The tribe's leaders approved plans earlier this month for a $200 million expansion to add at least 600 additional hotel rooms, as well as 100,000 feet of convention space.
The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians in western North Carolina is offering bounty payments of $25 for each coyote carcass that is turned into the tribe.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
may start charging for backcountry camping and hire more rangers to
manage what happens in the deep woods.
Works by 16 Cherokee carvers will be
displayed in a new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History
titled "Cherokee Carvers: Tradition Renewed."