A Tribal prosecutor’s shadow

A Tribal prosecutor’s shadow

  By JONAH LOSSIAH One Feather Staff   Imagine working through a docket that consists of 308 cases and talking to 11 different defense attorneys. That’s just Wednesday. The Office of the Tribal Prosecutor (OTP) is staffed by three individuals. Tribal...
January is highest COVID month for Cherokee

January is highest COVID month for Cherokee

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   January 2022 has seen the highest number of new COVID-19 cases reported in the Cherokee community out of any month since the pandemic began.  And, the month isn’t over yet. The EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians)...
SCOTUS upholds McGirt ruling

SCOTUS upholds McGirt ruling

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued a ruling on Friday, Jan. 21 declining to overturn the McGirt decision from 2020 – a move that tribal leaders are hailing as a victory for sovereignty.  McGirt...