COMMENTARY: Read the Preamble for the proposed EBCI Constitution

  By CARMALETA MONTEITH  On behalf of the EBCI Constitution Committee   The Constitution Committee for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Inc. (ECBI) will submit sections of the draft Constitution to citizens of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for community review of the section and requests that community members submit their responses More...

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By Scott On Saturday, January 23rd, 2021
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COMMENTARY: To own or not to own…

  By WILLIAM LEDFORD    Observations and random thoughts.    It’s been a turbulent couple of weeks in our country. We have a new President of the United States who has been officially inaugurated More...

By Scott On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: The choice is of and by the people

  REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR  CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH    Read Isaiah 45:1-25  (God’s Declaration of His Anointing of Cyrus, Concerning Israel) “Why do the heathen rage?” (is asked More...

By Scott On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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COMMENTARY: In no uncertain terms

  By ROBERT JUMPER  ONE FEATHER EDITOR    Sometimes out of sight is truly out of mind. This certainly seems to be the case with the push to establish or re-establish an Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians More...

By Scott On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Anger with boundaries of forgiveness

By REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR  CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH    Read Proverbs 25:28 We must each learn how to best deal with the volatile emotion of anger which can arise in just our daily living together More...

By Scott On Monday, January 4th, 2021
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COMMENTARY: Is it public or is it not?

  By ROBERT JUMPER  ONE FEATHER EDITOR    The times they are a changing. There was a recent discussion by Tribal Council that took place regarding the efforts to approve tribal dollars of the Eastern More...

By Scott On Saturday, January 2nd, 2021
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COMMENTARY: Tantrum or fighting back…

  Observations and random thoughts.    By WILLIAM LEDFORD    How would you folks at home feel if we had a tribal election and the obvious loser of that election went off on Twitter, and everywhere More...

By Scott On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Why I’ll be taking the COVID-19 vaccine

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF    I understand the trepidation. I really do.  If you asked me a few weeks ago whether I’d take the vaccine, I would probably say ‘yes, but not right now’. More...

By Scott On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Fighting ‘Giants’ and winning

  By REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR  CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH    Read 1 Samuel 17:1-58 for the whole story of the battle David fought with Goliath.  Memorize David’s fighting words, a More...

By Scott On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to election volunteers

  With the most contentious Presidential election in modern American history coming to a close, there is enough finger-pointing going on to satisfy even the most cynical.  Sadly, that means that a great deal More...