Cherokee Performing Arts taking risks with “Into the Woods”

The Cherokee Performing Arts program is presenting “Into the Woods” at the Chief Joyce Dugan Cultural Arts Center from May 2-5. Shown, left to right, in the Center with some of the set design are Marianna Hornbuckle, playing the Banker’s wife; Megan Barnes, art director; Ella Montelongo, playing the part of the witch; Jake Sneed, playing the part More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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OJCCCC student first to participate in English Language Acquisition class

  Clemence Nyiramahirwe, center, is the first Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (OJCCCC) student to participate in an onsite English Language Acquisition (ELA) class offered by Southwestern More...

By Scott On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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EBCI hosts the AISES Leadership Summit

  Since 1977, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) has worked to substantially increase American Indian and Alaska Native representation in science, technology, engineering, and math More...

By Scott On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Foerst admitted to prestigious WCU musical theater program

Brennen Foerst, center, a 2018 graduate of Cherokee High School, has been admitted to the prestigious Western Carolina University (WCU) musical theater program for the fall semester. He signed a letter of intent More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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Cherokee Elementary School 3rd Nine Weeks Honor Rolls 

  3rd Grade Principal’s Honor Roll: Aliyah Watty, Darian Jenkins, Drake Cruz, James Smith, Jessica Arsana, John Calvin Gloyne, Kamera Pheasant, Keaton Locust, Kiarra Caley, Laylah Thompson, Maddalen Mendia, More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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New Kituwah Students enjoying 4-H programs

Third grade students at New Kituwah Academy, left to right, Uganasdi Sneed, Eden Littlejohn, Agaliha Crowe, Morgan Hernandez, Wadulisi Pheasant, and Waya Hernandez are shown in the garden they grew on campus this More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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Bowling for Hope to be a fundraiser for Rez HOPE and Cherokee Children’s Home

Principal Chief Richard Sneed, center, is shown with Rez HOPE leaders Katelynn Ledford, left, and Kallup McCoy II in the Office of the Principal Chief on the morning of Wednesday, April 17. Rez HOPE is partnering More...

By Scott On Friday, April 5th, 2019
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“People of the Clay” exhibit opens at Museum 

Karin Walkingstick, a Cherokee Nation citizen from Tahlequah, Okla., poses outside of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian on the evening of Friday, April 5 during the opening of the “People of the Clay” More...

By Scott On Friday, April 5th, 2019
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Heart to Heart Child Advocacy Center earns re-accreditation

The Heart to Heart Child Advocacy Center staff is shown meeting with Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed recently. Shown, left to right, are Brandi Cooper, program manager; Chief Sneed; Jewel Staton, victim services More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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Hammered Copper taught at Cherokee High School

  The art of hammered copper is being taught at Cherokee High School thanks to a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council to support a three-week artist residency at the high school by metalsmith William More...