Minorities
9:26 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Principal Chief of Eastern Band of Cherokee Michell Hicks

David Hurand talks with Chief Michell Hicks of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
Segment two with Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Michell Hicks. The Chief address the effect of sequestration on tribal services.

In July the animal rights group People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals celebrated the transfer of eleven bears from a closed zoo in Cherokee to an animal sanctuary in Texas.  Over the next three days David Hurand Speaks with the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Indians about the move, the effects of sequestration on the tribe and the future of the local economy.  David spoke with the Chief in his office in Cherokee.

Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians speaks with David Hurand

Segment three of our conversation with the Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Michell Hicks.