River Kane to host Inaugural Christmas Toy Drive for Cherokee Youth

  River Kane, an emerging rock band based out of Cherokee, is hosting their inaugural Christmas Toy Drive benefiting Cherokee Youth at their upcoming concert on Friday, Dec. 21 at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. (Photo courtesy of The Smoker Agency) River Kane, an emerging rock band based out of Cherokee, is hosting their inaugural Christmas More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Cherokee Performing Arts to present “Braves on Broadway”

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Cherokee Performing Arts Program, formerly the Cherokee Musical Theatre, is presenting a night full of song, dance, acting, and more as “Braves on Broadway” More...

By Scott On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Concert Celebrating Manco Sneed and Cherokee Fiddle coming to Museum

  The Museum of the Cherokee Indian will offer a free concert celebrating the fiddle tunes of Manco Sneed, an EBCI tribal member, at 2pm on Sunday, Oct. 7 in the Multipurpose Room of the Ken Blankenship Education More...

By Scott On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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“We’re Still Here”: Cherokee Chamber Singers to perform with N.C. Symphony

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   In a remarkable collaboration, the Cherokee Chamber Singers will perform seven shows with the North Carolina Symphony in October and will bring a very important More...

By Scott On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Cherokee-inspired sculpture unveiled

ART: Sculptor and Western Carolina University Student Todd Martin pulls the tarp off his work “Wi”. His work was unveiled on the campus Sept. 21. (JOSEPH MARTIN/One Feather)   By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER More...

By Scott On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Messages from the Drum: Tribal member launches web radio show

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Beverly Bushyhead, MA, MPA, is combating the notion that Native Americans and First Nations people are extinct.  The EBCI tribal member, who currently resides More...

By Scott On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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“Unto These Hills” closes for season, presents staff awards

FRIENDSHIP: The Cherokee Friendship Dance was performed by the entire cast and crew of “Unto These Hills” to celebrate the final show of the season on Saturday, Aug. 18. (PHILENIA WALKINGSTICK/One Feather)   By More...

By Scott On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers to play Harrah’s Cherokee

  Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers are set to play the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center on Friday, Nov. 9 at 9pm. Kristofferson achieved remarkable success as a country songwriter at the More...

By Scott On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Cherokee sculptor to be featured at WCU Fine Art Museum

MASKS: “Split Visions”, a mask carved in 2014 out of butternut wood by EBCI sculptor Joshua Adams is one that will be featured at an exhibit entitled “Joshua Adams: Facing Culture” at the WCU Fine Art Museum More...

By Scott On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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BOOK REVIEW: “The Spirit Quest of Little Fox” shares cultural teachings

  By MALEAHA BRINGS PLENTY   “The Spirit Quest of Little Fox” by Lynn M. Mayberry manages to weave both Cherokee cultural teachings as well personal teachings. For example, she tells the story of how More...