AROUND THE REZ: Lou Johnson embodies the idea of a giving spirit

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   With us being just a few days away from Christmas, the idea of a giving spirit is amplified this time of year.  There is no other person that personifies that spirit more on the Qualla Boundary (aka Cherokee Indian Reservation) than Janet “Lou” Johnson. Hardly a week goes by that I don’t get More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Olympic champion visits Cherokee students

INSPIRATIONAL: Billy Mills, an Oglala Lakota from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota and Olympic Gold Medalist, spoke to the students at Cherokee Central Schools on Wednesday, Dec. 13 in the Chief More...

By Scott On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Tribe selects 2018 Remember the Removal Riders 

RIDERS: The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians representatives for the 2018 Remember the Removal bike ride are shown (left-right) in this photo taken on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 7: standing – Brooke Coggins, More...

By Scott On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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AROUND THE REZ: Cherokee Chamber Singers make the Tribe proud

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   In the past few years, Cherokee has seen a surge of interest in musical theater and choral singing, due mainly in part to the programs going on at Cherokee Central More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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VETERANS CORNER: Master Sergeant Thomas B. Harris

  AIR FORCE: Master Sergeant Thomas B. Harris, an EBCI tribal member, is the Avionics Activities Security Manager for the 301st Fighter Wing.  (Photo courtesy of Harris family) Master Sergeant Thomas B. Harris, More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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Read the entire Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund Annual Report (2017)

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By Scott On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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EBCI tribal communities win regional awards

BIG COVE: (left to right) Lumpy Lambert, General Manager of Harrah’s Valley River Casino & Hotel, presents an award to Big Cove Community members Lavita Hill, Lisa Hardesty, Lester Hardesty, Cindy West, and More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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New CHS dance instructor brings passion, experience

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Cherokee High School’s new dance instructor brings passion and extensive experience to help the Cherokee Musical Theater program in their new “Triple Threat” More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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CHS to hold “Short Attention Span Theater”

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   If you love musical theater and performances of monologues but don’t have the patience to sit through an entire performance, the Cherokee Musical Theater program More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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New Kituwah Academy Honor Roll – 1st Nine Weeks

    Perfect Attendance: Keilani Arch, Kindergarten; Zion Dawkins, Kindergarten; Clarise Queen, Kindergarten; Blaze Crowe, 1st grade; Aria Toineeta, 1st grade; Kiara Sneed, 2nd grade; Mack Burgess, 3rd More...