EDITORIAL: Grave condition  

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   I like walking through cemeteries. I even have books on the subject, ranging from the significance of certain markings on tombstones to the different styles and shapes of markers to the various sentiments and histories that are written on the faces of the stones. I find that there is no better source More...

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By Scott On Monday, May 14th, 2018

LETTER: Tribal member not happy with Town Hall time

  Note: This letter is in regards to the Town Hall meeting for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians set for Tuesday, May 15 at 5:30pm.  Why so early?  Snowbird and Cherokee County has a long way to travel.  More...

By Scott On Monday, May 7th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Why is access so important?

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   We consider ourselves to be a sovereign nation. We take pride in the fact that we have a government separate from the municipalities around us, and the state and More...

By Scott On Monday, April 30th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Lies we tell ourselves about off-Boundary voting         

MOVE ON: Illustration from Harper’s weekly dated April 22, 1871. During this time in America, Natives Americans didn’t have the right to vote and were not recognized as citizens. Described as “A policeman More...

By Scott On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

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 More...

By Scott On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...