Cherokee Clubs/Organizations

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Community Club Meetings

Big Y Community Club meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6pm at the Big Y Community Building.  For information on renting the building for your special occasion, call Brianna Lambert 788-3308.  The rental fee is $75 and $25 will be returned after cleaning.


Big Cove Community Club meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the Big Cove Rec. Center.  Info: Chairman Butch Hill 497-7309, Vice Chairman Joe Red Cloud 269-6130, Secretary Lavita Hill 736-3126, or Treasurer Lisa Hardesty 788-1646


Birdtown Community Club meets the last Thursday of each month at 6pm at the Birdtown Community Building.  Potluck starts at 5:30pm, meeting starts at 6pm.  Chairman: Stephan Watty, Vice Chairman: Kallup McCoy, Treasurer: Deb Slee.  Secretary: Sasha Watty.  The community building is currently not available for rent.


Paint Town Community Club meets the last Monday of each month at 5:30pm at the new Painttown Gym.  Info: Lula Jackson 736-1511, Lois Dunston 736-3230, Abe Queen (Free Labor) 269-8110, Jennifer Jackson (building rental) 269-7702


Snowbird Community Club meets the first Tuesday of each month or the Tuesday before the Tribal Council meeting.  Info:  Roger Smoker, chairman, (828) 479-8678 or (828) 361-3278,


Wolftown Community Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm at the Wolftown Community Club Building.  Info:  Tuff Jackson, chairman, 788-4088


Yellowhill Community Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm at the Yellowhill Activity Center unless it’s a holiday.  Info:  Bo Lossiah 508-1781, Lloyd Arneach 269-6498, Reuben Teesatuskie (building rental) 497-2043


Community Groups 

Big Y Archery Club meets every Tuesday at 7:30pm at the Big Y Community Club Building. Indoor targets and 3D game targets available. This is free of charge to all and everyone is welcome. Instruction is available.

Constitution Committee meets on Monday from 6 -8pm at the Shawn Blanton EOC Building in the IT Conference room.  All are welcome to attend. Info:  Lloyd Arneach 269-6498, Bo Lossiah 508-1781

Support Groups

Cherokee Living Well with Diabetes Talking Circle. This group, for community members with diabetes or pre-diabetes and their family and friends, meets at Tsali Manor on the third Friday of each month from 12-1pm. Info: Nilofer Couture, MPH, RD, LDN, CDE, 497-9163 ext. 6459 or


AA and NA meetings in Cherokee. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Tuesdays at 7pm at Cherokee Indian Hospital (CIH), Saturdays at 10am at CIH conference room. Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Mondays at 8pm at CIH, Thursdays at 8pm at CIH, Fridays at 7pm at CIH ence room


Analenisgi Recovery Center weekly class schedule
Monday: Community Culture 11:15am – 12:30pm; Stressed No More 2-3pm; Nar-Anon 6-7pm (1st and 3rd Mondays); CoDA 6-7pm (2nd and 4th Mondays)
Tuesday: Recovery Thru Art 8:45-9:45am; Healthy Relationships 11am – 12pm; Employment Workshop Series 11am – 12pm (2nd Tuesday); Family Support Skills 1-2pm; Surviving Emotions 2-3pm
Wednesday: Managing “Monkey Mind” 10-11am; Recovery is Happening Now 11am – 12pm; My Self, My Boundaries 2-3:30pm; Family Support Skills 5-6pm; HIV/AIDS/Hep C Support Group 5:45-6:45pm (2nd and 4th Wednesdays)
Thursday: Life Recovery Bible Class 9-10am; Connections with Brene’ Brown 10-11am; Managing “Monkey Mind” 11am – 12pm; Improve Self-Esteem 1-2:30pm
Friday: Recovery Thur Art 9:30-11am and 11am – 12pm; Cherokee Language Class 1-2:30pm
Info: 497-9163 ext. 7550


CIHA Bariatric Support Groups meet every second Tuesday of the month at Snowbird Clinic from 11am – 12pm (Chrystal Frank) and every second Thursday of the month at Cherokee Indian Hospital from 12-1pm (Nilofer Couture).  Groups are led by registered dietitians.  Info: CIHA Nutrition Dept. 497-9163 ext. 6459


Cherokee Cancer Support Group meets the first Thursday of each month at Betty’s Place at 40 Goose Creek Road.  A pot luck is held at 5:30pm, and the meeting is open to all.  Betty’s Place is also open Monday – Friday 10am – 2pm and provides counseling and support services to cancer patients that may include supplies, travel, and meals.  Info: 497-0788