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Government – Coharie Tribe

Government

Chief Ammie Gordon “Silver Eagle” Jacobs

Chief Ammie Gordon “Silver Eagle” Jacobs is truly an elder pillar of the Coharie Indian Tribe. A lifelong resident of the Coharie Tribal Community and he is an outstanding Member of the Coharie Tribe. Chief Jacobs was seated as Coharie Chief in August of 2019. Chief Jacobs has served the Coharie People as a Coharie People Board Member for years prior to being seated as the Coharie Chief.  Chief Jacobs is very active in the Coharie tribal community.  You will often see him volunteering in our tribal community garden helping with planting, harvesting and disturbing produce to elders in our community. Assisting with the Cohaire river tours, visiting the Coharie senior sites in Harnett and Sampson County. You will see him at our monthly community meetings and any event that we host in Coharie land.

 

Coharie Intra-Tribal Council, Inc.

7531 N US Hwy 421 S, Clinton, NC 28328

Phone: (910) 564-6909

Chairman: Freddie Carter Jr.

Chairman Freddie Carter Jr.

The Coharie Intra-Tribal Council  consists of seven tribal members representing Harnett and Sampson Counties with our Chief as an honorary member.  Three members from each county are elected annually to serve on the Coharie Intra-Tribal Council.  The Chairman is elected by the people every three years.

THE COHARIE INTRA-TRIBAL COUNCIL MISSION STATEMENT:

To Provide the enrolled members of the Coharie Tribe with increased opportunities to raise their standard of living by providing housing and related services to members residing in Sampson and Harnett Counties by improving housing conditions to standard level and provide economic, employment, educational opportunities, and improving the tribal governmental structure and operation and preserve the culture of our Coharie Tribe, with the aid of the Wisdom Keepers, our elders.

Vice Chairperson: Isabell Freeman-Elliott

Secretary: Phillip Strickland

Council Member: Sharon Williams

Council Member: Davis Micheal Groves

Council Member: Joanna Chance

Council Member: Gnaynelle Ammons Faircloth

Coharie People, Inc.

PO BOX 1454

Clinton, NC 28329

Chairman: Phillip Strickland

The Coharie People Board consists of nine tribal members representing South Clinton, Herring and Shiloh districts with our Chief as an honorary member.  Through the help of committees, we operate and oversee our annual Coharie Powwow, Coharie Pageant and the Title VII Indian Education Program along with other Coharie business relations. Three members are elected annually to serve on the Coharie Intra-Tribal Council.

Vice Chairperson: Gnaynelle Ammons Faircloth

Secretary: Joanna Chance

Council Member: Valarie Sweat

Council Member: Lisa Carter

Council Member: Cathy Ammons

Council Member: Cheyenne McNeill

Council Member: Magic Gomez

Council Member: Brittany Jacobs Locklear

Harnett County Coharie Indian Association

1943 Arrowhead Road, Dunn, NC 28334

Phone: (910) 892-0032

 

Chairperson: Isabell Freeman-Elliott

Isabell Freeman-Elliott

The Harnett County Coharie Indian Association  consists of nine tribal members representing all of Harnett County.   We operate and oversee our programs along with other Coharie business relations. Three members are elected annually to serve on the Coharie Intra-Tribal Council.

Vice Chairman: David Micheal Groves

Secretary: Sharon Williams

Treasurer: Alicia Maynor Hart

Council Member: Juanita Caldwell

Council Member: Phillip Walker

Council Member: Alan Gupton

Council Member: Helen McCown