Cherokee Indians

Cherokee Indians
May 2024
For generations of children—spanning more than a century of campfire songs, canoe races, s’mores, and more—WNC’s summer camps have defined the season

May 2024
The legacy and future of trout farming in Western North Carolina

May 2024
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Feb 2024
Nineteen influential women who have had a positive impact on Western North Carolina

Nov 2023
PBS North Carolina’s latest program highlights the trails of North Carolina

Jun 2023
For nearly 100 years, the Ela Dam has interrupted the flow of the Oconaluftee River. But now, a team of locals are restoring the waterway.

Jun 2023
WNC film examines reciprocity between Native Americans and nature

Jun 2023
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Sep 2022
In partnership with The 400 Years Project, a local photographer showcases contemporary Cherokee artists and their work

Aug 2022
A combination of indigenous land management techniques and innovative approaches to restoration offers partial answers to the challenges of a changing climate in Western North Carolina forests

Aug 2021
After so many months of cancelled and postponed events, the urge to get together and celebrate is palpable. Here to satisfy is a season of great gatherings bursting with local culture: From woolly worms, elk, and Bigfoot to mountain arts, food, music, and more, these festivals truly have something for everyone.

Jun 2021
Western North Carolina’s worlds of wonder

Mar 2021
Cherokee step closer to legalized sports betting and medical marijuana

Dec 2020
For all of its storm and stress, 2020 proved to be a watershed for WNC authors, with a wave of them publishing particularly notable titles

Sep 2020
Standout stories from regional lore that confound and fascinate with each retelling

Sep 2020
Head to WNC's far western areas to take in Indian Lakes, Newfound Gap, Nantahala, and Waterfalls scenic byways

Jun 2020
As the Nantahala and Pisgah national forests face a historic turning point, the planners are impassioned and the stakes are high

Feb 2020
Ashvegas presents the news from Buncombe’s boom town

Oct 2019
Sports gambling debuts at WNC’s Cherokee casinos

Oct 2019
The Nikwasi Initiative takes the lead on Franklin’s key Cherokee heritage site

Aug 2019
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Aug 2019
Get into a good rut with the inaugural Smoky Mountain Elk Fest

Apr 2019
Experience the essence of mountain golf with elevation changes that test even the best in the game

Dec 2018
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Dec 2018
Locals, especially, can confirm Western North Carolina holds a wealth of riches. From natural wonders and cultural treasures to splurge-worthy experiences, the indulgences afforded in our mountains are, in many ways, priceless.

Apr 2018
Explore history, modernity, and beauty in this one-of-a-kind town

Feb 2018
Long valued by the Cherokee, this wild leafy green has lots to offer

Jun 2016
While medicinal marijuana might be approved for the Cherokee, it won’t bring an all-access pass to puff

Feb 2016
One tribal member expands efforts to teach the Cherokee’s traditional tongue

Aug 2015
Get to know local history through new exhibits at area heritage museums

Apr 2015
The Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians opens in Cherokee

Mar 2015
Safeguard wild lands & trails

Dec 2014
After an unprecedented internal health assessment, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians expands its approach to wellness

Aug 2014
The Cherokee Preservation Foundation invests in the tribe’s past and future

May 2014
Meet 11 leaders in the quest to conserve WNC’s natural areas

Apr 2011
The 150th anniversary of North Carolina’s entry into the Civil War sparks reminders of our region’s conflicted role in the fight

Apr 2010
The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee marks progress by the years

Jan 2010
Ornate pins are a girl’s go-to accent

Jul 2009
Your Guide to some of Western North Carolina’s most memorable holes

Mar 2009
From the Past to the Present