COMMENTARY: A safe place to sleep

  By ROBERT JUMPER One Feather Editor   Nomad: a member of a community without fixed habitation. Do you think the Qualla Boundary has nomads? Are they, by choice, homeless or does their life situation cause them to be so? The obvious answer is “yes”. We do have homelessness on the Boundary and there are those who are both forced into homelessness More...

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By Scott On Friday, June 25th, 2021
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: God has our hand

  By REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR (Transcribed by Myra Colgate) Cherokee Pentecostal Holiness Church   Read Psalm 37:23-33.  Ephesians 2:10. Jeremiah 33:3-11 We must connect to what Jesus is doing and More...

By Scott On Monday, June 21st, 2021
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COMMENTARY: How about them dawgs…and cats?

  By ROBERT JUMPER One Feather Editor   As a Tribe, we continue to struggle with pet care. Individually, we love ‘em. Most of the responses we get when we inquire about the thoughts of the public are More...

By Scott On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Principles to choose to live by

  By TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR (Transcribed by Myra Colgate) Cherokee Pentecostal Holiness Church   Read Proverbs 4:20-27 As the Church gets older it slows down.  We all get out of life what we put into More...

By Scott On Monday, June 14th, 2021
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COMMENTARY: Crystal ball

  By ROBERT JUMPER One Feather Editor   I have often said over the years that when the young voters in Cherokee decide to step up to the plate regarding voting, effectual change will occur. I am not talking More...

By Scott On Saturday, June 12th, 2021
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: The perfecting of our faith

    By REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR (Transcribed by Myra Colgate) Cherokee Pentecostal Holiness Church   Read 1 Thessalonians 3:7-13. “My job is to perfect our faith, added Pastor Melton.  “Keep More...

By Scott On Friday, June 11th, 2021
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COMMENTARY: My experience with gaslighting

  By DIANE PAVLAT StrongHearts Native Helpline   I was pregnant with our first child when I drove him to the doctor’s office. He said that he broke his ankle when he jumped down from the back of his More...

By Scott On Friday, June 11th, 2021
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COMMENTARY: Supports smoking ban for Cherokee casinos

    By LAVITA HILL Big Cove Community   In May, a group of enrolled EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) members submitted an ordinance change to Tribal Council which will ban smoking on the gaming More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Toys for Tots coordinator seeking building use donation

  I am the Toys For Tots (TFT) coordinator for Macon, Jackson, Swain counties in North Carolina and Rabun, Ga. We have been blessed over the last 15 years to have a building that fit our needs. Last year, we More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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COMMENTARY: A pat on the back

  By ROBERT JUMPER One Feather Editor   It is productive and right to give pats on the back to those who we think have done us a good deed. By all means, community members and workers who contribute to More...