Chief’s Report: Tribe in negotiations to acquire gaming facility in Midwest 

  By PRINCIPAL CHIEF  RICHARD G. SNEED    Every two and four years EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) tribal citizens hear some common phrases tossed about, “balanced budget”, “increased jobs”, “additional benefit programs”, and “higher per capita payments”. The most common is often – “Economic Diversity”. Election More...

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By Scott On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Tribal health officials urge contact tracing participation 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    According to health officials with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), each person testing positive for COVID-19 has had contact with 3 to 20 other More...

By Scott On Thursday, October 15th, 2020
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Three COVID-19 positives attend gathering on Sam Reed Rd.  

  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority identified three (3) Qualla Boundary residents on Thursday, Oct. 15 who tested positive More...

By Scott On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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COVID update – Doctor Bunio addresses the “Surge”

  Chris McCoy, director of EBCI Communications, interviews Dr. Richard A. Bunio, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority executive clinical director, about current COVID-19 updates and news on Wednesday, Oct. 13.  More...

By Scott On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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Cherokee Indian Hospital getting rapid COVID-19 tests 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 within the EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians), the Cherokee Indian Hospital (CIH) will soon have rapid tests More...

By Scott On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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COVID-19 positive attends Whittier gathering

  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority identified a Qualla Boundary resident on Wednesday, Oct. 14 who tested positive for More...

By Scott On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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Kituwah, LLC announces completion of several projects 

  Kituwah, LLC, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ economic development company announced on Tuesday, Oct. 13 that they had closed on several transactions recently. Medical Complex in Asheville Kituwah, More...

By Scott On Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
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COVID-19 positive attends event over weekend 

  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority identified a Qualla Boundary resident on Tuesday, Oct. 13 who tested positive for More...

By Scott On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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COVID-19 cluster identified at Cherokee Boys Club 

  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority identified a COVID-19 cluster on Monday, Oct. 12 at the Cherokee Boys Club. Eight More...

By Scott On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Mann seeks EBCI’s help in American Chestnut Tree preservation

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Rex Mann stood in the EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) Tribal Council Chambers ready to give possibly one of the most important speeches of his life. A moment More...