Tribe approves FY19 budget

Tribe approves FY19 budget

  The Charter and Governing Document of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians requires a proposed budget be presented to Tribal Council by the first day of July each year. Cherokee Code Section 117-47 entitled “The Balanced Budget Act” places further requirements...

COMMENTARY: Dementia in Indian Country

  By BLYTHE SANDERS WINCHESTER, MD, MPH, CMD   The most common question I get asked is, “What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia?”  Dementia is an umbrella term that includes a lot of different types of dementia: Alzheimer’s is one of the...
COMMENTARY: It’s past time to listen to women

COMMENTARY: It’s past time to listen to women

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   Me too, meet not me. Not me has now been twice nominated to the Supreme Court, and not me clearly has an ear with the White House. From watching the news, one would think it is 1991 again. The saga is familiar: a...

JV FOOTBALL: Maroon Devils top Braves 22-8

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   BRYSON CITY – The final score didn’t reflect how close the game really was between the Cherokee JV Braves and the Swain County JV Maroon Devils on the last day of summer.  Cherokee lost 22-8 at Swain on the muggy...