Principal Chief’s Report for the May Session of Tribal Council

I submit this report to the people of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in writing as I am unable to attend the May session of Tribal Council on Thursday because of a particularly special reason.

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By Scott On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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EBCI Primary Election Updated Candidate List

This list, received by the EBCI Board of Elections, was updated by the Board on Wednesday, May 10 with the addition of a certified write-in candidate. All names are shown exactly how they will appear on the official ballot.

By Scott On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Tribal Court Docket for May 24

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 Monday, May 8th, 2017
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CIPD Arrest Report for April 24 – May 8

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 Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Park closes facilities due to significant wind event

Great Smoky Mountains National Park closed numerous park facilities and roads on Thursday, May 4 due to a significant wind event and multiple downed trees.

By Scott On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Tribal member involved in drafting Nevada gaming legislation

Nevada lawmakers are set to consider a bill to allow for pari-mutuel wagering on e-sports and poker tournaments, in the latest in a series of legislative proposals drafted by students at the William S. Boyd School of Law in Las Vegas.

By Scott On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for April 12 and 19

Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for April 12 and 19

By Scott On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Tribal Court Docket for May 10

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 Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Update on Multi-Tainment Center (Bowling Center) at Harrah’s Cherokee

April began one of the busiest times onsite to date for the Harrah’s Multi-Tainment Center construction team as nearly all subcontractors have made an appearance onsite, with the exception of flooring and stone.

By Scott On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Cherokee Language in danger, but “there is hope”

On a regular Wednesday morning, EBCI tribal member Micah Swimmer takes a marker and crosses out a name on a white board in the lobby of the New Kituwah Academy.