Tribal Coronavirus Summit announces speakers, moderators

  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Tribal Leaders Coronavirus Strategic Response Virtual Summit announced special keynote speakers and moderators for the event scheduled Oct. 1-2. During an interview, Sean McCabe, CPA, told Rainmaker Media Group that Gary “Litefoot” Davis, Notah Begay III, and other distinguished medical and economic professionals More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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Park seeks tips regarding Foothills Parkway vandalism 

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park is seeking information to help identify the party responsible for vandalizing the Foothills Parkway West Entrance Sign near the Highway 321 intersection in Walland, Tennessee More...

By Scott On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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Smithsonian to reopen National Museum of American History, National Museum of the American Indian Sept. 25

  Phased Reopening continues with new safety measures in place The Smithsonian will reopen two additional museums in Washington, D.C., to the public Friday, Sept. 25: the National Museum of American History More...

By Scott On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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WCU plans virtual concert by Mountain Faith on traditional day for Mountain Heritage Day  

  CULLOWHEE – With no Mountain Heritage Day on the calendar for 2020, Western Carolina University will still mark the date with a virtual concert by Summer Brooke and the Mountain Faith Band on Saturday, More...

By Scott On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Qualla Boundary Library Study Hall opening 

  Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, the Qualla Boundary Public Library will be open exclusively for students and their parents by appointment only under the following guidelines: 2-hour time slots from Monday-Thursday 8:30 More...

By Scott On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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Veteran’s names sought for Cherokee honor wall

  The Steve Youngdeer American Legion Post 143 is currently seeking the names of veterans, both living and deceased, for inclusion on the Cherokee Veterans Park Memorial honor wall.  The wall itself lists More...

By Scott On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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Cherokee Fitness Complex is moving to Re-Opening Phase 2 

  The Fitness Complex will transition to Phase 2 of its re-opening on Monday, Sept. 21 under the following guidelines: Hours of operation:  8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Monday-Thursday) Members are required to More...

By Scott On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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WCU to host virtual event on Native American health issues, clean water 

  CULLOWHEE – Western Carolina University’s Culturally-Based Native Health Program will hold a free webinar on Native American and indigenous peoples’ health issues Thursday, Sept. 24, as a lead-up event More...

By Scott On Tuesday, September 15th, 2020
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Cherokee UTV Backwoods Trail Riders trail clean-up and maintenance day

  The Office of Vice Chief Alan B. Ensley is hosting a trail clean-up and maintenance day for the Cherokee UTV Backwoods Trail on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Registration and door prizes tickets More...

By Scott On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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2020 Kananesgi Art Market seeking business participation

  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2020 Kananesgi Art Market is going virtual.  They are partnering with the EBCI Communications Dept. to offer a limited number of free 30-second commercial productions for More...