CIPD Arrest Report for May 15-22

Note: The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Chief Lambert releases forensic audit reports

On May 15, 2017, the Cherokee One Feather received a hard copy packet of documents from the Office of the Principal Chief.

Tribal Court Judgment Summary for May 10

Tribal Court Judgment Summary for May 10

13th Annual Cherokee Day of Caring held

The Cherokee Day of Caring is a daylong community event that reflects the spirit of Ga-Du-Gi, and this year’s event was held on Thursday, May 18.

Tribal members recognized at AISES Leadership Summit

Since 1977, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) has worked to substantially increase American Indian and Alaska Native representation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields — as students, professionals, mentors, and leaders.

Tribal member tells stories through rap

There is a long-standing tradition of outstanding Cherokee storytellers. That history is continuing on with the new generation, some of which are taking it to new places.

Through art, Hill addresses violence against Native Women

Luzene Hill, an EBCI tribal member, is known worldwide for her interesting and thought-provoking visual arts.

Cherokee honors top athletes

The top athletes of Cherokee High School for the 2016-17 school year were honored during a...

TRACK & FIELD: Panther, Lambert win at Regionals

Two members of the Cherokee High School track and field team won titles at the 1A...

Roberts awarded MAAC Special Olympics Award 

Jennifer Roberts, an EBCI tribal member, was awarded the 2017 Mountain Amateur Athletics Club (MAAC) Special...

Cherokee History Talk being held at Cowee Mound

Celebrating 20 years of conservation, Mainspring Conservation Trust is hosting 20 events in 2017, including “A Walk Back in Time: Cherokee History in the Southern Blue Ridge”.

LETTER: Reader shares thoughts on Lumbees with Sen. Burr

The Skarure Katehnuaka Tuscarora Nation of Indians have and are of a rich part of NC history past and present.

LETTER: Tribal member shares thoughts on Lumbees with Senator

The following letter was sent to Senator Burr expressing my concern with his support of the Lumbee Recognition Act...

EDITORIAL: The Frog will Swallow the Sun

A once-in-a-lifetime event will take place in a very narrow strip of geography across the United States...

Heath “Ty” Oocumma – obituary

Heath “Ty” Oocumma, 41, of Cherokee, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital.

Thomas Jay McCoy – obituary

Thomas Jay McCoy, 64, affectionately known as "Jay Boy", went to meet his creator, Friday morning, May 12, 2017...

William Perry Pheasant – obituary

William Perry Pheasant, 68, of the Big Cove Community, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday May 10, 2017. ..

Tribal member tells stories through rap

There is a long-standing tradition of outstanding Cherokee storytellers. That history is continuing on with the new generation, some of..

Tribal member tells stories through rap

There is a long-standing tradition of outstanding Cherokee storytellers. That history is continuing on with the new generation, some of..

Tribal member tells stories through rap

There is a long-standing tradition of outstanding Cherokee storytellers. That history is continuing on with the new generation, some of..