OBITUARY: Betty Jean Lambert Hawkins

OBITUARY: Betty Jean Lambert Hawkins

  Betty Jean Lambert Hawkins joined her heavenly Father, family and friends on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Betty was born in Cherokee on Jan. 27, 1934, the child of Leonard and Carrie Lambert. She was a proudly enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians....
COMMENTARY: My experience with gaslighting

COMMENTARY: My experience with gaslighting

  By DIANE PAVLAT StrongHearts Native Helpline   I was pregnant with our first child when I drove him to the doctor’s office. He said that he broke his ankle when he jumped down from the back of his truck and rolled his foot. The nurse came in and examined...

COMMENTARY: Supports smoking ban for Cherokee casinos

    By LAVITA HILL Big Cove Community   In May, a group of enrolled EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) members submitted an ordinance change to Tribal Council which will ban smoking on the gaming floors of Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort and...