COMMENTARY: Are you ready for some football?

Observations and random thoughts. Volume 25.1.   By WILLIAM LEDFORD   I pride myself on having an excellent sense of humor. Whether anyone else agrees is beside the point, opinions are like a certain point of anatomy, but I have to say this, I just don’t get the joke. Can someone please explain to me how immature juvenile statements and More...

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By Scott On Monday, October 9th, 2017

EDITORIAL: A long way to go and a short time to get there

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   After many years of prioritizing and then putting to the back burner the need for an overhaul of the Cherokee Code, Tribal Council voted last month to assemble a More...

By Scott On Monday, October 2nd, 2017

EDITORIAL: A worthless employee?

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Stuart: “I am afraid you couldn’t be more wrong” Sheldon: “’More wrong?’ ‘Wrong’ is an absolute state and is not subject to gradation.” Stuart: More...

By Scott On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

LETTER: Reader opposes Lumbee recognition efforts

  The Lumbee Tribe’s petition for federal status is a forest with no trees.  That group of non-profit organization people is not a historical native first nations tribal community.  Anyone supporting that More...

By Scott On Monday, September 25th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Lip readers needed

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Roughly a year ago, I brought up the subject of public documents and the need to have accurate records of our Tribal Council sessions and truly any official government More...

By Scott On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

LETTER: Big Cove representative says farewell, thank you

  PROUD: Big Cove Rep. Teresa McCoy (left), shown with then-Tribal Council Chairperson Terri Henry, holds the flag of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians prior to it being raised during the Tri-Council Meeting More...

By Scott On Monday, September 18th, 2017

LETTER: Tribal elder addresses safety concerns

  Dear Editor, The cell tower. We have one overlooking Wagon Wheel Gap Road and what I wonder is why it has no light? There are planes. Maybe I’m jumping to conclusions. I think this needs to be remedied More...

By Scott On Monday, September 11th, 2017

EDITORIAL: The people have spoken

  (Note: This editorial was edited on Tuesday, Sept. 12 with new vote participation figures.)  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Tribal midterm election day has come and gone. Like the federal government More...

By Scott On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

EDITORIAL: September 11 and relevance of symbols

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   We are approaching another anniversary of a tragic event in America’s history. The attack in 2001 cost the lives of 2,996 people and wounded 6,000 more. The immediate More...

By Scott On Thursday, August 31st, 2017

COMMENTARY: The fun never stops…issue

  Observations and random thoughts Vol. 24.1   By WILLIAM LEDFORD It’s a new week, the eclipse is over, the frog swallowed then regurgitated the sun and the fun never ceases in Washington. Our beloved More...