Cherokee Youth Council has a busy summer

  This summer has been an extremely busy time for the Cherokee Youth Council.  The members have had the opportunity to meet and interact with native youth from all over the country, and they have been able to learn about several other indigenous cultures, as well as, share some of the Cherokee culture with others. Nine of the Youth Council members More...

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By Scott On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Jones-Bowman Fellows share the history of the Cherokee with international audience

SISTER CITIES: Jones-Bowman Leadership Award Program Fellows are shown with Participants of Bridges 2018 participants at a recent event in Black Mountain. (Photo courtesy of Jones-Bowman)     The Jones-Bowman More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

VETERANS CORNER: Larry Burton Spence Sr. (U.S. Navy Ret.)

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Larry Burton Spence Sr. enlisted in the United States Navy on May 1, 1958 and went to San Diego, Calif. where, in boot camp, he became a “chow runner” More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Cherokee Indian Fair Parade route changing

  PARADE: Junior Miss Cherokee 2016-17 Alitima Perkins rides in last year’s Cherokee Indian Fair Parade. This year’s parade will have a different route than in year’s past. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Cherokee youth place at 4-H competitions

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Two Cherokee youth represented the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians well at two recent 4-H Presentation Competitions.  Kaelin Jones and Lucian Davis both placed More...

By Scott On Monday, July 30th, 2018

Summer Youth College Experience visit to Mars Hill

  SUMMER: EBCI Students Aaron Driver and Bekah Panther participate in a “trust exercise” at Mars Hill University as part of a recent Summer Youth College Experience visit to the school. (Photo by Jaime More...

By Scott On Friday, July 27th, 2018

Cooper appointed to WCU Board of Trustees

  CULLOWHEE – The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has appointed Casey Cooper, chief executive officer of Cherokee Indian Hospital, to fill an unexpired term on the Board of Trustees at Western More...

By Scott On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program expands to SCC

CSTEP: Officials from Southwestern Community College (SCC), UNC-Chapel Hill and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) recently met on SCC’s Jackson Campus to formalize their partnership on the Carolina Student More...

By Scott On Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Cherokee Gardener’s Journal: A woman’s got to know her limitations

  By JODY BRADLEY   So I’m getting older.  Who’s not?  My life changes every day in many ways. These days, I realize I need to slow down, take a break and smell the roses, or in my case, “deck More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Tribal member completes run to Oklahoma

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Kallup McCoy II left Kituwah on the morning of May 14, and a month-and-a-half and many grueling miles later, he finished his journey.  In order to raise awareness More...