COMMENTARY: A stolen legacy, 72 years of 0ppression

By ANILE LOCUST United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians elder   This is in response to the editorial that was published in the July 20-26 edition of the Cherokee One Feather, “What’s in a name? We should be the Eastern Cherokee Nation”. Your words are well...
COMMENTARY: Paying attention to the lynchpins.

COMMENTARY: Paying attention to the lynchpins.

By ROBERT JUMPER One Feather Editor   It doesn’t matter if you are doing a gigantic, multimillion-dollar project or a relatively small event, neglecting the details of planning can be costly and even result in critical failure. What may seem to be a small cog in...
COMMENTARY: You are banished…or are you?

COMMENTARY: You are banished…or are you?

By ROBERT JUMPER One Feather Editor   “The Tribe hereby declares that the power to exclude is an inherent and essential part of Tribal sovereignty. It is indispensable to the Tribe’s autonomy and self-governance. Further, it is a natural right of the members of...