Hospital inviting community to Crisis Stabilization Unit groundbreaking

  Cherokee Indian Hospital will be hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for the Crisis Stabilization Unit on Wednesday, April 24 at 2 p.m. at the old hospital site. The Crisis Stabilization Unit will be a locked facility that will serve community members, ages 18 and up, including involuntary commitments, patients with serious and persistent mental More...

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By Scott On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Beloved Women Committee develops guidelines for titles

The late Beloved Woman Amanda Swimmer (left) addresses Tribal Council following being bestowed with the titled in February 2018 as her great granddaughter, then-Junior Miss Cherokee Dvdaya Swimmer, looks on and More...

By Scott On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Pipestem named a Running Strong Dreamstarter

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Parrish Pipestem, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, is one of 10 people to receive a 2019-20 Dreamstarter grant from the Running Strong for American More...

By Scott On Friday, March 8th, 2019
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Qualla Boundary Historical Society update

  Ethlyn Conseen is shown at the first location of the Qualla Co-op. (Photo courtesy of the Qualla Boundary Historical Society) The Qualla Boundary Historical Society was formed on March 27, 2014 at the Qualla More...

By Scott On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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AISES Leadership Summit coming to Cherokee

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Cherokee will be a focal point for discussions on science and engineering in Indian Country as over 300 students and leaders will attend the annual American Indian More...

By Scott On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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EBCI tribal members named to fall academic honor lists

  The following members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians were named to the Dean’s List at institutions of higher learning for the Fall 2018 semester: Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College Levi More...

By Scott On Friday, February 8th, 2019
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Personnel needs dominate School Board meeting

  By ROBERT JUMPER  ONE FEATHER EDITOR    In attendance at the Monday, Feb. 4 Cherokee Central Schools School Board meeting were Chairperson Charlotte Saunooke; Vice Chairperson Gloria Griffin; Jennifer More...

By Scott On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Lambert, Ledford win top Cherokee Indian Hospital Awards

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Cynthia Lambert and Amanda Ledford took home the top two honors at the annual Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority (CIHA) Awards ceremony on the morning of Wednesday, More...

By Scott On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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McSwain and Walkingstick achieve National Board Certification

Cherokee Central Schools School Board recognized two outstanding teachers at their school board meeting on Monday, Feb. 4. Michelle McSwain, second from left, and Jonnie Walkingstick, sixth from right, achieved More...

By Scott On Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

  Mellie Burns (standing center), EBCI Public Health and Human Services Children’s Dental Program, shows first grade students at Cherokee Elementary School about proper dental health through a role-playing More...