COMMENTARY: The next chapter

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   “Dike, Chelsea, I want to congratulate you on your victories. I want you to know that there is not a group of people that I would wish to work with than this one. You have a very fine group of people here that have a very open mind. They have great leadership skills, and we have worked very well More...

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By Scott On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Each one digs out their wells

  CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH (‘NOW WORDS’ given by the LORD to PASTOR TIMOTHY L. MELTON for CHEROKEE.)    ‘NOW WORDS’ Genesis 26:12-25, Haggai 2:4b-9.   “Today’s world has poured More...

By Scott On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: I miss the Festival of Native Peoples

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR    Tourism is a business that changes with the generations. And even within a generation, the tastes and desires of the traveling public may be as varied as the ages, More...

By Scott On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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“Before We Were Citizens”, a poem by an Okwataga descendant

  By Maleaha Brings Plenty {Note: Ms. Brings Plenty, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and a sophomore at the University of Iowa, is a descendant of Okwataga (1800-1900) and was asked by the More...

By Scott On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Beating our swords into plowshares

  By ROBERT JUMPER  ONE FEATHER EDITOR    We have another election cycle behind us. The people have spoken. And, whether you spoke with your vote, or with your absence from the voting process, you contributed More...

By Scott On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: With his strength, power, and gifts – we can overcome.

  By MYRA D. COLGATE CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   St. Paul wrote to his “son” Timothy, knowing he was facing his own imminent execution and so, with his last thoughts and words, he passed More...

By Scott On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Fight for right (for true faith)

  MYRA D. COLGATE CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   6-8 “A devout life does bring wealth, but it’s the rich simplicity of being yourself before God.  Since we entered the world penniless and More...

By Scott On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: For the love of money

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   We are a prosperous nation. Whether you are referring to our tribal nation or the United States, we are blessed beyond measure. I was struck by a recent advertisement More...

By Scott On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: John offers reassurance

  MYRA D. COLGATE CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH “My little children, I write you these things so that you may not violate God’s law and sin.  But if anyone should sin, we have an Advocate (One More...

By Scott On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Beloved Men, Women could be memorialized with statues

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Last April, a resolution was passed by Tribal Council establishing a lobby wall in the Tribal Council House to display photographs of the Beloved Men and Women More...