Beloved Man Chief Youngdeer passes away 

GREAT HONOR: Gregory Hunt (standing), Marine Corps League president, bestows the Chapel of the Four Chaplains Legion of Honor Bronze Medallion upon Beloved Man and former Principal Chief Robert S. Youngdeer during a ceremony at the Steve Youngdeer American Legion Post 143 headquarters on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One More...

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By Scott On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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RUNNING: Hundreds brave rain for Cherokee harvest race

WINNERS: James Quattlebaum (left) and Ricky Flynn, both from Greenville, SC, came in first and second place overall in the Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 20. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One More...

By Scott On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Principal Chief’s Report for Oct. 19

  By PRINCIPAL CHIEF RICHARD G. SNEED   Shiyo!  I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful fall weather and all the activities associated with this change in seasons.  I have been very busy these past More...

By Scott On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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ICWA decision brings push back from Tribe

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   The federal district court decision of Brackeen v. Zinke, which ruled that the Indian Child Welfare Act was unconstitutional, has prompted a response from Principal More...

By Scott On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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“We’re Still Here”: Chamber singers make statement with N.C. Symphony 

MESSAGE: The Cherokee Chamber Singers perform “Si Otsedoha: We’re Still Here” with the North Carolina Symphony at the Chief Joyce Dugan Cultural Arts Center on the evening of Thursday, Oct. 18. (SCOTT MCKIE More...

By Scott On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Council representative seeks lower threshold for contracts

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   Currently, contracts with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians that are $50,000 or higher in value require approval of the Business Committee before the Principal More...

By Scott On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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EBCI tribal lands named High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

  The lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have been named a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) as was announced recently by James Carroll, deputy director of the Office of National Drug More...

By Scott On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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Indian Child Welfare Act ruled unconstitutional, tribes vow to protect Native children

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   FORT WORTH, Texas – The future of a law designed to help ensure the survival of tribal cultures and place Native American child custody decisions in the hands More...

By Scott On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Constitution could come before voters in 2019

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   Those behind the latest effort to bring a new constitution to a vote plan for that to coincide with the Principal Chief’s election next year. Ever since the Charter More...

By Scott On Friday, October 5th, 2018
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Hernandez named Little Miss Cherokee

LITTLE MISS: Morgan Hernandez, a member of the Deer Clan from the Big Y Community, was named 2018-19 Little Miss Cherokee during a pageant held at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds on the evening of Thursday, Oct. More...