COMMENTARY: Just stop and watch

  By ROBERT JUMPER One Feather Staff    One of the great simple pleasures I get to enjoy on the Qualla Boundary is wildlife watching. Many people must travel to see the natural beauty of the untouched outdoors. Much of the U.S. is not mountainous. Even North Carolina is mostly “flat”. The rolling, older Appalachian range is much different More...

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By Scott On Sunday, April 18th, 2021
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: One’s purpose known, practiced skillfully and courageously

  By TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR (Transcribed by Myra Colgate) Cherokee Pentecostal Holiness Church   Read Ecclesiastes 9:10; 2 Timothy 3:12-17, and then verses 10-11. God knew you before you were born. More...

By Scott On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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COMMENTARY: The problem with weed 

  By ROBERT JUMPER  One Feather Editor   Marijuana use is a complicated issue. If you watched Tribal Council on Thursday, April 1, you were able to hear part of the ongoing debate over the legal and illegal More...

By Scott On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Community member thankful for vaccine rollout

  As both a tribal employee and the spouse of an enrolled member, I got my second dose of the COVID vaccine at the Cherokee Hospital on Tuesday, April 6.  I feel like it is important to give praise where it More...

By Scott On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Touch him, touch his heart

  By REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR  (transcribed by Myra Colgate) Cherokee Pentecostal Holiness Church   Read out loud, study, and meditate slowly over, John 6:48-69; asking Him to reveal His answers More...

By Scott On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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COMMENTARY: Sports pages 

Observations and random thoughts   By WILLIAM LEDFORD    The NCAA Championship game is over. In my opinion that game was actually the Final Four game between UCLA and Gonzaga which went to OT and was More...

By Scott On Monday, April 5th, 2021
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SPEAKING OF FAITH:  Don’t miss the blessing!

  By REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR  (as transcribed by Myra Colgate) Cherokee Pentecostal Holiness Church   In 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10, according to the Apostle Paul, there are five characteristics given More...

By Scott On Monday, April 5th, 2021
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COMMENTARY: Special orders don’t upset us.

  By ROBERT JUMPER One Feather Editor    I suppose restaurants are still reeling from the dramatic shift in regulation and the changes in the mindset of their clientele. At least, I hope that is the excuse More...

By Scott On Sunday, April 4th, 2021
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COMMENTARY: As you travel, make time to visit Cherokee sites 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff    As you travel on spring or summer trips, try to make a little time for side trips to some of the numerous Cherokee historical sites around the southeastern United More...

By Scott On Monday, March 29th, 2021
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COMMENTARY: Blog to empower Indigenous voices  

  By SHEYAHSHE LITTLEDAVE    I started a blog. Ironic really, for a person like me who spent so many years bottling up emotions, stuffing those feelings way down deep and being so cautious as to not let More...