Park in comment phase of sochan gathering agreement

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are one step closer to being able to legally gather sochan in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Officials from the National Park Service NPS) announced on Thursday, July 19 that a proposed agreement between them and the Tribe is entering the More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Tribal member completes run to Oklahoma

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Kallup McCoy II left Kituwah on the morning of May 14, and a month-and-a-half and many grueling miles later, he finished his journey.  In order to raise awareness More...

By Scott On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Tribe to develop action plan to fight substance abuse

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   In an ongoing fight against substance abuse within the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, that some tribal leaders have called an epidemic, the Tribe will develop More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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EBCI Remember the Removal Riders welcomed home

WELCOME HOME: With family and friends holdings encouraging signs, the 2018 Remember the Removal Riders from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians ride into a welcome back event held at the Tribal Council House on More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Council approves funding for Crisis Stabilization Unit

HEALTH: In a 9-2 vote during Budget Council on Tuesday, July 10, Council approved Res. No. 263 (2018), submitted by the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority, which covers the cost “for the remodel of the former More...

By Scott On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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Drug issues, solutions discussed at Emergency Town Hall meeting

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Most communities in the United States are facing issues related to substance abuse and drugs. Tribal leaders and officials of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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Chief Sneed hosts meeting with business owners

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The tribal government of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians wants to have better engagement with the business community of Cherokee.  That message rang through More...

By Scott On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Tribal, gaming officials break ground on new Convention Center

GROUNDBREAKING: Tribal and gaming officials of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians break ground on the new Convention Center project at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort on the morning of Tuesday, June 26. Shown More...

By Scott On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Study finds older use of tobacco than previously thought

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   A study into the use of tobacco has yielded some interesting findings including dating the practice to around 4,000 years ago – about 1,500 years older than More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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New state law will establish certification process for Cherokee language teachers

SPEAKERS: A state bill, signed into law on Wednesday, June 13, paves the way for Cherokee speakers, such as those pictured here at the Cherokee Language Consortium at New Kituwah Academy on the morning of Thursday, More...