Jacobs selected to AISES Board of Directors

  BOARD: Alicia Jacobs, a Cherokee Nation citizen who serves as the Jones-Bowman Leadership Specialist at the Ray Kinsland Leadership Institute, has been selected to serve on the AISES Board of Directors for 2017-20. (Photo courtesy of Cherokee Boys Club) The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) announced the appointment of six More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Autumn leaves must fall, but not before being a WNC tourism draw

  CULLOWHEE – It’s September in the hills when Western Carolina University’s fall foliage forecaster Beverly Collins attempts to quantify the quality of the annual color show in Western North Carolina More...

By Scott On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Park staff and neighbors to celebrate Fall Harvest at the Mountain Farm Museum

WORK: FFA volunteers make syrup at a past year’s event. (NPS photo) The annual Mountain Life Festival at the Mountain Farm Museum in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16.  More...

By Scott On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Yellowhill Community Club sponsoring dance lessons and dances

  Dance is just one of the programs being developed in Yellowhill to build relationships, respect for others, and many social skills, while enjoying the art of dance. Many volunteers have offered free dance More...

By Scott On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Cherokee Indian Hospital names new public relations officer

  NEW HIRE: Cherokee Indian Hospital has named Sheyahshe Littledave as their new public relations officer. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather) Cherokee Indian Hospital has named Sheyahshe Littledave as their new More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Cherokee, Swain school systems sign partnership with Job Corps

SIGNING: Dr. Michael Murray (left), Cherokee Central Schools superintendent, signs a mutual agreement between the school system and the Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center on Wednesday, Aug. 30 as More...

By Scott On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Madison Whitekiller named 2017-18 Miss Cherokee (Nation)

PAGEANT: Shown (left-right) are Miss Cherokee second runner-up Amari McCoy, Miss Cherokee Madison Whitekiller, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker, and Miss Cherokee first runner-up LaNice Belcher.   TAHLEQUAH, More...

By Scott On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Danya Pigeon crowned 2017-18 Junior Miss Cherokee (Nation)

  ROYALTY: 2017-18 Junior Miss Cherokee Danya Pigeon receives her crown from 2016-17 Junior Miss Cherokee Lauryn Skye McCoy during the 26th annual leadership competition on Saturday, Aug. 19 in Tahlequah, Okla. TAHLEQUAH, More...

By Scott On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Youth Council cultural exchange visit yields great fun and important lessons

  A half dozen Cherokee youth spent a week this summer in the Pacific Northwest having great fun and learning some invaluable lessons. The trip was part of a domestic cultural exchange program sponsored by More...

By Scott On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Tribal members win “Native American 40 under 40” award

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Hope Huskey and Jacob Reed, both EBCI tribal members, have been selected to receive the Native American 40 under 40 award from the National Center for American More...