Tribal Council considers new police camera systems

  By JONAH LOSSIAH  One Feather Staff    Tribal Council hosted a meeting off-air on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 30 with Getac, a company that specializes in camera systems for police departments. The two men offering the presentation to Council were Getac video sales director Scott Worley and GovDirect account manager Brian Robbins. More...

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By Scott On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Secretary Haaland creates new Missing & Murdered Unit 

  WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced on Thursday, April 1 the formation of a new Missing & Murdered Unit (MMU) within the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services More...

By Scott On Thursday, April 1st, 2021
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for March 31 

  Driver, Edward Daniel  14-70.22 Failure to Obey a Lawful Order of the Court – Dismissed on Plea  14-25.12 Disorderly Conduct – Guilty, 30 days jail time suspended, 12 months probation    Huskey, More...

By Scott On Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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Rental assistance available to qualifying EBCI tribal members 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff    Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) who meet the income guidelines will be eligible for rental assistance thanks to a grant the Tribe recently More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for March 22

  Maney Jr., Robert Ammons 14-70.22 Failure to Obey a Lawful Order of the Court – Dismissed with Leave 14-40.1 Domestic Violence – Dismissed with Leave   Taylor, Cinda Justine 14-40.1(b)(5) Violation More...

By Scott On Monday, March 22nd, 2021
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Sports betting arrives in Cherokee

  By JONAH LOSSIAH  One Feather Staff    Twenty months after passing through North Carolina legislatures, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino’s The Book is now open for sports betting.   The Book at More...

By Scott On Sunday, March 21st, 2021
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House passes VAWA Reauthorization Bill 

    By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff    “More than 4 in 5 American Indian and Alaska Native women, or 84.3 percent, have experienced violence in their lifetime,” reads information More...

By Scott On Thursday, March 18th, 2021
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School Board returns to in-person meetings

  By JONAH LOSSIAH One Feather Staff    After months of email polls, the Cherokee Central Schools (CCS) Board of Education returned to their social-distanced set up on Monday, March 15. This also marked More...

By Scott On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Sports betting finally hits Cherokee

  By JONAH LOSSIAH  One Feather Staff    Thursday, March 18 will mark the grand opening of The Book in both the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Valley River Casino locations.  The ribbon cutting is set More...

By Scott On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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WCU to name archaeological facility after original Cherokee town name (Cherokee language translation) 

  Translation by EBCI BELOVED WOMAN MYRTLE DRIVER By SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather Staff   Note: This article was published in the Cherokee One Feather in March 2019.  It has been translated into the Cherokee More...