Joy Harjo named Nation’s 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry

  Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced on Wednesday, June 19 the appointment of Joy Harjo as the nation’s 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2019-2020. Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, will take up her duties in the fall, opening the Library’s annual literary season on Sept. 19 with a reading of her work in the More...

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By Scott On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Los Moralitos Circus bringing a family tradition to Cherokee

  BY JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   To say that the circus is a family tradition for the Vazquez family would be an understatement. Jonathon Vazquez, whose Los Moralitos Circus is coming to Cherokee More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Hill to receive Ucross Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The fall 2019 recipient of the Ucross Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists is a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI).  Noted EBCI multi-media More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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BOOK REVIEW: “Sovereign Entrepreneurs” sets the groundwork for Native entrepreneurs

  By SABRINA ARCH   “Sovereign Entrepreneurs, Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty”, written by Courtney Lewis, is a must read for anyone that has a business or is More...

By Scott On Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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Fariello receives Lifetime Achievement Award

  Author and curator Anna Fariello was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Folk Art Center during the annual meeting of the Southern Highland Craft Guild recently. (Photo contributed) Author and curator More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Cherokee Bluegrass Festival set for June 6-8

  Special to the One Feather   The Grascals Adams Bluegrass, LLC, has announced that the Cherokee Bluegrass Festival will be held at Happy Holiday RV Village and Campground at 1553 Wolfetown Road in Cherokee.  More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Michigan metal band coming back to Cherokee for show

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Michigan-based heavy metal band Heartsick will return to Cherokee to headline a five-band show next month.  Heartsick, fresh off their sophomore album release More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Cherokee Performing Arts taking risks with “Into the Woods”

The Cherokee Performing Arts program is presenting “Into the Woods” at the Chief Joyce Dugan Cultural Arts Center from May 2-5. Shown, left to right, in the Center with some of the set design are Marianna Hornbuckle, More...

By Scott On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Foerst admitted to prestigious WCU musical theater program

Brennen Foerst, center, a 2018 graduate of Cherokee High School, has been admitted to the prestigious Western Carolina University (WCU) musical theater program for the fall semester. He signed a letter of intent More...

By Scott On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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ZZ Top to play Harrah’s Cherokee

  ZZ Top will play Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center on Friday, Oct. 11.  Tickets go on sale at http://ticketmaster.com on Friday, April 12. Formed in Houston, Texas in 1969, ZZ TOP lay undisputed More...