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Eastern Cherokee citizens support chief amid call for impeachmentFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Eastern Cherokee citizens support chief amid call for impeachment (April 20, 2017)
The North Carolina tribe's legislative body is moving ahead with impeachment proceedings
Eastern Cherokee chief vows cooperation with federal investigationsFiled Under: Law
Eastern Cherokee chief vows cooperation with federal investigations (October 12, 2016)
The Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice are looking into the North Carolina tribe.
Eastern Cherokees toughen drug laws and keep eye on treatmentFiled Under: Health | Law | National
Eastern Cherokees toughen drug laws and keep eye on treatment (August 3, 2016)
The North Carolina tribe is imposing fines on Indians and non-Indians who bring drugs into the community and is building a new treatment center.
President Barack Obama hosted meeting with tribal leaders in DCFiled Under: National | Politics
President Barack Obama hosted meeting with tribal leaders in DC (March 1, 2016)
Chief Patrick Lambert of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians was among the group of 16 who met with the president on February 23.
Rep. Don Young vows quick action on tribal tourism and Eastern Cherokee billsFiled Under: Business | National | Politics | Trust
Rep. Don Young vows quick action on tribal tourism and Eastern Cherokee bills (February 25, 2016)
H.R.3477, the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience (NATIVE) Act, and H.R.3599, the Eastern Band Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act, saw strong support at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Eastern Cherokee leader vetoes resolution for marijuana studyFiled Under: National | Politics
Eastern Cherokee leader vetoes resolution for marijuana study (December 7, 2015)
Chief Patrick Lambert doesn't want the North Carolina tribe to consider legalizing the drug for recreational purposes.
Patrick Lambert: My first month as Eastern Cherokee chiefFiled Under: Opinion
Patrick Lambert: My first month as Eastern Cherokee chief (November 16, 2015)
I have worked every day including weekends since being sworn in and have not had a day of less than 10 hours in the office or at meetings yet.
Eastern Cherokees welcome visitors to $82M health facilityFiled Under: Health
Eastern Cherokees welcome visitors to $82M health facility (October 15, 2015)
The tribe financed the Cherokee Indian Hospital completely with its own funds.
Paper must ask to attend Eastern Cherokee council meetingsFiled Under: National | Politics
Paper must ask to attend Eastern Cherokee council meetings (August 27, 2015)
Freedom of the press remains a work in progress on the tribe's reservation in North Carolina.
Eastern Cherokees getting ready to elect a new principal chiefFiled Under: Politics
Eastern Cherokees getting ready to elect a new principal chief (August 12, 2015)
Three candidates are hoping to become the next leader of the North Carolina tribe.

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