Tribal Food Distribution Program awarded $4.5 million to renovate facility

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Tribal Food Distribution Program of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has been awarded a $4.5 million grant to help renovate their facility.  The funding, by the USDA Food and Nutrition Services, comes to the Tribe as part of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Gov. Cooper announces five more weeks of Phase II

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The State of North Carolina will remain in Phase II of COVID-19 re-opening for at least five more weeks.  Gov. Roy Cooper made the announcement during a press More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Jackson County reports fifth COVID-19 death in county

  The Jackson County Department of Public Health (JCDPH) has confirmed that a recent death in a Jackson County resident is related to COVID-19, bringing the total COVID-19 deaths in the county to five. The More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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EBCI being “strategic and compliant” with millions in CARES Act funds

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has received millions in CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act funds and related funding – all More...

By Scott On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Analenisgi moving into new locations this week

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Analenisgi program will open in a new location, at the Cherokee Indian Hospital campus, later this week.  Analenisgi Adult Outpatient and Recovery Center More...

By Scott On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Jackson County confirms fourth COVID death

  The Jackson County Department of Public Health (JCDPH) has confirmed that a recent death in a Jackson County resident is related to COVID-19, bringing the total COVID-19 deaths in the county to four. The More...

By Scott On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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EBCI using CARES Act funds to supplement programs for tribal members 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) was signed into law by President Trump in late March, and funds from that have now been received More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Weekly COVID-19 updates with Dr. Bunio (July 29)

  ONE FEATHER STAFF REPORT    Each week, Chris McCoy, director of EBCI Communications, interviews Dr. Richard A. Bunio, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority executive clinical director, about current COVID-19 More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Dr. Bunio addresses direct contact, gatherings, and travel

  ONE FEATHER STAFF REPORT   The Cherokee One Feather presented Dr. Richard A. Bunio, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority executive clinical director, with several questions surrounding COVID-19 precautions.  More...

By Scott On Saturday, July 25th, 2020
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Tribal leaders decide on long-term care master plan for Hospital 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    A long-term care campus, to serve the needs of the elders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, is now one step closer to coming to fruition.  Tribal leaders More...