A Cherokee Gardner’s Journal: The Iris Report

  By Jody Bradley Lipscomb   Every morning, from mid-April to late May, mom calls at seven in the morning (sometimes earlier). My dear mother gives me her garden Iris Report.  She’s walking and admiring the vast array of iris that bloom in her garden.  She goes into detail about the standards, the beards, and the falls.  Standards are More...

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By Scott On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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CHS student accepted to University of North Carolina School of the Arts

  Cherokee High School rising senior Juanita Paz-Chalacha is one step closer to her dream of becoming a professional musician. She has been selected to spend her senior year at the University of North Carolina More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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Job Corps, Mother Town Healing Project form partnership

PARTNERSHIP: Recently, the Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (OJCCCC) and the EBCI TERO Office’s Mothertown Project have forged a partnership whereby the Center offers internships to Project participants. More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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Cherokee Nation helps educators with STEM funding

  FUNDING: District 6 Oklahoma House Representative and Cherokee Nation Chief of Staff Chuck Hoskin (left) presents Deanna Gordon, a second-grade teacher from Cleora Public Schools, with a $1,000 grant to fund More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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EBCI Public Health and Human Services recognized as leader in Public Health Accreditation

  RECOGNIZED: Vickie Bradley (left), Secretary of EBCI Public Health and Human Services, is shown receiving an award on behalf of the Division from Karrie Joseph of the National Indian Health Board. (EBCI PHHS More...

By Scott On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Cherokee Elementary School Honor Rolls (3rd – 5th grades) – Fourth Nine Weeks

  Principal’s Honor Roll 3rd Grade: Aleiyah Hull, Anana Hicks, Aubree Grimes, Deanna Long, Dillon Beam, Jamee McMillan, Johnny Long, Madigan Welch, Meli Winstead, Tymius Allison, Utsela Saunooke, Zaynon Taylor 4th More...

By Scott On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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Tribe to commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with a walk

  ELDERS: As EBCI tribal elders and staff members from the EBCI Public Health & Human Services Division look on, Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed (seated left) and Vice Chief Alan B. Ensley (seated right) More...

By Scott On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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Motion Makers Bicycle Shop and Outdoor 76 announce Grand Opening in Cherokee

  Motion Makers Bicycle Shop, with stores in Asheville and Sylva, has announced it is open for business at the Big Cove Road location in Cherokee. A grand opening celebration will take place Saturday, June More...

By Scott On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
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Cherokee High School graduates largest class in school history

ELATION: Jami Lossie (right) shows pure joy as the Cherokee High School Class of 2018 is declared official graduates during a commencement exercise at Ray Kinsland Stadium on the morning of Saturday, June 2. (SCOTT More...

By Scott On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Cherokee High School names its top students 

TOP STUDENTS: Scarlett Guy (left) and Robin Reed have been chosen as the Cherokee High School Class of 2018 valedictorian and salutatorian respectively. They are shown at the school following a senior walkthrough More...