Cherokee Nation

United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians Youth Conservation Corps - National Forest Foundation

In 2017, the NFF and REI brought eight youth from the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians (UKB) from their home in Oklahoma to the …

Conservation

Pro-casino group raises $1M in July for Arkansas proposal

LITTLE ROCK — An organization working to legalize casinos in Arkansas says it raised more than $1 million last month from two American Indian tribes …

Hot Springs

Active Shooter in Cherokee County, NC — One Dead

News reports say that one person is dead and a SWAT team is on the scene in the Sandy Gap area of Cherokee County, NC, where an active shooter has …

North Carolina

5 societies where women rule the roost

The Native American Cherokee<p>The ancient Cherokee were matrilineal with a complex society structure. Cherokee women had many rights and privileges …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Cherokee County Fire Recognizes Safe Digging Day

Cherokee County Division of the Georgia Utility Coordinating Council received a resolution from Cherokee Fire regarding Safe Digging …

Genealogy

Deputies: SC woman asks for ride before stealing ambulance, riding it into NC

CHEROKEE Co., S.C. (WSPA) - A Gaffney, South Carolina woman is accused of stealing an ambulance before she was apprehended by deputies on Interstate …

Crime

The pioneering Native American woman who designed paths to other planets

Mary G. Ross didn’t let any kind of orthodoxy imprison her. The first female engineer and the first Native American engineer to work at Lockheed Martin, she was also among the first with a hankering to work on interplanetary space travel.<p>In 1942, she said, that kind of thing made people question …

Native Americans

Today’s Google doodle celebrates the first Native-American woman engineer

Mary G. Ross was born 110 years ago on this day. Born the great-great-granddaughter of Chief John Ross of the Cherokee Nation, Ross was hired as Lockheed Missiles and Space Company’s first female engineer in 1942, reports <i>Time</i>. <b>One of her greatest contributions over her five-decade career was her</b> …

Google Doodle

Visiting Our Past: The Grant expedition leveled 17 Cherokee towns

“We killed a large Rattle snake & a water snake which had another in it almost as large as itself,” Capt. Christopher French, a member of Col. James …

South Carolina

Cherokee Nation, US Fish and Wildlife Service create first conservation area on tribal land to save endangered species

<i>Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker reads an executive order designating a portion of the tribe’s 800-acre park on Sallisaw Creek in</i> …

Conservation

American Experience

Ulysses S. Grant | Article<p>Winfield Scott<p>As a cadet at West Point, young Ulysses S. Grant considered General Winfield Scott "the finest specimen of …

War

WHEN A GHOST TALKS, LISTEN

Narrated by Isaac, a Choctaw boy who was killed while walking the Trail of Tears in 1830, this quick-paced novel sheds light on forgotten histories.A …

War Of 1812

GWINNETT

Snellville<p>Police receive decision-based driver training<p>Snellville police officers recently took part in a decision-based public safety driver …

City Politics

Cherokee Battalion Chief Recognized For 30 Years Of Service

Tim Prather received a certificate of appreciation after thirty years of service with Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services .<p><b>From Cherokee County</b> …

Emergency Medicine

Body of Olivia Lone Bear Found in N. Dakota as Native Women Face Crisis of Murders, Disappearances

This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.<p>This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.<p>After an agonizing 9-month search, …

United States

Oklahoma lawsuit against opioid makers back in state court

A U.S. judge determined Friday that a lawsuit the state of Oklahoma filed against the makers of opioids does not "necessarily rise" to a federal …

U.S. Federal Courts

Beyond the Scoreboard: 6 WNC teams ranked in state football poll

Carolina Gridiron has released its poll of the top high school football teams in the state, and six Western North Carolina schools are ranked among …

College Sports

Brandon Hobson On Gender Identity and the Future of Native Literature

Brandon Hobson talks to Culture Trip about his book <i>Where the Dead Sit Talking</i> and the intimate struggles of writing about personal concerns through …

David Bowie

Pedestrian Hit By Car On I-575 In Cherokee County

The man was walking away from a disabled vehicle when he was struck by a car Wednesday afternoon near Exit 19 in Canton.<p>CANTON, GA — A pedestrian was …

Walking

Choctaw Proud: Altus Motorsports’ Native American Roots – MotoAmerica

For thousands of years, and long before Europeans came to America, the Choctaw Nation was a tribe of farmers that lived in what is now the …

Native Americans

Austrian Teen Participates In Cherokee Fire Explorer Academy

Fire and emergency services exploring is a hands-on program that exposes participants to many career experiences and learning opportunities.<p><b>From</b> …

Emergency Medicine

Visiting Our Past: Asheville before Asheville: Cherokee girls, De Soto's crimes

Hernando De Soto stopped in Asheville in 1541.<p>When the Spanish conquistador came through here on his way from the Gulf Coast to Lake Michigan, he …

Lake Michigan

Cherokee Indians may gain right to harvest sochan from Great Smokies

CLOSE<p>A reader wants to know if the Cherokee Indians lived where the present-day Biltmore Estate is.<p>GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK — For …

National Parks

Letter From Wild West – October 2018

Was Ned Christie a heroic freedom fighter, one of the most vicious killers ever to stalk Oklahoma Territory or something in between?

Book Reviews

Has Jack quit Love Island? Dani Dyer's boyfriend storms off and tells pals he's 'going' after furious row

Love Island power couple Jack Fincham and Dani Dyer could be over after he appeared to storm out of the villa.<p>Last night's teaser has left fans …

Love Island

Love Island fans turn against Dani Dyer after 'childish and fake' reaction to Jack Fincham's lie detector results

Dani Dyer has been the favourite to win Love Island since the show began.<p>Her romance with Jack Fincham has been going the longest and the Essex …

Love Island

Going 'Native': Why Are Americans Hijacking Cherokee Identity?

Bring up the subject of Native Americans to any group of Americans, and at least one person will claim to have a Cherokee ancestor, pointing to high …

Ethnology

Daily Quiz for July 23, 2018

The 1863 forced 350 mile walk of Navajos and Apaches from Fort Defiance, Arizona to Bosque Redondo, a reservation in New Mexico, was named this.The …

New Mexico

"Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal" is open through January 2019

<b>WASHINGTON, DC</b><b>.-</b> “Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal” is an exhibition produced by the Cherokee Nation. On view through January 2019 on the …

American Indian

Cherokee Bean Bread

Bakers delicately wrap this corn-and-bean dumpling in hickory leaves before boiling.<p>More like a dumpling, Cherokee bean bread rests on two …

Native Americans