Cherokee information signs added at Lake Chatuge

Gabe and Kris Yeomans take time while walking at Chatuge Dam to read the new Cherokee heritage informational sign near the parking lot at Chatuge Dam in Clay County. (CCCRA photos)   LAKE CHATUGE – In addition to sites along the Quanassee Path in Hayesville, people now have two more places to go to get information about the Cherokee and their More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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Cashwell wins $271K at WSOP Main Event at Harrah’s Cherokee

  Billy Cashwell, from Stedman, won the Main Event at Harrah’s Cherokee earning $271,234 and a circuit ring. (Harrah’s Cherokee photo) Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort has officially wrapped up More...

By Scott On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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Arch named to Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners for 2019

  Chrissy Arch (Photo courtesy of Cherokee Indian Hospital) The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named Chrissy Arch, chief operating officer (COO) at Cherokee More...

By Scott On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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EBCI youth place at State 4-H Presentation Competition

  Ayosta Lossie, an EBCI tribal member from the Wolftown Community, won third place in the Dairy Foods category in the 11-13 age group. (Photos courtesy of EBCI 4-H Program) Two Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians More...

By Scott On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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4-H Youth teach Trail of Tears workshop in Raleigh

EBCI 4-H youth visit the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs office in Raleigh during a recent trip for the North Carolina 4-H Congress. Shown, left to right, are N.C. Commission of Indian Affairs Executive More...

By Scott On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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Eriquezzo wins Global Casino Championship at Harrah’s Cherokee

For the second time, Ryan Eriquezzo has found himself at the top of the Global Casino Championship, taking home $279,431 at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort. (Harrah’s Cherokee photo)   For the second More...

By Scott On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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EBCI Animal Control taking steps with Adoption Program

Jojo, a 3-year-old female Shepard-Collie, is one of the many animals that can be adopted now at the EBCI Animal Control program. (JONAH LOSSIAH/One Feather photos)   By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Over More...

By Scott On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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Signs at entrances to Qualla Boundary to honor Eddie Swimmer

Tribal Council passed legislation during its regular session on Thursday, Aug. 1 to place signs at each entrance to the Qualla Boundary honoring Eddie Swimmer, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians from More...

By Scott On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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EBCI member realizes dream of being a published author

Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, looks off her porch with her son. She is working on a novel, “Even as We Breathe”, which is due to be published next summer. (JONAH More...

By Scott On Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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Cherokee Indian Fair Parade set for Tuesday, Oct. 8

Micah Swimmer, a member of the Warriors of Anikituhwa, walks in the 2018 Cherokee Indian Fair Parade. This year’s 2019 Parade will be held on the afternoon of Tuesday, Oct. 8. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photo)   The More...