EDITORIAL: A vibrant economy needs business and community engagement

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   People love Cherokee, North Carolina, and many people call and come to the Boundary looking for ways to make a connection with the people, culture, and history of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. We have thousands of people who come from surrounding counties who buy their meals, sundries, shoes, More...

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By Scott On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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LETTER: Tribal member upset with media ban

  Dear Editor: On April 5, the vote taken in Tribal Council to ban all outside media is quite disturbing; all council members voted for the ban except for one.  With that action, every one of us had our constitutional More...

By Scott On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: The natural attraction of Cherokee

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   It is easy to take the place you live for granted. I have lived in the mountains of western North Carolina most of my life. As a good friend and former coworker More...

By Scott On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Freedom of speech takes a step backward

  By CHEROKEE ONE FEATHER EDITORIAL BOARD   The cause of a free and open press took a hit last week, albeit a symbolic one, in the Tribal Council Chambers on Thursday, April 5. A member of the press, Holly More...

By Scott On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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COMMENTARY: Cultural appropriation and commercialism….issue

Observations and random thoughts Vol. 2018 1.5   By WILLIAM LEDFORD   I want to start this edition with my best wishes to the family of Dr. Wolfe who has walked on.  He was a Cherokee National treasure. More...

By Scott On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Tribal member gets candid about election experiences

  Note: One Feather staff sat down recently with Mary “Missy” Crowe, an EBCI tribal member from the Yellowhill Community, who wished to express her thoughts and experiences with the tribal election process.  More...

By Scott On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Representing all the people

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   I have heard Tribal Council and community members discuss the possibility of one person, one vote in tribal government for many years. It is a topic of discussion More...

By Scott On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thank you youth for courteous treatment

  Several months ago, I had surgery on my knee and during that time I was debilitated, it was necessary for me to use a walker.  Being an avid sports fan, I started attending basketball events at the high More...

By Scott On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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LETTER: Tribe should capitalize on Cherokee Bottled Water enterprise

  Isn’t it ironic how tribal leaders, and members alike, still seem to struggle with ideas of ways that would best benefit our Tribe when it comes to diversification of our business interest? Especially when More...

By Scott On Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Living in dependence

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   I am a student of government. I hate politics, but I gravitate to discussion of public issues, and one leads to the other. The Jackson County Board of Commissioners More...