Tribe gets second VAWA conviction

Tribe gets second VAWA conviction

  Marquis Ford, 34, was convicted on Tuesday, Aug. 18 in the Cherokee Court for Special Domestic Violence for Assault on a Female, Simple Assault, and three counts of Violating a Domestic Violence Protective Order, pursuant to the newly enacted Cherokee Code...

Christian Shane Sneed – obituary

  Christian Shane Sneed, 22, of Cherokee, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2105 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  Shane is the son of Robert Sneed and Jaclyn Sneed(step-mother) and Trina Lousie Rhinehart and Jim Panther (step-father). Shane is...

Tribes hold historic meeting at Red Clay

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   RED CLAY, Tenn. – For the first time since Removal, all three federally-recognized Cherokee tribes met in Council at Red Clay during a meeting on Friday, Aug. 28.  Leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the...