North Carolina Chief Justice visits Cherokee

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Cheri Beasley, Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, toured several facilities in Cherokee on Monday, Jan. 13 Beasley, who is approaching her first full year as Chief Justice, said that she has been very happy to be in Cherokee. Cheri Beasley, Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, More...

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By Scott On Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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Council approves term limits for TGC and TCGE boards 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Following a lengthy debate during its regular session on Thursday, Jan. 9, Tribal Council approved term limits for the TGC (Tribal Gaming Commission) and TCGE More...

By Scott On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Tribe pays ransom as work continues in rebuilding of the network

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR    The Tribal IT Department of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) and the many tribal programs are still dealing with the aftermath of a network cyber-attack More...

By Scott On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Tribe proposing casino in southwestern Virginia 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed announced plans on Tuesday, Jan. 7 for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) to develop a casino as part of development More...

By Scott On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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Motion brought forth to reopen Long’s detention hearing

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Tribal Court was brought to order just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8 to hear motions brought forth by the defensive attorney of Benjamin Cody Long. It is the More...

By Scott On Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
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Bill to place lands in Tennessee into trust passes House 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The House of Representatives has passed legislation that would put 76 acres in east Tennessee, containing several historic sites to the Tribe, into trust for More...

By Scott On Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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Park, Tribe seeking amendments to sochan gathering agreement 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Officials from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are happy with the implementation of the sochan (Rudbeckia More...

By Scott On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
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Michael Yannette receives Frell Owl Award

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    An educator in his 33rd year of teaching received an award for those dedicated in service to Cherokee youth at the 33rd Annual Frell Owl Award Presentation.  Michael More...

By Scott On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Detention hearing held following cyber-attack

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Cherokee Tribal Court opened the detention hearing for Benjamin Cody Long on the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 10:30 a.m. The hearing came two days days after More...

By Scott On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Tribe victim of cyber-attack, suspect arrested and arraigned 

  By JONAH LOSSIAH and SCOTT MCKIE B.P.  ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) was the victim of a large cyber-attack on Sunday, Dec. 8, and a suspect was arrested and arraigned More...