River Kane to host Inaugural Christmas Toy Drive for Cherokee Youth

  River Kane, an emerging rock band based out of Cherokee, is hosting their inaugural Christmas Toy Drive benefiting Cherokee Youth at their upcoming concert on Friday, Dec. 21 at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. (Photo courtesy of The Smoker Agency) River Kane, an emerging rock band based out of Cherokee, is hosting their inaugural Christmas More...

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By Scott On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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EBCI selects Remember the Removal Riders for 2019 event

The 2019 Remember the Removal riders from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are, left to right, Dr. Blythe Winchester, Manuel Hernandez, Dre Crowe, Monica Tafoya, Zach Goings, Keyonna Owle, Micah Swimmer, Danielle More...

By Scott On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Acclaimed Cherokee artist passes away at 61

Shan Goshorn, noted EBCI artist, shown working on a project, passed away at the age of 61 on Saturday, Dec. 1. She was known worldwide for her unique take on traditional Cherokee basketry frequently utilizing photographs More...

By Scott On Friday, November 30th, 2018
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Cherokee Preservation Foundation awards 16 fall cycle grants

  The Cherokee Preservation Foundation recently awarded 16 grants for fall 2018 for a total of more than $2.5 million.  Grants were awarded to partners that meet the Foundation’s mission of improving the More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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Blythe to speak at WCU commencement

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Driver Blythe, an EBCI tribal member, will make history as he delivers the commencement speech at an upcoming Western Carolina University graduation.  He will More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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How Amanda Crowe became a Google Doodle

The late Amanda Crowe (1928-2004), famed Eastern Band Cherokee wood carver, was featured as the Google Doodle on Friday, Nov. 9. (Image courtesy of Google)   By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The More...

By Scott On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Cherokee Performing Arts to present “Braves on Broadway”

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Cherokee Performing Arts Program, formerly the Cherokee Musical Theatre, is presenting a night full of song, dance, acting, and more as “Braves on Broadway” More...

By Scott On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Cherokee Middle School Honor Roll – 1st Nine Weeks

  8th Grade Principal’s Honor Roll: Maria Fourkiller-Raby, Braylon James, Mahala Allison, Zechariah Maney, Katherine Armachain, Autumn Greene, Mason Long, Keneil Saunooke, Emma Taylor, Kaden Trantham, William More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Big Y Community named a Community of Promise; other tribal communities honored

Big Y members, left to right, Tara Reed Cooper, Charlotte George, Trudy Crowe, and Brianna Lambert are shown being presented the Communities of Promise award by Lumpy Lambert, Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Cherokee Elementary School Honor Rolls (3rd-5th) – 1st Nine Weeks

  3rd Grade Principal’s Honor Roll: Aliyah Watty, Darien Jenkins, Drake Cruz, Jessica Arsana, John Calvin Gloyne, Laylah Thompson, Thomas Levi Smith, Zoe De Los Reyes A Honor Roll: Kahmera Pheasant B Honor More...