Liz Gray/Reporter Miss, Jr. Miss MCN reflect on connection with culture OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The silver crowns that the 2017-2018 Muscogee (Creek) Nation royalty display upon their head has been passed down since the late 1980s. The scalloped shape flows with Mvskoke designs etched along the edges leading into opalescent pearls on each side.
Deviney Luchsinger/Multimedia Specialist Citizen plays bass in 1970s style band TULSA, Oklahoma — You do not even notice The Warehouse driving by, or hardly walking up to the door. The only give away is the sound of the crowd cheering as the band takes the stage. Walking into the smoke-filled venue was like stepping
“If they have a desire or an interest to be involved in the Council level, then they certainly have that opportunity and they shouldn’t be discouraged from that.” — MCN Human Resources Manager Dr. Dean Hughes
*Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story did not state that the event was sponsored by Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative. Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer University of Arkansas hosts youth from 76 Nations FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Nearly 150 Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students representing 76 tribes nationwide gathered at the
Jessica McBride/Managing Editor OKMULGEE, Okla. — Mvskoke Media interviewed Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief James Floyd regarding the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act and Public Officials Ethics Commission law that was passed by the National Council in 2015. Floyd said he expects the commission to be active and operational shortly after the candidate filing period
“To tell you how it’s going to affect the Nation, well I can’t because I don’t know what’s going to happen.” — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Tax Commissioner Jerry McPeak