Beloved Woman to receive honorary UNC Asheville degree

UNC Asheville will celebrate Spring 2017 Commencement on Saturday, May 13, with alumna Ko Barrett, deputy assistant administrator for research for NOAA, serving as commencement speaker for the morning ceremony. Barrett will receive an honorary degree, along with honorary degree recipients EBCI Beloved Woman Ellen Bird, artist Stoney Lamar, and pediatrician Olson Huff.

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By Scott On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Beloved Man to receive honorary WCU degree

He is a U.S. Navy veteran from World War II, a Cherokee historian and storyteller, an Indian ballgame caller, a Cherokee first language speaker, and soon he will be a doctor.

By Scott On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Vice-Chief’s report on Native Nations March

I wanted to take a moment to report on a very important and historic event that took place recently in our nation’s capital, the Native Nations March on DC.

By Scott On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Big Cove Road getting much-needed renovation

For years, Cherokee community members have asked for something to be done about road conditions and lack of safe pathways for the Cherokee Central School System that has gone largely ignored.

By Scott On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Impeachment going forward, protests and veto denied

What many expected would be a contentious regular session of Tribal Council on Thursday, March 2, somewhat fizzled as three pieces of legislation dealing with the proposed impeachment of Principal Chief Patrick Lambert were voted away.

By Scott On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Principal Chief’s Report for February 2017

This month proved to be a very contentious month for our Tribe.

By Scott On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Chief Lambert vetoes Impeachment Legislation

Tribal Council passed Resolution No. 502 (2017) on Feb. 2 that called for Articles of Impeachment to be drawn up against Principal Chief Patrick Lambert.

By Scott On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Principal Chief’s Monthly Report for January 2017

This month’s report is a little later than normal because we have all been distracted by the many events and upheaval within our Tribe.

By Scott On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Harrah’s Cherokee announces management agreement with Ultrastar for Bowling Center

Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort officials announced on Monday, Feb. 6 they have inked a management agreement with Ultrastar for the upcoming Bowling Center.

By Scott On Monday, February 6th, 2017

Feb. 2 Tribal Council Session Summary

The Feb. 2 session of Tribal Council included a call for impeachment hearings against Principal Chief Patrick Lambert, the appointment of a Chief Justice, approval of legislation to launch an investigation into actions of employees and elected officials over the past decade, and more.