COMMENTARY: Observations and random thoughts 22.2, New business and Festivus

  By WILLIAM LEDFORD   Seems there’s never a dull moment these days. In Washington, DC, aka Trumpville, or the Trumpkin Patch, it’s become obvious that the circus ain’t gonna leave town until people actually realize the big orange guy really has no clue and even though somebody might be offering one, he ain’t listening. For his first More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Visitor surprised at Drama changes

  I came to Cherokee again after 10 years on July 29, 2017, not to see Harrah’s and all its “gilded cages”, but to expose my soul and spirit to the extremely unjust, raw and emotional upheaval More...

By Scott On Monday, July 31st, 2017

Tribal member frustrated with housing issues

  I am writing this in regards to roadblocks I’ve been running into concerning the land transfers.  I started the procedure to have property transferred to me last fall.  It has been almost a year now, More...

By Scott On Friday, July 28th, 2017

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Thank you for Council Debate support

  On July 13, 20, and 27, the Cherokee One Feather conducted it first series of Tribal Council candidate debates. All candidates were invited to participate in the debate series. Public advertisements for the More...

By Scott On Friday, July 28th, 2017

EDITORIAL: When you say “Bud”, you have said it all

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   There is a harsh reality when it comes to alcohol consumption.  Teetotalers are fast becoming a minority. While overall drinking, as measured by Organization for More...

By Scott On Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Editorial Board decides to stop arrest report publication

  (Note: This is a memorandum that was sent to Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed on Thursday, July 20 in response to his memorandum to the Editorial Board with subject line: Mugshots.”   The Editorial More...

By Scott On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

LETTER: Visitor displeased with Cherokee

  I was there on vacation this past week, and I have been there many times before.  I’d have to say the place is going downhill.  Fishing in tribal waters was unlike I’ve ever experienced; next to nothing, More...

By Scott On Monday, July 24th, 2017

EDITORIAL: More than just fishing

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   I remember from a very early age the times I spent with my grandfather on the riverbanks of western North Carolina. He showed me how to bait a hook with corn, worms, More...

By Scott On Friday, July 21st, 2017

COMMENTARY: Birdtown Rep. explains Power to the People vote

  My decision regarding the Power to the People resolution presented to tribal council has caused some questions in the community. I would like to take this opportunity to explain my decision regarding this More...

By Scott On Monday, July 17th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Pondering the weight while we wait

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   “A Tribal census, for the purpose of determining the weight of the vote to be cast by each Council member, shall be conducted prior to the 1981 Tribal election More...