Dig it! Gardening begins for Cherokee people despite COVID-19 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    With spring here, gardens will start popping up all over tribal lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI).  Several of the Tribe’s agriculture officials are encouraging everyone to try their hand at gardening as a way to help combat the ‘cabin fever’ that can be associated More...

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By Scott On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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Carving the past into the future: Museum readies mask exhibit 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Museum of the Cherokee Indian has a new cultural exhibit ready for patrons once it re-opens its doors following the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Many Faces” More...

By Scott On Friday, April 3rd, 2020
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Thank you from the Pheasant family

  Phillip would like to express his deep appreciation to everyone that sent prayers, money, flowers, food, text or called, and to all Val’s biker friends and family that participated in escorting her to her More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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Folkmoot International Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

  The 37th annual Folkmoot International Festival, scheduled for July 18-26, has been cancelled, due to uncertainty created by the spread of COVID-19.  The Folkmoot Board of Directors made the decision at More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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For Cherokee family in Alaska, isolation is nothing new 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    McGrath, Alaska, population 342, is home to the Welch family, three of whom are members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) and are completely accustomed More...

By Scott On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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‘Being prepared is key’: CCS feeding students despite elongated closure

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF    When N.C. Governor Roy Cooper ordered the closure of all public schools on March 14, the first question on a lot of minds was, ‘what about families that rely More...

By Scott On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Cherokee Choices providing online exercise programs during quarantine 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    With families of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) quarantining themselves to help stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), an EBCI tribal program More...

By Scott On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Cherokee culture at forefront as families homeschool 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    As families navigate the new landscape of home schooling their children, many Cherokee families are incorporating aspects of the culture into their curriculum. More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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THANK YOU LETTER: Thanks to Yogi Crowe Scholarship

  I would like to thank the Yogi Crowe Scholarship committee for their continued support. I am in the last semester of my final year as a Ph.D. candidate at the University of North Dakota. In the months More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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Local families face changes, new learning environment with school closures 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Local students are in their second week of home learning following statewide and tribal-wide school closures due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).  More...