Cherokee cultural panels unveiled for Cowee site kiosks

Stacy Guffey, Cowee School Art & Heritage Center director, unveil information panels that will be part of a new set of cultural kiosks at Cowee Mound during an event at Cowee School on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 21. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)   By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    COWEE – Panels featuring Cherokee More...

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By Scott On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Tribe approves FY19 budget

  The Charter and Governing Document of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians requires a proposed budget be presented to Tribal Council by the first day of July each year. Cherokee Code Section 117-47 entitled More...

By Scott On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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 The Sequoyah Fund to receive $875,000 award from U.S. Treasury 

  The Sequoyah Fund will become the recipient of an $875,000 award from the U.S. Treasury’s CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) Fund for the expansion of services and to increase the volume More...

By Scott On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for Sept. 19

  KILLIAN, Ted Edwin 14-95.5(c) Drugs: Simple Possession of Marijuana – Dismissed on Plea 14-95.5(c) Drugs: Simple Possession of Marijuana – Dismissed on Plea 14-95.5(a) Drugs: Possessing a controlled substance More...

By Scott On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Occupants identified in the Foothills Parkway West fatal collision

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have identified the vehicle and occupants involved in a fatal motor vehicle collision which occurred on Foothills Parkway West on Monday, Sept. 17. The driver, More...

By Scott On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Tribal Court Docket for Wednesday, Sept. 19

  This is a criminal docket date for the Cherokee Tribal Court.  All of the defendants listed have only been charged with the crimes/offenses listed and should be considered innocent until proven guilty in More...

By Scott On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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106th Annual Cherokee Indian Fair Schedule

PARADE: Faith Long rides in last year’s Cherokee Indian Fair Parade on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. Later that night, she was crowned Miss Cherokee 2017-18. This year’s Fair kicks off with the Parade on Tuesday, More...

By Scott On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Tribal member covers Florence’s worst

STORM COVERAGE: Oceana Pier at Atlantic Beach gets battered by wind, rain and waves from Hurricane Florence as it began to hit the coast Sept. 13. Tribal member Travis Long, a photojournalist for The News & More...

By Scott On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Park urges caution as elk breeding season starts

CAUTION: This large bull elk was spotted just off the Oconaluftee River Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the afternoon of Tuesday, Sep. 11. Rut season has begun. (JOSEPH MARTIN/One Feather)   By More...

By Scott On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Chief Sneed declares State of Emergency for Tribe

PREPARED: Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed (seated) signs a Proclamation declaring a State of Emergency for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians on Friday, Sept. 14 due to the impending weather situation from Hurricane More...