COMMENTARY: Blue Ridge Honor Flight supports, honors veterans

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   On Saturday, Sept. 21, I am being honored with the opportunity to participate in the Blue Ridge Honor Flight. For those that don’t know, the Honor Flight is an event held to support and respect military veterans of this area. The trip consists of flying to Washington, D.C. out of Asheville for a More...

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By Scott On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Sitting idly by

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   You have little in personal rights under the Charter and Governing Document of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, except for the right to vote. And, even that More...

By Scott On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Jesus mourns over Jerusalem

  By MYRA D. COLGATE CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   Jesus mourned: “Jerusalem! Jerusalem!  Murderer of prophets!  Killer of the ones who brought you God’s news!  How often I’ve ached to More...

By Scott On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: The Parable of the Ten Virgins

  By MYRA D. COLGATE CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   “God’s kingdom is like ten young virgins who took oil lamps and went out to greet the bridegroom.  Five were silly and five were smart.  More...

By Scott On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Totally committed, sort of

  By ROBERT JUMPER  ONE FEATHER EDITOR    We are a Tribe of silos. Try as we might, we cannot seem to get out to the habit of stopping short if a project requires overlap in scopes of work. I know I More...

By Scott On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: In the Garden of Gethsemane…

  By MYRA D. COLGATE CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   “Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to the disciples, ‘Sit here while I go over there to pray.’ “He More...

By Scott On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: It takes a village and a dedicated staff

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Every evening of the tribal candidate debates, I gave thanks for the support of Jae Winchester from Cherokee Central Schools, who, along with her staff, maintained More...

By Scott On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Inheritance – Who has the good, perfect answers?

  MYRA D. COLGATE CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   “Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him and said, ‘Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask.’ “He said to them, More...

By Scott On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Apparent transparency

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATEHER EDITOR   I was fascinated by the responses of the candidates in the debate series, particularly regarding transparency. To hear the candidates, one would think all is well, More...

By Scott On Monday, July 1st, 2019
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COMMENTARY: The woes of voter participation in EBCI elections

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Let’s talk about EBCI voter turnout. After looking over the results of the 2019 primary election, I can’t help but feel somewhat discouraged by us as a Cherokee More...