Snowbird breaks ground on ‘State-of-the-art’ Complex

Tribal leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians break ground on the new Snowbird Community Center on the afternoon of Thursday, May 23. Shown, left to right, are Tribal Council Chairman Adam Wachacha, Big Cove. Rep. Perry Shell, Cherokee County – Snowbird Rep. Bucky Brown, Birdtown Rep. Albert Rose, Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed, Vice Chief More...

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By Scott On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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“Our memories will remain”: Cherokee High School graduates 73

Jacee Smith, left, receives her Cherokee High School diploma from Dr. Debora Foerst, CHS principal, during the annual commencement ceremony held at Ray Kinsland Stadium on the evening of Thursday, May 23. (SCOTT More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Groundbreaking held for Kolanvyi Community Center

Tribal leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians break ground on the new Kolanvyi Community Center, located in the Big Cove Community, on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 22. Shown, left to right, are Wolftown More...

By Scott On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Lew Harding stands strong for those that have fallen

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   There are a lot of ways to describe Lew Harding. War hero and community leader are two that come to mind. The first way he would probably describe himself is as a More...

By Scott On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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EBCI making strides in Domestic Violence communication

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian’s (EBCI) Integrated Domestic Violence Intervention Program is halfway through its three-year grant, and there has been plenty More...

By Scott On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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TABCC called into work session to resolve tax dispute

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Tribal Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission (TABCC) came to a work session on Tuesday, May 14 to address its current taxation rates. Principal Chief Richard More...

By Scott On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Tribal member receives veterans award from state

Sam Lambert, left, North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs Veterans Committee chairperson, presents an annual veterans award to Mary Ann Welch Thompson during a ceremony at the Cherokee Veterans Park on the More...

By Scott On Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Cherokee High School chooses valedictorian, salutatorian

Joaquin “Jack” Layno and Blake Smith have been named Cherokee High School’s Class of 2019 valedictorian and salutatorian respectively. They are shown on the afternoon of Thursday, May 16 at Ray Kinsland Stadium More...

By Scott On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Tribal Council to vote on Cherokee Constitution referendum

  JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   The drive for the proposed Cherokee Constitution of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has reached a pivotal stage. After months of meetings, edits and advertising More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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Mound deed to be transferred to Nikwasi Initiative

The Nikwasi Mound, shown in this photo from Monday, April 1, is a site sacred to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) and was put on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980, being listed there as More...