Memorial Day Remembrance scheduled in Cherokee

WREATH: Maj. William Underwood and SFC Clifford Long, both U.S. Army veterans, prepare to lay a wreath during last year’s Memorial Day observance at the Yellowhill Veterans Cemetery. This year’s event is scheduled for Monday, May 28 at 11am at the same location. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)   By COMMANDER LEW HARDING   Sacrifice More...

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By Scott On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Settlement investigation complete, no wrongdoing found

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Tribal Council launched an investigation in January following a settlement payout to seven former employees of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.  That investigation More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Five issues discussed at Town Hall Meeting

MEETING: Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed (seated at table far left) speaks during a Town Hall Meeting held on the evening of Tuesday, May 15 at The Gathering Place on the campus of Cherokee Central Schools. Shown More...

By Scott On Monday, May 14th, 2018

Tribal member embarks on run to Oklahoma

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   JOURNEY: Kallup McCoy II, an EBCI tribal member and founder of RezHOPE Recovery and Consulting, starts a 1,212 mile run to Oklahoma from Kituwah on the morning More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

N.C. State Superintendent of Public Instruction visits Cherokee

LEADERS: Mark Johnson (second from right), N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction, toured Cherokee Central Schools on the afternoon of Monday, April 23 with school and tribal leaders. Shown (left-right) are – More...

By Scott On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Contracts awarded for Valley River solar power farm

SOLAR: Shown is the ground mounted solar array, installed by Hannah Solar Government Services (HSGS), at a federal prison in Thomson, Ill. The company is slated to install a similar project at Harrah’s Cherokee More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

New Kituwah Academy students plant garden

GUIDANCE: JC Wachacha (left), a first language Cherokee speaker, gives helpful hints and guidance to students at New Kituwah Academy as they planted two raised garden beds on the morning of Wednesday, April 18. More...

By Scott On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Tribe one step closer to regaining lands in Tennessee

HISTORY: The Chota Memorial site, located in eastern Tennessee, is part of a 76-acre parcel involved in the Eastern Band Cherokee Historical Lands Reacquisition Act which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives More...

By Scott On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Tribe establishes Beloved Woman Committee, wall of honor

BELOVED: Amanda Swimmer (left) addresses Tribal Council following being bestowed the title of EBCI Beloved Woman on Thursday, Feb. 1 as her great granddaughter, Junior Miss Cherokee Dvdaya Swimmer, looks on and More...

By Scott On Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Cherokee Central Schools officials discuss school safety

SAFETY: The Cherokee Central Schools campus, comprising Cherokee Elementary, Cherokee Middle, and Cherokee High Schools, has four school resource officers, 162 security cameras, and a complex safety plan in place More...