Christmas dinner in the Smokies

  By SHEENA BRINGS PLENTY    Merry Christmas!! This time of year is always my favorite. I love the lights, the songs, and the festivities, but I love the food more! I always loved baking and cooking with my mom and great grandma as a kid. The love of cooking and baking continued to grow for me as an adult and I even went to culinary school More...

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By Scott On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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WCU graduate student working to translate Cherokee language from native newspaper

  CULLOWHEE – Constance Owl’s master’s degree thesis is more than a means to a graduate degree in American history. It’s a portal to understanding, and perhaps saving, a disappearing language. Owl, More...

By Scott On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Cherokee students to revisit “Lion King Jr.” in upcoming performances

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Several years ago, Cherokee students took to the stage and presented “Lion King Jr.” which was the first musical production in the history of Cherokee Central More...

By Scott On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Remember the Removal Riders selected for 2020 journey

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Ten members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) have been selected to take the journey of a lifetime in 2020.  The Remember the Removal ride will retrace More...

By Scott On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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New names added to wall at Cherokee Veterans Park

SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos New names were added recently to the Cherokee Veterans Park wall, shown in photo above on Veteran’s Day on Nov. 11, 2016, honoring members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee More...

By Scott On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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EBCI programs host kickoff event for elder justice

  Several community partners came together on Tuesday, Nov. 19 to begin coordinating a response to address elder abuse in the community. The EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) Office of the Attorney General More...

By Scott On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Ray Kinsland Leadership Institute moves into permanent home

  The Ray Kinsland Leadership Institute (RKLI) held a series of open house events Nov. 21-22 to celebrate the renovation of their permanent home at the Noah Powell Education Center on the Cherokee Boys Club More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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“Sleepy Hollow” hits the mark for year one

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   “The Sleepy Hollow Experience” capped off a successful debut year in Cherokee on Sunday, Nov. 3 after running 24 shows. The Cherokee Historical Association (CHA) More...

By Scott On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Tribal member receives white coat at ECU School of Dental Medicine

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Less than 0.25 percent of dentists in the United States are Native American, and one member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) recently took a step More...

By Scott On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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One Dozen Who Care, Inc. presents the 2019 Community Treasure Award to Snowbird elder

  One Dozen Who Care, Inc. presented the Community Treasure Award to Onita Bush, an elder of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) from the Snowbird Community, at their annual Elder Diner celebration More...