COMMENTARY: A better way to be

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Every day is a day of selling. And everyone sells. Some people spend their days selling the idea that they do not like or participate in selling. Every employment activity, and most personal activity involves convincing others of their need for your item, your idea, or your way of thinking. Some sell More...

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By Scott On Friday, August 7th, 2020
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Worship God, for he is your victory 

  By REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR  CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH    “When Elisha was in his last illness, King Jehoash of Israel visited him and wept over him.  ‘My father!  My father! More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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COMMENTARY: We didn’t “sign” up for this

  By ROBERT JUMPER  ONE FEATHER EDITOR    One of the appealing things about Cherokee is the natural beauty of the homeland. Indeed, all western North Carolina was homeland for the Cherokee people at More...

By Scott On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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COMMENTARY: COVID Tourism

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Since the early 1950s, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has depended on tourism in some form or fashion to be a sustaining economic community driver. More...

By Scott On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: God is watching us!

  REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   “‘Obedience is better than sacrifice, saith the Lord,’ stated Pastor Melton.  In today’s Christian-‘ese’ the ‘Fear of the More...

By Scott On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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COMMENTARY: The more things change, the more they remain the same…

  Observations and random thoughts. By WILLIAM LEDFORD   It’s official. Things are gonna get worse before they get better. Masks help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The virus will eventually More...

By Scott On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Jesus is coming back 

  REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR  CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH    Read 1 Peter 4:1-19; 1 Peter 5:6-11 “If you look at any of the news broadcasts today, you will see there are already people More...

By Scott On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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EDITORIAL: Support responsible businesses

  By the One Feather Editorial Board   The health of our community – socially, physically, economically – is at least partially dependent on the business community. While we, as a community, More...

By Scott On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Why I Vote

  I vote because it gives me a voice in the quality of life for my family now and into the future. For years, I drove four hours from out of state to Cherokee to vote in the tribal elections.  Today, my older More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Irreparable harm

  I think it would be safe to say that the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has suffered more than our share of “irreparable harm” at the hands of the U.S. government. However, in the recent ruling More...