- April 21, 2017
‘Native News Today’ interviews Holly Dunn with Muscogee (Creek) Nation Behavioral Health Services about a new grant.
“It was last minute, sort of rush to buy. There was no business plan in place and in my opinion, we have enough land base that is just sitting there that we’re paying taxes on and this would be another piece of property that would sit there and we’d have to pay taxes on also.” –National Council Rep. Rufus Scott
“…we’re not just buying property and property that won’t benefit the Nation. We will have property that will generate revenue and property that will employ citizens and we need that. We need the economic development to grow our Nation.” –Principal Chief James Floyd
“My plan is to write a letter to each one of the mekkos and let them know what the situation is and what my recommendation is. Particularly at this point, the most pressing one is the festival.” - Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief James Floyd
Magic Ravenhawk speaks to ‘Native News Today’ about the Light It Up Red event at RiverWalk in Jenks, Okla.
“I wanted something different and I felt like Lighthorse was the way to go,” –Joseph Dawson
“That was the first time I learned what tradition was.” –Muscogee (Creek citizen and MCN Tax Commissioner Jerry McPeak
Film series to spotlight Native American films Darren DeLaune/Reporter TULSA, Okla. — Since 1928, Circle Cinema has brought movies from all over the world to Tulsa. Films that are more independent or foreign have found a home at the theater. Circle Cinema also hosts events such as Native Spotlight, a new quarterly series showcasing the
An interview with Shawn Partridge from the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Family Violence Prevention Program about Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
“My plan is to write a letter to each one of the mekkos and let them know what the situation is and what my recommendation is. Particularly at this point, the most pressing one is the festival.” – Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief James Floyd
Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer Area named after long bow group founder OKMULGEE, Okla. — The Mvskoke Cvkotakse Seccvlke (Muscogee Bow Shooter Society) bow shooting range has a new name. In a nod to one of the group’s founding members, the field that sits prominently alongside Highway 75 on the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Complex in Okmulgee will
“These guys who were in this tournament showed up to fight. They knew of the chance that they would have to fight three times in one night, but they didn’t care. They wanted to let everyone know that they came to fight.” – UFC Fighter Frank Mir
“It is more realistic for everyday living. Especially as woman, we need to learn to protect ourselves.” – Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health SANE Nurse and Muscogee (Creek) citizen Lena Pizzolato
“We do kickbox here at Paddy’s. We train to fight in the ring. It is when you can walk away from a fight outside of the ring, is when you have won.” – Muscogee (Creek) kickboxer Robison ‘Wvncee’ Smith
TULSA, Okla. — Representatives from the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes and the Oklahoma State Department of Education held an Every Student Succeeds Act workshop April 5 at River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa. Approximately 350 Oklahoma public school educators were present to listen to representatives from the U.S. Department of Education,
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