CIHA using rapid tests to be proactive 

  By JONAH LOSSIAH  ONE FEATHER STAFF    Dozens of cars stretched in a line to receive a COVID-19 test just three anxious days before Thanksgiving.  On Monday, Nov. 23, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority (CIHA) hosted a rapid testing event to increase testing ahead of the holiday season. These tests offer a result within 30-minutes, and More...

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By Scott On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Council approves due diligence funding for potential Indiana casino purchase 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) is looking into the possible purchase of the Caesars Southern Indiana casino.  Tribal Council approved funding during More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 12th, 2020
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EBCI breaks ground on 200-acre project in Tennessee 

  By JONAH LOSSIAH  ONE FEATHER STAFF    SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. – Leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) and Sevier County have broken ground on a new 200-acre ‘mixed-use’ development site More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
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Principal Chief’s Report for week of Nov. 9 

  By PRINCIPAL CHIEF RICHARD G. SNEED    I consider it an honor to serve as Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI).  I am privileged to work on numerous projects and initiatives More...

By Scott On Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
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EBCI, CCS to maintain modified operations

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will be entering its fifth week of a ‘modified operational plan’, maintaining working from home for most tribal More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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Wolftown mother, daughter discuss their bout with COVID-19 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    For one mother and daughter from the Wolftown Community, their bouts with COVID-19 were challenging.  Kayla Arch and her daughter, Genevieve Raya, both members More...

By Scott On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Council passes public mask mandate  

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has seen a surge of COVID-19 cases in October, and Tribal Council has taken action passing a public mask mandate.  More...

By Scott On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Tribe takes a step forward on medical marijuana  

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Medical marijuana (also known as medical cannabis) has been a topic of discussion within the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) for the past five years.  More...

By Scott On Friday, October 30th, 2020
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Wolftown Gym to be re-named in memory of “Kool-Aide” Queen

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Wolftown Gym is being re-named in memory of a long-time employee of Cherokee Recreation and a man known as a gentle giant on the Qualla Boundary.  Tribal More...

By Scott On Friday, October 30th, 2020
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Transportation Center to be re-named in honor of Littlejohn 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Cherokee Transportation Center, which houses EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) Public Transit and the Cherokee Dept. of Transportation, is being re-named More...