EDITORIAL: Scandalous behavior

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   When we are children, it comes naturally to point fingers, mainly if we can’t get things to go the way we want them to or if we feel we are going to be blamed for a bad outcome. “He did it, no she did it!” conversations come as naturally as “Hi mommy; hi daddy.” We are great More...

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By Scott On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Tribal Archives should be fast-tracked

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   My daughter was in the second grade when the deadline passed for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to have a Tribal Archives facility constructed.  She is More...

By Scott On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: It takes much work, dedication to be Miss Cherokee

  By ANGELA GUNTER BIRDTOWN COMMUNITY   My name is Angela Lambert Gunter.  I am a member of the Birdtown Community, and I am the proud mother of four children, two step children, and 11 grandchildren.  More...

By Scott On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Please curb use of the term ‘addict’

  By JEREMY WILSON WOLFTOWN TRIBAL COUNCIL REP.   Recently, I made a post in regards to our syringe exchange program, and I was respectfully corrected when using the term “addict”. I removed that word More...

By Scott On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Azure has a blue-eyed camel named Clyde

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Some call it a party game because their first encounter with the test might be at a social event. Some see it as a part of training because that is where they first More...

By Scott On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Traditional plant gathering, growing is good for the entire community  

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Since time immemorial, Cherokee people have harvested traditional plants, such as sochan and ramps, from the beautiful mountains in western North Carolina.  Over More...

By Scott On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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EDITORIAL: Time to retool the rules

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Our law is frequently adjusted. Every two years a new set of government representatives adds, deletes, and amends our laws. That is their job, their responsibility. More...

By Scott On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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The One Feather welcomes cartoonist Jake Swimmer

  Jake Swimmer is a Native American cartoonist and graphic designer and enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. His comics are motivated by the observational humor and opinions derived from More...

By Scott On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Harm reduction treads close to enabling

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   Addiction has plagued our Tribe for decades. Alcoholism has been one of our oldest battles, but certain drugs have arrived on the scene, and that has made for new More...

By Scott On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Shutdown needs to end soon

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   So much in this region and with our Tribe centers around the federal government. Just for starters, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has a highly visible presence here. More...