COMMENTARY: Cherokee language has become a novelty

  Shi-yo  Ni-ga-da, It is the start of another school year. Every year, we send our kids to schools, private and public, to learn so they will be articulate and literate in this modern world. Every year, high schools graduate seniors and elementary schools welcome new fledglings. But, every year as kids begin their journeys to articulation and More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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LETTER: Tribal member disagrees with contribution to football stadium

  The recent decision made by Tribal Council to make a one-time contribution to Graham County Schools in the amount of $100,000 shows just how much further we have to go as a Tribe.  The understanding is that More...

By Scott On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Couple enjoyed Fire Mountain Trail

  I just want to say that my wife and I had a great time this past week in Cherokee, what a beautiful place! We really enjoyed riding our bikes on the Fire Mountain trail system. You do a wonderful job keeping More...

By Scott On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wants sports gaming

  The estimate given in the One Feather was $250,000,000. Not a small chunk of change by any measure. Enormous as that number seems, would you believe that, that number, was just a small fraction of the money More...

By Scott On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Please don’t stand so close to me.

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   We are all wondering what happened to our world. On a planet that is more connected than ever before, we deal daily with the aftermath of actions taken because members More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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Joshua “Josh” Littlejohn – obituary

  Joshua “Josh” Littlejohn, age 39, passed away after an extended illness on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, with his loving family and friends by his side. He is survived by his beloved daughter, Tehya; his mother, More...

By Scott On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Safety first for the trout derby

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   For the first time in its 17-year history, the Talking Trees Children’s Fishing Derby was postponed. On the Thursday before the derby, the river was swollen More...

By Scott On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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LETTER: Cherokee veteran thanks Cherokee Indian Hospital

  Recently, I had a three-day stay in the Cherokee Indian Hospital at Cherokee.  Even though I was very sick, this experience was a high water mark for me. I am now 93-years-old and a World War II Veteran.  More...

By Scott On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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EDITORIAL – The Downtown Motor Speedway

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   It’s not a secret. It has been discussed in the Tribal Council Chambers and by the water cooler ad nauseam. People are driving too fast, ignoring speed limit More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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COMMENTARY: No word for goodbye

  By RENISSA MCLAUGHLIN   When my sister was diagnosed with cancer, we felt we had time. Time to…ensure our moments together were meaningful. It was a short six months. My sister was a quiet person More...