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
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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
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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
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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, May 9th, 2018
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Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for April 11, 12, 18, and 23

  Judgment Summary for April 11 BERNHISEL, Chad Lopez 14-25.12 Disorderly Conduct – Guilty Plea, 23 days jail time, credit for time served (23 days) 14-95.11(c) Drugs: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – More...

By Scott On Friday, May 4th, 2018
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Kituwah Economic Development Board discussed by Council

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   For years, leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have discussed ways to streamline the Tribe’s ability to do business free of governmental constraints.  More...

By Scott On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Council creates language, culture center in Snowbird

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   A building has been designated to house a Cherokee language immersion program in the Snowbird Community.  Tribal Council passed Res. No. 208 (2018), which designates More...

By Scott On Friday, April 27th, 2018
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Council’s media ban discussed on public radio

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   A media ban, imposed by Tribal Council last month, was the topic of discussion on North Carolina Public Radio on the afternoon of Friday, April 27.  Frank Stasio, More...

By Scott On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Cherokee Nation begins construction on new Cherokee Casino Tahlequah

CONSTRUCTION: Cherokee Nation has started construction on the new Cherokee Casino Tahlequah, bringing more entertainment, dining and convention options to the area. (Rendering per Cherokee Nation)   TAHLEQUAH, More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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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...