Warriors of Anikituhwa invited back to London

Mike Crowe Jr., a member of the Warriors of Anikituhwa, is shown prior to the London New Year’s Day Parade on Jan. 1. (Photos by Kristy M. Herron/EBCI Communications)   By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians was put on a world stage on New Year’s Day.  Members of the Warriors of Anikituhwa, joined More...

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By Scott On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Chief Sneed calls for an end to federal shutdown

  Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed submitted Emergency Resolution #464 (2019) at the end of the regular session of Tribal Council on Thursday, Jan. 10 to implore Congressman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) to use his More...

By Scott On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Principal Chief’s Report for Jan. 17

  By PRINCIPAL CHIEF RICHARD G. SNEED   It is always an honor to represent the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.  I work hard to ensure that I give my all each week to ensure the EBCI is run properly More...

By Scott On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Casinos both experience growth, exceed projections

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ last per capita distribution set a record as the largest, and that was due to the performance of Harrah’s Cherokee Casino More...

By Scott On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Chief offers assistance to tribal member federal employees; Native advocates call for shutdown to end

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Cherokee Agency remains closed. Great Smoky Mountains National Park still is denying access to facilities, and volunteers have been More...

By Scott On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Two native women make history taking oath in Congress

Deb Haaland, (D-N.M.) and Sharice Davids (D-Kan.) embrace after being sworn in to the House of Representatives. Public domain photo.   By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   WASHINGTON – For a first More...

By Scott On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Road closures, stalled pay as government shutdown impacts Cherokee economy

  JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   President Donald Trump’s insistence that the federal budget include $5 billion for a wall at the Mexican border has led to a government shut down as members of congress More...

By Scott On Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
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Day One fitness event focuses on recovery, health, and wellness

Jama Anders (standing), Crossfit 2232 owner, explains various exercises to participants at the Day One event held at his gym on the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 1. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)   By SCOTT More...

By Scott On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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New election law passes

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   (Editor’s Note: The One Feather has requested a full, clean copy of the ordinance that was passed from the EBCI Attorney General’s Office and the TOP Office and More...

By Scott On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Long named Frell Owl Award winner

Greg Owle (left), Cherokee Boys Club general manager, presents the 32rd Annual Frell Owl Award to Isaac “Ike” Long during the annual awards banquet held at the Chestnut Tree Inn on the morning of Wednesday, More...