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By Scott On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Let’s talk about the Oliphant in the room

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   This commentary isn’t about the mythical creature from Tolkien stories but a landmark federal case that has adversely affected tribal communities for decades.  More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Flores pleads to Abusive Sexual Contact

  Arlen Flores, of Cherokee, pleaded guilty on Feb. 22 in Federal Court in Asheville to one count of Abusive Sexual Contact before the Honorable Carlton Metcalf. The maximum punishment for such an offense is More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Nancy Jane Driver – obituary

  Nancy Jane Driver, 61, of the Big Cove Community, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. She was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church. A native of Cherokee, she was the daughter of the More...

By Scott On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Syringe kiosks installed around Cherokee tribal lands

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Health officials with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are hoping the installation of syringe kiosks in various locations will help reduce the amount of discarded More...

By Scott On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: The Lord’s Discipline

  By MYRA D. COLGATE CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   “Keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, for the joy set out for him, he endured the cross, disregarding its More...

By Scott On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Is this seat taken?

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Filing has closed for Tribal Council, Executive Office, and School Board candidates. I have very high praise for the Election Board and staff for the transparency More...

By Scott On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Allison deserves a memorial as well

  On April 14, it will have been four years since my son, Brad Allison, was killed in the line of duty in service to his community while employed by the Cherokee Department of Transportation.  So far, I know More...

By Scott On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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BASKETBALL: Cherokee players named to All-Conference teams

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Big Smoky Mountain All-Conference teams have been released, and the Cherokee Braves and Lady Braves are represented on both.  The Lady Braves’ Deante Toineeta, More...

By Scott On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Unofficial Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians candidates as of Thursday, March 14

Following is a list of unofficial candidates for offices of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, per the Cherokee Election Board, pending background checks and certifications.     Principal Chief Teresa More...

By Scott On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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House Republican attempt to gut VAWA tribal jurisdiction fails 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    An attempt by House Republicans to strip tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians in domestic violence cases during a House Judiciary Committee mark-up hearing failed.  More...