Cherokee, N.C., March 21, 2013 -- Principal Chief, Michell Hicks, of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation (EBCI) visits FEMA's Green Hornet, a self-contained operational unit in Cherokee, NC. FEMA is working with members of the Eastern Band Cherokee Indians and North Carolina officials, on various public assistance projects which were damaged during a severe winter storm in January. This is the first time that a Federally recognized Native American tribe was able to apply for direct assistance from FEMA. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA
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