EDITORIAL: Road Kill

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   When it comes to crosswalk safety on the Boundary, the Tribe and Department of Transportation have made significant progress over years past. Fresh stripes have been painted on those crosswalks in many places and bright neon signs are increasingly being placed at the crosswalks. The Chief’s office More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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COMMENTARY: Find your own ocean…and, make it crab-free

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF Parts of this column occur many miles off of the Qualla Boundary (aka Cherokee Indian Reservation), but the sentiments very much apply. Years ago, we took my daughter More...

By Scott On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Loving the land, water, and wind

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   We are blessed to live in some of the most beautiful land in the world. Next to our people, it is our most valuable and cherished resource. The Qualla Boundary consists More...

By Scott On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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COMMENTARY: It’s a brand New Year, hope it ain’t the same as the old year….

  Observations and random thoughts 21.2   By WILLIAM LEDFORD   It’s a brand new year, 2018. I was thinking about a many things the other day and came to a realization. I wish I had some Minions. More...

By Scott On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Right to privacy and responsibility for transparency

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   The wife and I use an app (short for application-you know, those little do-dads on your phone that make life “interesting”) called Life360. It basically More...

By Scott On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Standing your ground on the backs of your constituency

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   At midnight, Saturday morning, the U.S. Congress could not come together on a federal budget which has resulted in a “shutdown” of “non-essential” government More...

By Scott On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: The right to speak your mind – What are you doing with it?

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians recognizes and respects the civil rights of its enrolled members. The Federal Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968, 25 USC 1302, More...

By Scott On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: The war of words

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   I shot an arrow into the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where; For, so swiftly it flew, the sight Could not follow it in its flight. I breathed a song More...

By Scott On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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EDITORIAL: What a year this has been

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   As we kiss 2017 a fond goodbye, we remember one of the most eventful years in tribal history. Our community has been on a roller coaster ride of emotion from incredible More...

By Scott On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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EDITORIAL: One meaningful gift you could give for your family this Christmas

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   “Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole.” – Clarence the Angel in the 1946 More...