5-year Tribal Health Assessment presented at Health Board

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   EBCI Public Health & Human Services Secretary Vickie Bradley presented the 2018 Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Health Assessment (THA), which came out last month, at the Health Board meeting held on Wednesday, July 17.  As part of her slide presentation to the Board, she explained that More...

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By Scott On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Kituwah LLC is putting “impatient money” to good use

Hanging out a new shingle – Chrissy Arch, left, Kituwah LLC Board of Directors chairperson, and Mark Hubble, Kituwah LLC chief operating officer, stand beside the newly-erected Kituwah LLC signage. (ROBERT More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Hemp feasibility study presented to Council

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   After several years of talking about cannabis, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) is one step closer to entering the multi-billion dollar industry.  More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Tri-Council declares State of Emergency for Cherokee language 

The leaders of the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes – Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation (Okla.), and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians (Okla.) – met in a Tri-Council More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Cherokee One Feather Tribal Council Debate Series

  Following is a link to each of the videos, per EBCI Communications, for the 2019 Cherokee One Feather Tribal Council Debate Series: Birdtown: https://livestream.com/accounts/10717024/events/8723711/videos/192802952?fbclid=IwAR24DLpO-XuLfgJlf7Tgfwzgff0WGguZDSVOczK8TGD6zRwTMjD_INeMn6U   Big More...

By Scott On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Ensley, Owle final two in Vice Chief’s race

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Incumbent Vice Chief Alan B. Ensley and Jim Owle, former Tribal Council Chairman and current TCGE (Tribal Casino Gaming Enterprise) Chairperson, will oppose each More...

By Scott On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Harrah’s making progress on $250 million project

The rendering shows the $250 million expansion project currently being built at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort. (Graphic contributed)   By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Truck after truck has More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Chief Sneed responds to Sen. Burr’s “mean-spirited” op-ed

  By PRINCIPAL CHIEF RICHARD G. SNEED  EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE INDIANS    Senator Richard Burr published an op-ed in the Charlotte Observer that attacks the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the More...

By Scott On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Ray Kinsland remembered at funeral service 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    His coffin draped with the flag of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), the Tribe and community that he loved and served for over six decades – More...

By Scott On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Ray Kinsland, “Helper of Young Men”, passes away

Ray Kinsland watches closely as the Braves scrimmage Gatlinburg-Pittman (Tenn.) at Ray Kinsland Stadium on the afternoon of Aug. 14, 2014. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)     By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE More...