COMMENTARY: Beware of men in suits

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR    Speaking with many of our traditionalists and elders, you may certainly understand why many Natives are wary of those wearing suits. It is a hold over from the days of forced exodus and military domination of...

OBITUARIES: John Walter Grant “Zahey”

  John Walter Grant “Zahey” transitioned from this life on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, surrounded by his family. John followed up his U.S. Forest Service, military – Air Force, and BIA – law enforcement careers to fulfill his true passion, becoming...
Over 1,200 vaccinated by Tribe 

Over 1,200 vaccinated by Tribe 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    In December 2020, Victoria Harlan, an elder of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), took the first COVID-19 vaccine dose administered by the Tribe’s health care system.  As of Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021,...

Rivercane revitalized at Rivers Edge Park

  CLYDE – Haywood Waterways received a $3,600 grant from the Cherokee Preservation Foundation to plant river cane at River’s Edge Park in Clyde. The purpose is to promote the availability of natural resources to Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI)...