Chief Sneed responds to Sen. Burr’s “mean-spirited” op-ed

  By PRINCIPAL CHIEF RICHARD G. SNEED  EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE INDIANS    Senator Richard Burr published an op-ed in the Charlotte Observer that attacks the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the Cherokee people for opposing his Catawba off-reservation casino bill and his Lumbee recognition bill. He also attacks a bipartisan group of More...

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By Scott On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Oconaluftee Job Corps and others to remain open

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Almost a month after federal officials announced that nine Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers (CCCs) were slated to close, that decision has been reversed.  More...

By Scott On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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EBCI one of first tribes to start AISES Chapter

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) is one of the first tribes in the country to start an AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society) Chapter.  More...

By Scott On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Ray Kinsland remembered at funeral service 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    His coffin draped with the flag of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), the Tribe and community that he loved and served for over six decades – More...

By Scott On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Voter turn-out for EBCI Primary almost 39 percent

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Almost 39 percent (38.97 percent) of registered voters of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) cast a ballot in the Primary Election held Thursday, June More...

By Scott On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Constitution Resolution withdrawn at June Council

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   June 13 marked the date of another Tribal Council session with no real answers for a proposed Constitution for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI). The EBCI More...

By Scott On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Ray Kinsland, “Helper of Young Men”, passes away

Ray Kinsland watches closely as the Braves scrimmage Gatlinburg-Pittman (Tenn.) at Ray Kinsland Stadium on the afternoon of Aug. 14, 2014. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)     By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Politicians working to save Job Corps programs 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Last month, students and staff at the Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) found out that the Center was one of nine nationwide slated to More...

By Scott On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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Tribal Court Docket for June 12

  This is a criminal docket date for the Cherokee Tribal Court.  All of the defendants listed have only been charged with the crimes/offenses listed and should be considered innocent until proven guilty in More...

By Scott On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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CCS Board choses new athletic director at called meeting

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Cherokee Central Schools (CCS) Board of Education called for a previously unscheduled meeting on Monday, June 10 at 4:45 p.m. and approved Sean Ross as the new More...