Richard French – Big Cove Tribal Council Member (Incumbent candidate)

  Reason to run: In 2015, I ran for Tribal Council because I wanted to put government back on the side of the people; and I still believe that today. Over the past two years, I have kept myself busy fighting for Big Cove families and voting for a better future for all of us. Working together, we created the per capita loan program which helps More...

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By Scott On Monday, August 14th, 2017

Sharri Pheasant – Vice Chief candidate

  Siyo Nigada, My name is Sharri Pheasant. I am a member of the Bird Clan. I was raised in the Big Cove and Snowbird Communities. I am the daughter of the late Allene Ledford Watty and the late Charles Pheasant. More...

By Scott On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Boyd Owle – Birdtown Tribal Council candidate

  Greetings Dear Birdtown Registered Voter, My name is Boyd Owle and I am running for 2017 Birdtown Tribal Council. Running for Tribal Council has always been an aspiration of mine and I feel now is a great More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Larry Blythe – Cherokee County-Snowbird Tribal Council candidate

  Shiyo Snowbird and Cherokee County. My name is Larry Blythe and I am running for the office of Tribal Council Representative for our community. It would be an honor to serve again on our Tribal Council as More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Sasha McCoy-Watty – Birdtown School Board candidate

  Shiyo Everyone!  My name is Sasha McCoy-Watty and I am excited to be a candidate for the office of Birdtown/3200 Acre Tract School Board. First, I would like to tell you a little about myself.  I am the More...

By Scott On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Lavita Hill – Big Cove Tribal Council candidate

  Si yo.  My name is Lavita Hill and I am seeking a seat as Tribal Council representative for the Big Cove/Tow String Community.  My parents are Barbara Sequoyah Hill and Sylvester “Sonny” Hill, my maternal More...

By Scott On Friday, May 26th, 2017

Lisa Taylor – Painttown Tribal Council candidate

  My name is Lisa Taylor.  I am the daughter of Frank and Charlotte Taylor. I’m a lifelong resident of the Painttown Community.  My parents taught me the importance of Jesus Christ, work ethics, community More...

By Scott On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Charles Penick – Yellowhill Tribal Council candidate

  Siyo, and thank you for this opportunity to introduce myself as a Candidate for Yellowhill Tribal Council to you and once again to Yellowhill Community voters and interested Tsalagi people of the other communities More...

By Scott On Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Damian Solis – Big Cove Tribal Council candidate

  Si-yo, my name is Damian Solis; I am a candidate for the seat of Big Cove Council representative.  My wife Chasity and I have two sons Nicholai and Nathaniel with one more son on the way. My parents are More...

By Scott On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Melissa Smith – Birdtown School Board candidate

  Birdtown and 3200 Acre Tract Community Members, Hello, my name is Melissa Smith.  I am the daughter of Kathie McCoy and granddaughter of the late Russell and Emmaline Walkingstick McCoy, all of the Birdtown More...