Sevierville development to feature a flagship Buc-ee’s Family Travel Center

  SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – Kituwah, LLC and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) announced on Tuesday, June 22 the first details for the 200-acre development at Exit 407 in Sevierville, Tenn. The project, previously referred to simply as Project 407, has been named “The 407: Gateway to Adventure”, and the first company that will locate in More...

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By Scott On Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Nine Cherokee cyclists return from 950-mile journey retracing northern route of Trail of Tears

  TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Nine Cherokee bicyclists who were part of the 2021 Remember the Removal Bike Ride finalized their 950-mile journey on Friday, June 18 with a homecoming ceremony in the capital city of More...

By Scott On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Construction at CCS nearing next milestone

  By JONAH LOSSIAH One Feather Staff   Cherokee Central Schools (CCS) is just a few months away from stage two of a serious makeover of its campus. Construction continues on a main meeting room in the More...

By Scott On Monday, June 7th, 2021
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Same-sex marriage ordinance dies in Council before consideration

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   A total of nine new ordinances were submitted to be deemed read and tabled for the June regular session of Tribal Council, but only eight made it through.  An More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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Unofficial Results for the 2021 EBCI Primary Election

  Following are the unofficial results, as per the EBCI Board of Elections, for the 2021 Primary Election for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (names in bold advance to the General Election): Big Cove School More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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Tribal Council approves elder-driven motto promoting unity

    By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has over 16,000 enrolled members, and a recently approved motto reflects the unity that tribal elders wish for More...

By Scott On Monday, May 31st, 2021
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“Never forget what they did”: Cherokee honors fallen on Memorial Day

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   Flags and flowers decorated the graves of heroes buried in the Yellowhill Veterans Cemetery on Monday, May 31 (Memorial Day, formerly Decoration Day) as the Steve More...

By Scott On Sunday, May 30th, 2021
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“If you ain’t first, you’re last”: CHS class of 2021 graduates 76

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   With a class motto (“If you ain’t first, you’re last”) taken from a popular Will Ferrell movie, the Cherokee High School (CHS) Class of 2021 tackled many More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 26th, 2021
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CHS names valedictorian, salutatorian

    By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff   Cherokee High School (CHS) officials have announced that Shalyn Barker and Maya Cruz are the Class of 2021’s valedictorian and salutatorian respectively.  More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 26th, 2021
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Chief’s Corner: American Rescue Plan

  Transcribed by Robert Jumper   Principal Chief Richard Sneed is presenting video chats with key guest speakers who work in different areas of tribal government and life. These videos are available via More...