Sweat Lodge earth feature found in Yellowhill Community 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    A Cherokee sweat lodge structure, dating back hundreds of years, has been found in the Yellowhill Community.  Just off of Acquoni Road, the EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) Tribal Housing Division has been working on a housing project recently, and a crew moving topsoil inadvertently uncovered More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
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Mainspring conserves Historic Cherokee Town

  Mainspring Conservation Trust recently acquired 40 acres in Macon County that holds considerable cultural heritage significance. The property, just north of Franklin and south of the Little Tennessee River, More...

By Scott On Saturday, July 11th, 2020
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Jones-Bowman Leadership Award Program holds Summer Retreat

  LAKE JUNALUSKA – The Fellows of the 2020-2021 Jones-Bowman Leadership Award Program assembled lakeside at Lake Junaluska on July 6-8 to meet with their mentors and begin their journey through the program More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Pipestem inducted into Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society

  TULSA, Okla. – Parrish Pipestem was inducted recently into the Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society in Tulsa, Okla.  He is a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians with Osage and Otoe-Missouria More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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New Kituwah Academy Class of 2020

  TEXT and PHOTOS By NEW KITUWAH ACADEMY Samuel Hernandez, son of Manuel and Samantha Hernandez Riley Lambert, granddaughter of Rose McCoy, daughter of Allyson Lambert and Dwayne Littlejohn Alex Motola, son More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Thank you from the Toineeta family

  There are no words to express how saddened we are of the passing of our wife, mother, and grandmother, Monika Toineeta. We would like to thank the following for all the love and support you have shown us More...

By Scott On Friday, June 26th, 2020
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EBCI pageants cancelled; royalty to serve another year

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Due to concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will not have royalty pageants this fall.  The EBCI Pageant Board More...

By Scott On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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Cherokee Preservation Foundation announces Spring Grants for 2020

    The Cherokee Preservation Foundation awarded 16 spring grants to partners within Western North Carolina and beyond. Grants totaled more than $2 million and were awarded to projects advancing the Foundation’s More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Museum cancels Cherokee Voices Festival; will feature artists through August 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Museum of the Cherokee Indian has cancelled its annual Cherokee Voices Festival due to concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19).  It plans to feature artists More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Late Cherokee artist to be featured at Gilcrease Museum 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The innovative artistry and work of the late Shan Goshorn will be featured in an upcoming exhibit at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Okla.  Goshorn, a member More...