Signs unveiled officially naming Beloved Man Dr. Jerry Wolfe Highway

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   A sign was unveiled on the warm summer afternoon of Tuesday, July 27 designating a stretch of US 441 from Exit 74 to the intersection of N.C. 19 as the Beloved Man Dr. Jerry Wolfe Highway.  The N.C. Board of Transportation approved the designation in December 2020 in a resolution that states, “Dr. More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
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COVID-19 cases increasing again in Cherokee

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   After several months of very low case counts of COVID-19 being reported by the EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) Joint Information Center (JIC), the Tribe More...

By Scott On Sunday, July 25th, 2021
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Tribes enter into MOA with Western Carolina Univ. for language preservation

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   A little more than two years after the three federally recognized tribes of Cherokee people declared a state of emergency for the Cherokee language, a new agreement More...

By Scott On Monday, July 19th, 2021
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‘We are opening face-to-face’: CCS preps for fall semester

  By JONAH LOSSIAH One Feather Staff   Cherokee Central Schools (CCS) will be returning to full numbers starting Monday, Aug. 9. In the CCS Board of Education meeting on Thursday, July 15, Superintendent More...

By Scott On Tuesday, July 13th, 2021
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Tribal Council tables land purchase in Cherokee County

  By JONAH LOSSIAH One Feather Staff   A land acquisition deal for a 142-acre property in Cherokee County was tabled for further discussion at the Thursday, July 8 Tribal Council session. The purchase More...

By Scott On Saturday, July 10th, 2021
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EBCI photographers featured in The 400 Years Project

  By SHEYAHSHE LITTLEDAVE Special to the One Feather   The 400 Years Project is a new photography collective designed to showcase Native American life through the lens of Native photographers. Created More...

By Scott On Friday, July 9th, 2021
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Same-sex marriage ordinance again dies in Council without consideration

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   The issue of same-sex marriage was discussed during the regular session of Tribal Council on Thursday, July 8, but legislation submitted to make it a reality died More...

By Scott On Thursday, July 8th, 2021
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Alcohol referendums to be included in September’s General Election

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   Voters of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will once again take to the polls to decide the extent of alcohol sales on tribal trust lands.  Three referendum More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
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45th Annual Eastern Band Cherokee Pow Wow winners list

  Rick Bottchenbaugh, an elder of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians from the Big Cove Community, dances at the 45th Annual Eastern Band Cherokee Pow Wow on Friday, July 2 at the Acquoni Expo Center. He took More...

By Scott On Monday, June 28th, 2021
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How the Buc-ee’s partnership shapes the Exit 407 project

  By JONAH LOSSIAH One Feather Staff   Bu-cee’s, a chain of travel centers and gas stations, has officially engaged in a partnership with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. On Tuesday, June 22, a More...