Johnson named AISES region representative

Kayla Johnson, an EBCI tribal member and a fellow in the Jones-Bowman Leadership Award program (JBLA), has been selected to serve as the Region 7 Representative for the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES).

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By Scott On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Sequoyah Birthplace Museum begins renovations

The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum is set to begin phase one of a renovation to their facility.

By Scott On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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New exhibit explores history and influence of Chief Lewis Downing

Lewis Downing served as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation for 15 years, following the death of Chief John Ross in 1866.

By Scott On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Blythe receives National Forester of the Year Award

Larry Blythe, former Vice Chief and Cherokee Agency forester, was presented with the Earl R. Wilcox National Forester of the Year Award at a recent Intertribal Timber Council Award ceremony in Yakima, Wash.

By Scott On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Tranter receives Cherokee Rodders scholarship

Ryan Tranter is working towards his goal of opening his own restaurant one day.

By Scott On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Art installation set up on Island

Sometimes art is created and lasts millennia, and sometimes art is created and lasts momentarily. The latter was the case on Saturday, July 1 as two artists, Jeff Marley and Frank Brannon, set up an installation among the bamboo on the Oconaluftee Island Park.

By Scott On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Miss Cherokee report for June 2017

Siyo nigada, I hope everyone is having a wonderful summer!

By Scott On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Fair food vendors selected, menus approved

In preparation for the 105th Cherokee Indian Fair, Frieda Huskey, Fairgrounds and Special Events supervisor, and Lisa Frady, Events and Group Tour coordinator held a drawing on Tuesday, June 20 for the vendors who will be serving food at the Fair.

By Scott On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Harrah’s Cherokee announces leadership promotions

Harrah’s Cherokee Casino announced two promotions within its regional leadership team on Thursday, June 22.

By Scott On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Qualla Boiz making decals with Cherokee in mind

Qualla Boiz, a business owned by three EBCI tribal members, is specializing in decals with Cherokee designs.