Miss Cherokee report for month of July 2017

PLAY BALL: Miss Cherokee 2016-17 Amorie Gunter welcomes fans to an Atlanta Braves baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at SunTrust Park on July 18 in Atlanta. (Photo by Logan Riely/Beam Imagination/Atlanta Braves/Getty Images)   By AMORIE GUNTER MISS CHEROKEE 2016-17   Siyo! July was a very busy, fun month for me! Myself, along with the More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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BIA and Oconaluftee Job Corps strengthen partnership

  The Bureau of Indian Affairs and Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (JCCCC) signed an agreement to increase fire and non-fire training and work-based learning opportunities for students on More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Museum hosting Planetarium for month of August

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   SHOW: A planetarium dome will be set up in the Ken Blankenship Wing of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian for the month of August. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather More...

By Scott On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Cherokee Central Schools 2017-18 School Bus Routes and Schedules

  Provided by Cherokee Boys Club Bus. No. 1 (Soco) Brian Plummer Departs from Boys Club: 6:45am Morning Run: 1 – Swimmer Branch 2 – Wrights Creek Road, Swimmer Branch to Don Maney Road 3 – Tooni Branch 4 More...

By Scott On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Johnson named AISES region representative

  REPRESENTATIVE: Kayla Johnson, an EBCI tribal member and a fellow in the Jones-Bowman Leadership Award program (JBLA), has been selected to serve as the Region 7 Representative for the American Indian Science More...

By Scott On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Sequoyah Birthplace Museum begins renovations

  RENOVATIONS: The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, located in Vonore, Tenn., is set to begin renovations to their facility. (Photo courtesy of Sequoyah Birthplace Museum) VONORE, Tenn. – The Sequoyah Birthplace More...

By Scott On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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New exhibit explores history and influence of Chief Lewis Downing

  TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Lewis Downing served as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation for 15 years, following the death of Chief John Ross in 1866. A new exhibit at John Ross Museum explores the change in More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Blythe receives National Forester of the Year Award

  YAKIMA, Wash. – Larry Blythe, former Vice Chief and Cherokee Agency forester, was presented with the Earl R. Wilcox National Forester of the Year Award at a recent Intertribal Timber Council Award ceremony More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Tranter receives Cherokee Rodders scholarship

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Ryan Tranter is working towards his goal of opening his own restaurant one day.  He got some financial help towards that goal as he was awarded the Bob Smith More...

By Scott On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Art installation set up on Island

ART: A spider, made of mulberry wood and a gourd, was part of a one-day art installation by EBCI tribal member Jeff Marley and noted book and paper artist Frank Brannon. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather)   By More...