Cherokee School Board’s first meeting of 2019

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Cherokee School Board meetings are open to the public and routinely occur on the first and third Mondays of each month. The School Board met for its first regular meeting of the new year on Monday, Jan. 6. In attendance were School Board Chairwoman Charlotte Saunooke, John (Dick) Crowe, Jennifer Thompson, More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
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Day One fitness event focuses on recovery, health, and wellness

Jama Anders (standing), Crossfit 2232 owner, explains various exercises to participants at the Day One event held at his gym on the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 1. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)   By SCOTT More...

By Scott On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Long named Frell Owl Award winner

Greg Owle (left), Cherokee Boys Club general manager, presents the 32rd Annual Frell Owl Award to Isaac “Ike” Long during the annual awards banquet held at the Chestnut Tree Inn on the morning of Wednesday, More...

By Scott On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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WCU holds two commencements to honor fall class, summer graduates

Graduating student Driver Blythe, an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, delivers the primary address at the commencement for WCU’s College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education and Allied More...

By Scott On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Letters to Santa from Cherokee Elementary School students

  Following are letters to Santa from students at Cherokee Elementary:    I would a blue bike, new camo shirt and a black truck. I could use a 4-wheeler pack too. I like your nice white beard. How many More...

By Scott On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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CFWNC awards Educational Grants to Swain County High School

  The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina announced recently two grants totaling $1,600 for Swain County High School from the Learning Links grant program, which provide local teachers with funding More...

By Scott On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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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 More...

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...