Tribal Court Dockets for Feb. 13, 14

  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. Tribal Court Docket for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 Tribal Court Docket for Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019  More...

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By Scott On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Abe Wachacha honored for service

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   The family of Abraham Wachacha was presented with a flag of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians during Tribal Council on Thursday, Feb. 7, in honor of his service More...

By Scott On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Increasing elk population results in more human encounters

This massive bull elk stops to graze in the median of U.S. 441 near the intersection of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Qualla Boundary border. (JOSEPH MARTIN/One Feather photos)   By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER More...

By Scott On Friday, February 8th, 2019
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Chief Sneed taking land reacquisition fight to Washington

The Chota Memorial site, located in eastern Tennessee, is part of a 76-acre parcel involved in the Eastern Band Cherokee Historical Lands Reacquisition Act which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in More...

By Scott On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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Council approves hemp feasibility study

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   At its Feb. 5 Budget Council session, Tribal Council approved a resolution to contract a feasibility study for hemp and cannabis opportunities. The resolution authorizes More...

By Scott On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Tribe approves Tennessee land purchase

  By JOSEPH MARTIN  ONE FEATHER STAFF   Tribal Council approved a proposal, during Budget Council on Tuesday, Feb. 5, to purchase about 122 acres of land in Sevier County, Tenn., land Principal Chief More...

By Scott On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Man found dead in park died from methamphetamine intoxication

  By JOSEPH MARTIN  ONE FEATHER STAFF    GATLINBURG, Tenn. – A man, whose body was found by Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers scavenged by a bear, died from accidental methamphetamine More...

By Scott On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Principal Chief’s Report for Friday, Feb. 1

  By RICHARD G. SNEED PRINCIPAL CHIEF   Our Cherokee community has been under immense grief these past few weeks.  The number of loved ones lost is heartbreaking and has taken a toll on us all.  My thoughts More...

By Scott On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
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Ric Youngblood’s Smokeshop to carry smokeable CBD products 

Industrial hemp flower, or CBD flower, a smokeable version of CBD (cannabidiol) will soon be available for sale at Ric Youngblood’s Smokeshop in Cherokee. The product, which contains less than .05 percent More...

By Scott On Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for Jan. 30, 31

  Judgment Summary for Jan. 30  CROWE, Carroll Edward  14-10.16 Second Degree Trespass – Dismissed on Plea  14-70.18 Providing or Possessing Contraband – Guilty Plea, 90 days jail time suspended, More...