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  • Welcome parade held for Vietnam veterans
    Welcome parade held for Vietnam veterans
    • May 22, 2017

    “Fortunately and pleasantly it’s great to see the youth of our tribe wanting to recognize the Vietnam combat veterans.” — MCN Veterans Affairs Service Office Director Ken Davis

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  • Company looks to expand, create
    Company looks to expand, create
    • May 22, 2017

    “I am very passionate about the people and this company. We have a big property and lots of equipment, but at the end of the day we are who we are because of the people.” – CEO/General Manager Geoff Hager

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  • CESO policy, procedures passed during Council session
    CESO policy, procedures passed during Council session
    • May 22, 2017

    Honey Caranzo/Reporter Public school donation amount amended OKMULGEE, Okla. — A regular session of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council was held May 20 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Council addressed the following legislation, which was approved as follows: TR 17-059 Authorizing the approval of the policy and procedures for MCN Contracting and Employment

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  • Citizens invited to participate in fight against diabetes
    Citizens invited to participate in fight against diabetes
    • May 19, 2017

    “But diabetes doesn’t just affect Native communities. We’re part of that larger number and equation. Nationwide diabetes affects almost 30 million people.” — MCN Cultural Center and Archives Curator John Beaver

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  • Tulsa community requests license for beer sales during BFJ/HEW
    Tulsa community requests license for beer sales during BFJ/HEW
    • May 17, 2017

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Council approval, additional permits required for smoke shop OKMULGEE, Okla. — A joint session of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council’s Business, Finance and Justice Committee and the Health, Education and Welfare Committee was held May 16 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. BFJ/HEW addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which

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  • Floyd discusses trip to Alabama, Georgia
    Floyd discusses trip to Alabama, Georgia
    • May 16, 2017

    “I think we opened some doors for future opportunities and so I’m very thankful for the opportunity to go down there.” — MCN Principal Chief James Floyd

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  • Delayed but undaunted, Ingram graduates from college
    Delayed but undaunted, Ingram graduates from college
    • May 15, 2017

    “I love the fact that if you are in a battle or in a foxhole, you want Amanda Ingram on your side. She is a warrior in so many areas.” – Oklahoma City University Stars softball team head coach Phil McSpadden

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  • MCN casino’s Pepsi product agreement passes during BFJ session
    MCN casino’s Pepsi product agreement passes during BFJ session
    • May 12, 2017

    Honey Caranzo/Reporter MCN Child Support Enforcement seeks alternate virtual network OKMULGEE, Okla. — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Business, Finance and Justice committee meeting was held May 11 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. BFJ addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills: TR 17-059 Authorizing

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  • Icehouse approved for Wetumka community during HEW/LNC
    Icehouse approved for Wetumka community during HEW/LNC
    • May 11, 2017

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Committee approves Checotah community lease OKMULGEE, Okla. — A joint session of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council’s Health, Education and Welfare Committee and the Land, Natural Resources and Cultural Preservation Committee was held May 9 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. HEW/LNC addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is

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  • Grant agreement with foundation passes during HEW session
    Grant agreement with foundation passes during HEW session
    • May 11, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter Kellyville schools request funds to assist football team OKMULGEE, Okla. — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held May 8 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. HEW addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills: TR 17-064 Authorizing the

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Health

  • MCN observes Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

    MCN observes Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

    • May 11, 2017

    “Mental health, in all populations, is extremely important. It’s one of the most important common problems we have out there that goes without treatment.” –Shawn Terry, MCN Secretary of Health

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  • BHS, LTPD host prescription drug disposal event

    BHS, LTPD host prescription drug disposal event

    • May 9, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter LTPD disposal box available year-round OKMULGEE, Okla. — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Behavioral Health Services and Lighthorse Tribal Police Department participated in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 28. The partnership of the two programs was formed to raise awareness and prevention of suicide and prescription drug abuse. National Prescription Drug Take Back

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  • Okemah hospital to be completed this year

    Okemah hospital to be completed this year

    • May 4, 2017

    “We want patients to be able to get in and to get care quickly.” –MCN Secretary of Health Shawn Terry

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  • Country Club land transferred to MCN Housing during Council session

    Country Club land transferred to MCN Housing during Council session

    • May 2, 2017

    Honey Caranzo/Reporter Nation receives grant funds for forum on ICWA, VAWA OKMULGEE, Okla. — A quarterly session of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council was held April 29 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Council addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills: TR 17-028 Authorizing the principal

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  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    • April 20, 2017

    An interview with Shawn Partridge from the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Family Violence Prevention Program about Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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  • ADA donation passes during HEW session

    ADA donation passes during HEW session

    • April 20, 2017

    Honey Caranzo/Reporter Funding increased for nurse education program OKMULGEE, Okla. — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held April 17 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. HEW addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills: TR 17-028 Authorizing the principal chief

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  • MCNDH participates in pilot program

    MCNDH participates in pilot program

    • April 10, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter Okmulgee Clinic to help develop trauma awareness OKMULGEE, Okla. — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health is participating in a pilot program to help pediatric primary care become trauma aware. The Pediatric Integrated Care Collaborative is a joint collaboration between the Indian Health Services and John Hopkins Center for American Indian Health.

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  • Easement for pipeline repealed during Council session

    Easement for pipeline repealed during Council session

    • March 30, 2017

    Honey Caranzo/Reporter Two mortgages attached to donated land OKMULGEE, Okla. — A regular session of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council was held March 25 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Council addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills: TR 17-025 Approving the tribal Housing And Urban

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  • Boarding school provides means for students, staff

    Boarding school provides means for students, staff

    • May 22, 2017

    “We are their home away from home. We become their family.” – Acting Superintendent of Riverside Indian Schools Patrick Moore

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  • Company looks to expand, create

    Company looks to expand, create

    • May 22, 2017

    “I am very passionate about the people and this company. We have a big property and lots of equipment, but at the end of the day we are who we are because of the people.” – CEO/General Manager Geoff Hager

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  • LTPD April police records

    LTPD April police records

    • May 19, 2017

    MCN Lighthorse Tribal Police Department OKMULGEE, Okla. — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Lighthorse Tribal Police Department report for April 2017 was submitted to Mvskoke Media. Contact LTPD at: 918-732-7800. In an emergency, contact LTPD at: 877-547-3390.     Total April arrests-                            35 Total

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  • MNYS holds teen pregnancy prevention event

    MNYS holds teen pregnancy prevention event

    • May 12, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter Program teaches parents how to talk to their teens OKMULGEE, Okla. — The Mvskoke Nation Youth Services held a teen pregnancy prevention event May 3, at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month. MNYS Program Development Specialist Rachael Sourjohn wants to bring awareness of the issue of teen

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  • MCN observes Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

    MCN observes Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

    • May 11, 2017

    “Mental health, in all populations, is extremely important. It’s one of the most important common problems we have out there that goes without treatment.” –Shawn Terry, MCN Secretary of Health

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  • BHS, LTPD host prescription drug disposal event

    BHS, LTPD host prescription drug disposal event

    • May 9, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter LTPD disposal box available year-round OKMULGEE, Okla. — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Behavioral Health Services and Lighthorse Tribal Police Department participated in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 28. The partnership of the two programs was formed to raise awareness and prevention of suicide and prescription drug abuse. National Prescription Drug Take Back

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