Principal Chief’s Monthly Report for January 2017

This month’s report is a little later than normal because we have all been distracted by the many events and upheaval within our Tribe.

CIPD Arrest Report for Feb. 13-20

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 given honorary Chief of Police membership

The Board of Directors of the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police (NCACP) unanimously voted last month to award Principal Chief Patrick Lambert an honorary membership in the association.

CHS student selected to attend science, technology event

Livia Lambert, an EBCI tribal member and senior at Cherokee High School, has been chosen to serve as a North Carolina delegate to the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders event being held in Lowell, Mass. near Boston on June 29 – July 1.

New Kituwah students use Cherokee language while shopping

The aisles of Cherokee Food Lion were alive with the sounds of the Cherokee language being spoken on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 15.

New exhibition features works by Cherokee artisan John Julius Wilnoty

View carvings created by Cherokee artisan John Julius Wilnoty during the exhibition Solitude & Mystery which opened Wednesday, Feb. 1 in the Objects Gallery at Hickory Museum of Art

Lee Brice to play Harrah’s Cherokee

Country music star Lee Brice is scheduled to play Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center on Friday, May 12 at 9pm.

BASKETBALL: Cherokee sweeps Union Academy in first round

The Cherokee Braves (19-8) and Lady Braves (24-2) both won their first round match-ups in the...

WRESTLING: Toineeta wins second ring

Anthony Toineeta (52-2) is the first two-time state champion in Cherokee High School history. ...

BASKETBALL: Braves win conference tournament, Lady Braves second in girls 

The Cherokee Braves (18-8) won their second Big Smoky Mountain Conference tournament title in a row...

Upcoming Pow Wows for Feb. 24-26

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.

EDITORIAL: Alternative truth and wrestling

Back in the day, I would watch professional wrestling with a certain amount of awe and fascination. It was almost like an old western showdown, black hats and white hats symbolized evil and good, respectively.

LETTER: Statement from poster of YouTube video

Last week, I posted a political satire video on my YouTube and Facebook page of our Chief Patrick Lambert...

COMMENTARY: Observations and random thoughts 17.1 – Hurt feelings and sore toes issue

Recently there was a Super Bowl. Super Bowl 51. LI in roman numerals. For approximately three hours that day no one..

Zane “Jack” Bowman – obituary

Zane “Jack” Bowman, 68, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

Margaret Teesateskie Welch – obituary

Margaret Teesateskie Welch, 71, of Robbinsville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at her residence following a brief illness...

Waneema Littlejohn Driver – obituary

Waneema Littlejohn Driver, 82, of the Big Y Community, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. ..

New exhibition features works by Cherokee artisan John Julius Wilnoty

View carvings created by Cherokee artisan John Julius Wilnoty during the exhibition Solitude & Mystery which opened Wednesday, Feb. 1 in..

New exhibition features works by Cherokee artisan John Julius Wilnoty

View carvings created by Cherokee artisan John Julius Wilnoty during the exhibition Solitude & Mystery which opened Wednesday, Feb. 1 in..

New exhibition features works by Cherokee artisan John Julius Wilnoty

View carvings created by Cherokee artisan John Julius Wilnoty during the exhibition Solitude & Mystery which opened Wednesday, Feb. 1 in..