Dr. Murray named Western Region Superintendent of the Year

Dr. Michael Murray, Cherokee Central Schools superintendent, has been named the 2019-20 Western Region Superintendent of the Year and is in the running for the A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year Award which will be awarded in November. He is shown at Ray Kinsland Stadium on the afternoon of Thursday, July 25. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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American Legion Auxiliary – What is the Auxiliary?

  By MARY WACHACHA STEVE YOUNGDEER AMERICAN LEGION POST 143 AUXILIARY   The Eastern Band of Cherokees is a Tribe whose members have a strong sense of fighting for freedom.  We are lucky to have so many veterans! Although More...

By Scott On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Crowe to seek Miss Rodeo Washington title

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Devalyn Crowe loves roping and riding and the entire rodeo lifestyle.  A former Miss Indian Rodeo (2014-15), she is seeking the Miss Rodeo Washington 2020 title More...

By Scott On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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WCU and A-B Tech Memorandum displays progression of local education

A memorandum of understanding was signed by WCU Chancellor Kelly Brown, right, and A-B Tech President Dennis King on Monday, July 8. (Photo contributed)   By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Western Carolina More...

By Scott On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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Qualla Creations opens new, art-based storefront

Laura Blythe, center, cuts the ribbon to officially open Qualla Creations, a Cherokee Historical Association business, on the afternoon of Friday, July 12. The business is located in downtown Cherokee. (SCOTT MCKIE More...

By Scott On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Tribal member participates in Cancer Walk-A-Thon

  INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – James “Bopper” Johnson, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, participated in the 8th Annual 24 Indianapolis on June 28-29.  The event is a 24-hour non-competitive More...

By Scott On Monday, July 1st, 2019
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EBCI high school students participate in Judaculla Camp at WCU

Fifteen high school students from across the region who are members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians had an opportunity to experience college life first-hand as the second annual Judaculla Camp was held June More...

By Scott On Friday, June 28th, 2019
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Mobile Chiropractic brings convenient care to Cherokee

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Go online and look at a map of all the local chiropractors. There are three in Sylva alone, and dozens in Asheville. Chiropractic care is something that is more than More...

By Scott On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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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, More...

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...