Chief Lambert pushes for stronger elder justice and trafficking laws

Principal Chief Patrick Lambert drafted a letter of support recently directed at the United States Department of Justice’s (USDOJ) Division on Tribal Justice that would create an avenue for the Cherokee Court and Tribal Legal teams to develop new code that would address areas that are currently vague or inadequate within the Cherokee Code.

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By Scott On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Tribal Court Docket for March 22

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 a court of law.

By Scott On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for March 8

Tribal Court Judgment Summary for March 8

By Scott On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Candidate list for EBCI 2017 Elections

Candidate list for EBCI 2017 Elections

By Scott On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Vice-Chief’s report on Native Nations March

I wanted to take a moment to report on a very important and historic event that took place recently in our nation’s capital, the Native Nations March on DC.

By Scott On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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CIPD Arrest Report for March 6-13

Note: The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

By Scott On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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Big Cove Road getting much-needed renovation

For years, Cherokee community members have asked for something to be done about road conditions and lack of safe pathways for the Cherokee Central School System that has gone largely ignored.

By Scott On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for Feb. 21 and March 1

Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for Feb. 21 and March 1

By Scott On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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CIPD Arrest Report for Feb. 27 – March 6

Note: The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

By Scott On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Cherokee Central Schools Superintendent to retire

After four years on the job and almost four decades in the leadership chair, Dr. Scott Penland is hanging up his boots as Superintendent of the Cherokee Central Schools.