Cherokee holds Veteran’s Day Ceremony

First Sergeant Charles Penick, U.S. Army veteran, leads the Steve Youngdeer American Legion Post 143 Color Guard in the opening of a Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 10. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)   By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   America’s past and present servicemen More...

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By Scott On Saturday, November 10th, 2018
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Midterm elections a good day for native female candidates

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   President Donald Trump’s opposition to and lobbying against tribal sovereignty has been well-documented. He’s appeared before a congressional subcommittee making More...

By Scott On Saturday, November 10th, 2018
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Principal Chief’s Report for Nov. 9

    By PRINCIPAL CHIEF RICHARD G. SNEED   Shiyo tribal members!  The past few weeks have been very busy for myself and my staff.  We were involved with Halloween events, regional meetings, and More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Tribe submits finalized Water Quality Standards to EPA

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians turned in a finalized Water Quality Standards application to EPA officials in the Office of the Principal Chief or the morning of Thursday, Nov. 8. Shown, left to right, are More...

By Scott On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Council considers QHA merge

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   Tribal Council is still considering a proposal to dissolve Qualla Housing Authority (QHA) as the tribally designated housing entity (TDHE) for purposes of funding More...

By Scott On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Tribe set to issue largest per capita distribution

(Graphic courtesy of EBCI Office of Budget and Finance) By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will enjoy the largest single period per capita distribution More...

By Scott On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Trail of Tears dedication by National Trails System

National Trail of Tears Association President Jack Baker, Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed, and National Park Service’s Trail of Tears National Historic Trail Superintendent Aaron Mahr unveiled the new signs to More...

By Scott On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Tribe to conduct cannabis feasibility study

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is going to look into the “impacts associated with legalization of cannabis” in a feasibility study that was approved More...

By Scott On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Wreath laid in Chief Youngdeer’s memory

HONORING: Judith Nelson watches as the American Legion Steve Youngdeer Post 143 presented a wreath in honor of her father, the late Beloved Man and former Principal Chief Robert S. Youngdeer, at the Cherokee Veterans More...

By Scott On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Beloved Man Chief Youngdeer laid to rest 

SERVICE: Flags of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the United States fly at Cherokee Central Schools on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 24 as funeral services were held for Beloved Man and former Principal More...