EDITORIAL: Open letter to candidates and voters

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   “Politicking was not to my liking. I had spent my lifetime giving and taking orders, where everyone was treated in like manner, where no special favoritism could be shown. I did have friends out there where the voters were, and I met many fine people, but like (a friend) would say to me in later years, More...

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By Scott On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Money is only a useful tool in our lives

  MYRA D. COLGATE CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   It is the love of money that can actually set up a wrong relationship with money.  Money is only to be thought of as a useful tool in our lives.   More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Let’s talk about the Oliphant in the room

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   This commentary isn’t about the mythical creature from Tolkien stories but a landmark federal case that has adversely affected tribal communities for decades.  More...

By Scott On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: The Lord’s Discipline

  By MYRA D. COLGATE CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   “Keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, for the joy set out for him, he endured the cross, disregarding its More...

By Scott On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Is this seat taken?

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Filing has closed for Tribal Council, Executive Office, and School Board candidates. I have very high praise for the Election Board and staff for the transparency More...

By Scott On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Allison deserves a memorial as well

  On April 14, it will have been four years since my son, Brad Allison, was killed in the line of duty in service to his community while employed by the Cherokee Department of Transportation.  So far, I know More...

By Scott On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Let’s use this election to get a fresh start

  Dear Friends, I first heard word encouraging me to run for Chief a year ago in January 2018.  It is a great honor to be considered. I have always enjoyed meeting with people, making new friends, and being More...

By Scott On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Back to nature

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Because we live here and are around it all the time, we take the natural beauty and untouched wilderness for granted. There are many places throughout our country More...

By Scott On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Jesus is the chief cornerstone

  By MYRA D. COLGATE CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH      So this is what the Sovereign Lord says: “See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation, the More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Enrollment records could be used for census

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The last official census of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians was conducted in 2001.  The next one was supposed to have been conducted ten years later in 2011, More...