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The Tanasi Memorial in Vonore, Tennessee, looks toward the site of the once-prominent Cherokee town, now underwater. ... Following a 383-2 vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass legislation transferring the property to the tribe, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is one step closer to ...
The 2017 NLL World Champion Georgia Swarm announced on Wednesday, April 25 that Harrah's Cherokee Casinos and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has renewed their co-presenting sponsorship of the Swarm for the next three seasons. The three-year deal with the casino also ensures that the ...

... love Cherokee, North Carolina, and many people call and come to the Boundary looking for ways to make a connection with the people, culture, and history of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. ... In the past, there has not been a unified voice to speak on behalf of the Cherokee business community.
Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., said the Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act, introduced in 2015 and passed last Monday night in a 383-2 House vote, seeks to make good on a promise made when the lands in question in Monroe County were inundated after the construction of the ...
For the first time in the Southwestern Commission's 53-year history, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has a seat at the table. The Commission's board of directors — composed of representatives from each county and municipal government in the seven-county region — voted to amend its bylaws and ...
Following passage by the House on Monday, he said in a statement, “Tonight, the House voted to keep a promise to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians by rightfully returning 76 acres of sacred land in Monroe County (Tenn.), putting the land back in tribal hands. The Cherokee have a rich heritage in the ...

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed said, “We are one step closer to completing reacquisition of historical Cherokee lands in East Tennessee. These lands are culturally and historically important to all Cherokee people. The protection of Cherokee historic sites is critical to ...
Richard French, which called for Council to use a “one-man, one-vote” rule until a valid census can be accomplished for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Currently, a weighted vote system is used with Tribal Council representatives, according to Cherokee Code Section 117-12, having the following ...
This is a list of deceased members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, per the EBCI Enrollment Office, whose estate is entitled to a pro rata share of the deceased members per capita distribution of net gaming revenues for the period Oct. 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018 pursuant to Section 16C-5 of the ...
This is a list of new enrollees, per the EBCI Enrollment Office, of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who were officially enrolled between Oct. 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018 who, unless otherwise prohibited by Tribal law, are eligible to receive a per capita distribution of distributable net gaming revenue for ...
The Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians are partnering to share the Cherokee story in Washington, D.C., during “Cherokee Days.” The event will take place at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian and will feature ...
Simply put, these non- Native offenders were essentially granted immunity for their crimes. Currently, some tribes, including the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, that meet due process requirements have been granted jurisdiction over non- Natives who commit violence against women on tribal lands.
She was one of the last people in the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to make pots using the stamped technique. She was also the daughter of Yonaguska. During the 20th century, many Cherokee women made pots in the Catawba style because this was popular with tourists. In the early 21st century, ...
With the passage of Resolution 6 (2017) (https://theonefeather.com/2017/10/tribe-to-fund-ea-for-sochan-gathering-in-park/) ,the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians tribal leadership committed funding to complete the required actions as outlined in 36 CRF 2.6 – 'Gathering of plants or plant parts by federally ...
After discussing the possibility of a Constitution for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians at a community meeting in the Yellowhill Community in April 2017, a group started meeting to draft one. Just about a year later, the group has a document to present to the EBCI tribal members for their review and ...
COMMISSION: Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed addresses the members of the Southwestern Commission after the group added the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians as an official member during a meeting at the Chestnut Tree Inn in Cherokee on the evening of Monday, March 26. (SCOTT MCKIE ...
TAHLEQUAH — This spring, visitors to the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., have the opportunity to learn about the history and culture of the Cherokee people, according to a news release. For the fifth consecutive year, the Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of ...

Sneed, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who formerly taught at Cherokee High School, will speak on leadership from a cultural perspective and share his experiences with leadership and education. Members of WCU's Native American Students Association and Tonya Carroll, director of the Ray Kinsland ...
The life and legacy of a Beloved Man of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians was honored during a service on the afternoon of Saturday, March 17. Tribal members, friends, and family filled the Chief Joyce Dugan Cultural Arts Center to honor and remember Beloved Man Jerry Wolfe who passed away on ...
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will hold a referendum on Thursday, May 31. The question asked will be: “To allow ABC permits to be issued to allow retail sales of alcoholic beverage on Tribal trust land at a Tribally-owned package store and ABC store.” Voter registration will close on Tuesday, May ...
DULUTH, Ga. – The 2017 NLL World Champion Georgia Swarm will honor the history of lacrosse during its third annual Native American Heritage Night presented by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort. The Swarm will host the New England Black Wolves at ...
Later this year, members of the Warriors of Anikituhwa will represent the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians overseas in a journey reminiscent of 1762. The group has received an invitation and will participate in the prestigious London New Year's Day Parade on Jan. 1, 2019. By doing so, they embark on a ...
A moment at the Oscars that went largely missed by most Americans has ignited a wave of pride among Native Americans, including North Carolina's Eastern Band of Cherokee. “Hostiles” film star Wes Studi paused during his time at the podium to speak the Cherokee language Tsalagi, acknowledging ...
Studi is affiliated with the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, based in Tahlequah, the largest of three federally-recognized Cherokee tribes. The other two are the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, also headquartered in Tahlequah, and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in Cherokee, North ...
LEADER: Kent Briggs, Cherokee Braves head football coach, was named an Honorary Member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians during the regular session of Tribal Council on Thursday, March 1. He is shown on the sidelines of the 1A State Championship game on Dec. 9, 2017 at North Carolina ...
... designation within the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. During its regular session on the morning of Thursday, March 1, Tribal Council approved legislation unanimously designating Lt. Col. Swayney as a Beloved Woman. Casey Cooper, Cherokee Indian Hospital chief executive officer, submitted the ...
Denise Ballard, president of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Board of Elections, presented the 24-page audit from Arizona-based Veriti Consulting to Tribal Council Feb. 16, going page-by-page through findings that concluded ballot tampering had likely occurred in Birdtown between the General ...
“This symposium is important because it allows collaboration and communication between all the various constituencies of university-level Cherokee learners in North Carolina and beyond,” said Benjamin Frey, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and professor at UNC-Chapel Hill. “We'll ...
ASHEVILLE, NC – Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will continue to work together to expand and improve the Seeking Paths in Nature (SPiN) program to reach more students in Western North Carolina through a $106,000 grant from the Cherokee ...
“It is with profound sadness that our tribe acknowledges the passing of Mr. Jerry Wolfe,” said Eastern Band Principal Chief Richard Sneed. “Mr. Wolfe was named a Beloved Man of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians after living a long life of service. Mr. Wolfe and his family gave their home so the United ...
Mr. Wolfe was named a Beloved Man of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians after living a long life of service. Mr. Wolfe and his family gave their home so the United States could construct the Blue Ridge Parkway. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, he worked in our community as a ...


 

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