Tribe closes on property in Sevier County, Tenn. 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) added more property to its holdings as it closed on a parcel of land in Tennessee located off of one of the state’s busiest exits on Thursday, Jan. 30.   “The EBCI’s purchase of the Dumplin Creek property, 197.524 acres located More...

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By Scott On Sunday, February 2nd, 2020
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Principal Chief’s Report for Jan. 31 

  By PRINCIPAL CHIEF  RICHARD G. SNEED    The month of January, while slow on events, has proven to be a busy month for planning and working towards long-term goals for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians More...

By Scott On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Kituwah LLC talks about acquisitions and progress

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR    They are not the Phoenix anymore. Driving to what used be the Cherokee Phoenix Theatre, one might notice some changes. On the side of the building is an extra-large More...

By Scott On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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EBCI to hold Language Symposium

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will be inviting three language experts to come in to observe the current state of Cherokee language learning on the Qualla More...

By Scott On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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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 More...

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...