Kituwah placed in trust for Tribe

Kituwah placed in trust for Tribe

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   KITUWAH – Kituwah, the Mother Town of the Cherokee, located just outside of Cherokee near Bryson City, has been placed into trust for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA),...
Long found guilty of misusing Tribal property

Long found guilty of misusing Tribal property

  By JONAH LOSSIAH One Feather Staff   After 22 months of hearings and eight dismissed charges, a jury found Benjamin Cody Long guilty of ‘misusing Tribal property’ on the afternoon of Thursday, Oct. 14. Following the verdict, Long was sentenced to no...
Council discusses Tribe’s future with USET

Council discusses Tribe’s future with USET

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   What began as a routine piece of legislation turned into a discussion on the future of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ (EBCI) association with USET (United South and Eastern Tribes).  During its Annual Council...