislation

Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed has vetoed the Power to the People program (Res. No. 544 – 2017) which he estimates would have cost the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians a total of more than $57 million over the next 10-year span.

Tribal members win “Native American 40 under 40” award

Hope Huskey and Jacob Reed, both EBCI tribal members, have been selected to receive the Native American 40 under 40 award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED).

Miss Cherokee report for month of July 2017

Siyo! July was a very busy, fun month for me!

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

“Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by David Grann, is a masterfully told tale that will draw the reader in.

Gary Allan to play Harrah’s Cherokee in October

Gary Allan is set to perform at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center on Friday, Oct. 27 at 9pm.

LETTER: Two Feathers International Consultancy answers letter of apology

Mashu White Feather does not refer to himself as a Cherokee elder. ...

EDITORIAL: 15,578

We are only three weeks away from some important decisions....

LETTER: Apology to Cherokee community

In 2016, I was part of a "cultural exchange" trip to New Zealand. I made...

Rafe Allen Rattler – obituary

Rafe Allen Rattler, infant son of Jon Rattler and Brandy Keen Rattler, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 at Mission Hospital in Asheville.

Elnora Nell Owle Maney – obituary

Elnora Nell Owle Maney, 73, of the Big Cove Community in Cherokee, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Harris Regional..

Ethel M. Lambert – obituary

Ethel M. Lambert, 101, of the Birdtown community, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 13, 2017...

Walk held to shine light on Cherokee elder abuse

Tribal elders in Indian Country are reportedly abused at a rate (1 in 4) much higher than the national average (1 in 10).

HEALTH COLUMN: Dear Cherokee Choices (Benefits of potassium)

I’ve heard some information about potassium, but I’m not sure if it’s good for me or what foods I should eat/drink..

HEALTH COLUMN: Dear Cherokee Choices (Couch to 5K running plan)

I have been a couch potato for years, but I’m proud to say I have been walking regularly for the last..

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by David Grann, is a masterfully told..

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by David Grann, is a masterfully told..

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by David Grann, is a masterfully told..