Richard French – Big Cove Tribal Council Member (Incumbent candidate)

  Reason to run: In 2015, I ran for Tribal Council because I wanted to put government back on the side of the people; and I still believe that today. Over the past two years, I have kept myself busy fighting for Big Cove families and voting for a better future for all of us. […]

by Scott | Published 5 days ago
By Scott On Monday, August 14th, 2017

Sharri Pheasant – Vice Chief candidate

My name is Sharri Pheasant. I am a member of the Bird Clan. I was raised in the Big Cove and Snowbird Communities.

By Scott On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Boyd Owle – Birdtown Tribal Council candidate

My name is Boyd Owle and I am running for 2017 Birdtown Tribal Council.

By Scott On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Larry Blythe – Cherokee County-Snowbird Tribal Council candidate

Shiyo Snowbird and Cherokee County. My name is Larry Blythe and I am running for the office of Tribal Council Representative for our community.

By Scott On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Sasha McCoy-Watty – Birdtown School Board candidate

Shiyo Everyone! My name is Sasha McCoy-Watty and I am excited to be a candidate for the office of Birdtown/3200 Acre Tract School Board.

By Scott On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Lavita Hill – Big Cove Tribal Council candidate

Si yo. My name is Lavita Hill and I am seeking a seat as Tribal Council representative for the Big Cove/Tow String Community.

By Scott On Friday, May 26th, 2017

Lisa Taylor – Painttown Tribal Council candidate

My name is Lisa Taylor. I am the daughter of Frank and Charlotte Taylor. I’m

By Scott On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Charles Penick – Yellowhill Tribal Council candidate

Siyo, and thank you for this opportunity to introduce myself as a Candidate for Yellowhill Tribal Council to you and once again to Yellowhill Community voters and interested Tsalagi people of the other communities constituting the Qualla Boundary. I am also a man of faith and a Christian man by the Grace of God.

By Scott On Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Damian Solis – Big Cove Tribal Council candidate

Si-yo, my name is Damian Solis; I am a candidate for the seat of Big Cove Council representative.

By Scott On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Melissa Smith – Birdtown School Board candidate

Hello, my name is Melissa Smith. I am the daughter of Kathie McCoy and granddaughter of the late Russell and Emmaline Walkingstick McCoy, all of the Birdtown Community.