**update** Here is the full video of the meeting:
MEDIA ROLL CALL
Macon Media (me)
Macon County News
The Franklin Press
If you see coverage of this meeting in any other new outlet, please know that they are reporting second hand information because they were not at the meeting. Smoky mountain News and WLOS-TV, I'm looking at you.
The Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians, Michell Hicks, spoke to the Macon County Commissioners last night in an effort to enlist their aid and suppoert in taking the Nikwasi Indian Mound from the Fown of Franklin. the entirety of his comments are below, as well as the discussion amongst the county commissioners afterward.
And my play by play is on Google Plus.
The Macon County Commissioners will be meeting tonight in the court house at 6pm and I'll be there to record the meeting for you if you cannot attend.
I will also be posting a nearly live play by play of the proceedings on Google Plus and will be embedding the video of the meeting here sometime tomorrow.
I see that Principal Chief Michel Hicks is on the agenda. Here is what he had to say about Macon County and the Town of Franklin recently and the upcoming attempt by the tribe to take the mound away from the people of Macon County: http://youtu.be/Sm3hPZ6OAWc?t=2m55s
I have included a copy of the public agenda and the press kit below for your convenience.
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