4-H youth win at District Public Speaking Competition

Several Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) 4-H youth attended the West District 4-H Activity Day at McDowell High School in Marion on Saturday, June 15. They are shown, left to right, Emma Taylor, Ayosta Lossie, Kaelin Jones, Lucian Davis, Joanna Shipman, Carys, Holiday, Enola Shipman, and Julian Lanning. (Photo by Chi Shipman/4-H volunteer)   Several More...

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By Scott On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Local produce stand offers more than fresh food

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Jorge Perez carries a bag of fruit to a customer’s car, a wide smile as he goes. A watermelon, some ingredients for dinner, and maybe a few pieces of produce Perez More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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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 More...

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...