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 who trusted her health care provider. She never questioned or asked for a second opinion, even after she had communicated her conditions More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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LETTER: Healing and Wellness Coalition dissolving

  To the Cherokee people: The Healing and Wellness Coalition was started in 2002.  It has been an unforgettable journey that we have traveled in the interest of healing and wellness among the Cherokee people More...

By Scott On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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EDITORIAL – Taking it out on your pet

  By ROBERT JUMPER  ONE FEATHER EDITOR    I am a dog lover. Specifically, chihuahuas. For 27 years, the pitter patter of little feet has been that of doggy feet in the Jumper household. I would never More...

By Scott On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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One Feather responds to prosecutor’s comments

  During the Emergency Town Hall meeting, Tribal Prosecutor Cody White made the following statement,  “Speaking to the dismissals, I know that the One Feather, everyone sees the dismissals. That’s not More...

By Scott On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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LETTER: Agrees with editorial about healing from drug abuse

  I read and reread your moving article, “Fresh Red Clay” (written by Robert Jumper, One Feather editor, for the July 12 paper).  I too have pondered the high numbers of young deaths reported in the Cherokee More...

By Scott On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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COMMENTARY: Nobel Peace Prize

  Observations and random thoughts Vol. 1.6 (2018)   By WILLIAM LEDFORD   Observation: Jay Z and Beyonce are basically the Sonny and Cher of the music world now…or, the Captain and Tennille. Seems More...

By Scott On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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LETTER: Tribal member waiting on sidewalk

  We’re still waiting for the sidewalk we were promised.  Amanda (Swimmer) has pleaded safety for the students with no results.  What is the problem?  The bridge could be a shade farther down on the land.  More...

By Scott On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Fresh red clay

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   I have found the cemeteries are some of the most interesting and thought-provoking places that a person can spend time. I have walked several in our community, state, More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: No one stands alone

  By ROBERT JUMPER  ONE FEATHER EDITOR    We are a strong nation of Cherokee people. Our Chiefs and Tribal Council members are the custodians of the people, controlling the purse strings and the function More...

By Scott On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Humanity as a commodity

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   I was privileged to participate in a presentation regarding human trafficking a few weeks ago, and the statistics were alarming. Slavery has been an issue throughout More...