Hill to receive Ucross Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The fall 2019 recipient of the Ucross Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists is a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI).  Noted EBCI multi-media artist Luzene Hill received notice recently that she received the Fellowship which will include a one-month residency at Ucross, a More...

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By Scott On Saturday, June 8th, 2019
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Cherokee Friends expanding program, enhancing cultural sharing 

Richard Saunooke, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and a Cherokee Friend, is shown making Cherokee pucker-toe moccasins at the 22nd Annual Cherokee Voices Festival at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Tribal member graduates from Homegrown Leaders program

Doris Johnson, second row center, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians from Cherokee, graduated from the Homegrown Leaders program recently. (Photo by N.C. Rural Center)   Doris Johnson, a member More...

By Scott On Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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Fariello receives Lifetime Achievement Award

  Author and curator Anna Fariello was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Folk Art Center during the annual meeting of the Southern Highland Craft Guild recently. (Photo contributed) Author and curator More...

By Scott On Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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EBCI member is a lead designer at Tesla

Jacob Saunooke, an EBCI tribal member, was instrumental in the design of the Tesla Model Y. (Photo courtesy of Tesla)   By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Jacob Saunooke, a member of the Eastern Band More...

By Scott On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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“Our memories will remain”: Cherokee High School graduates 73

Jacee Smith, left, receives her Cherokee High School diploma from Dr. Debora Foerst, CHS principal, during the annual commencement ceremony held at Ray Kinsland Stadium on the evening of Thursday, May 23. (SCOTT More...

By Scott On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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EBCI students honored at Principal Chief’s Awards 

Olivia Me-Li Jackson, left, receives a Principal Chief’s Award from Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed during the annual awards ceremony in the Cherokee Tribal Council Chambers on the morning of Wednesday, May 22. More...

By Scott On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Kentucky couple stays in Pink Motel again – 50 years to the day of their wedding

  William and Betty Sue Feese, from Columbia, Ky., were married in 1969 and honeymooned in the Smoky Mountains. They stayed at the Pink Motel during that stay and returned for their 50th Anniversary in 2019. More...

By Scott On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Cherokee High School academic awards

  The following students received CHS academic achievement awards for the 2018-19 school year: OCS: Richard Mata (Best All-Around) Life Skills: Andy Watty (Best All-Around) Film Production I: David Bushyhead Project More...

By Scott On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Cherokee Elementary School Awards recipients

Academic Improvement PreK: Jaden Shelton, Beau Edwards, Keylan Taylor, Nevaeh Rhinehart, Leah Toineeta, Leah Walkingstick KG: Levi Winstead, Marley Murphy, Marlie Price, Kinley Crowe, Keniethea Wildcat, Leiland More...