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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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  • ‘Tournament of Gladiators’ battle at River Spirit
    ‘Tournament of Gladiators’ battle at River Spirit
    • April 19, 2017

    “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

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  • Purchase of Okmulgee County property approved by Council
    Purchase of Okmulgee County property approved by Council
    • April 13, 2017

    “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

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  • MCN 2017 second quarter financial report released
    MCN 2017 second quarter financial report released
    • April 13, 2017

    OKMULGEE, Okla. — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Code Annotated Title 37, Chapter 2-709 states that the controller will prepare quarterly financial statements and the report is to be published each quarter in the ‘Muscogee Nation News.’ Mvskoke Media has received the January-March 2017 report from the MCN Controller’s Office, and will publish in the next available

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  • Organization to assist rural Native entrepreneurs
    Organization to assist rural Native entrepreneurs
    • April 12, 2017

    “I believe the major sort of engines for economic development in rural Oklahoma today are basically the tribes.” — i2E President and CEO Scott Meacham

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  • Policy on stompdances under review
    Policy on stompdances under review
    • April 10, 2017

    “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

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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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  • Oklahoma educators, tribal representatives discuss Every Student Succeeds Act
    Oklahoma educators, tribal representatives discuss Every Student Succeeds Act
    • April 6, 2017

    “What we are doing today has not been done anywhere in the country at this point. Ahniwake Rose NIEA Executive Director said we are kind of leading the effort to engage with our local education agencies, the state, the feds.” — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Secretary of Education and Training Greg Anderson

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  • Blue ribbons hung for Child Abuse Awareness Month
    Blue ribbons hung for Child Abuse Awareness Month
    • April 6, 2017

    “What we’d like the Creek citizens to understand this does happen with in the Muscogee (Creek) culture.” – MCN State Reunification and Permanency Program Manager Steve Wahnee

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Health

  • 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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  • Citizen looks at life bright and ‘Sunny’ after surgery

    Citizen looks at life bright and ‘Sunny’ after surgery

    • March 15, 2017

    “It was the voice of God, my God. Jesus came and spoke to me. He took his hand and put it on my head and said, ‘Sonny, don’t panic. I got this. You are fine and go back to sleep.’” – Muscogee (Creek) citizen Sunny Moreno

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  • Pipeline land returned during Council session

    Pipeline land returned during Council session

    • March 2, 2017

    Honey Caranzo/Reporter Tribal storm shelter program established OKMULGEE, Okla. — A regular session of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council was held Feb. 25 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Council addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills: TR 17-010 Authorizing the principal chief to execute a

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  • Floyd gives update on trip to the US capital

    Floyd gives update on trip to the US capital

    • February 24, 2017

    “Again the main focus was to get out in front of them and let them know who we are. We are a very large tribe and so they needed to know that.” — MCN Principal Chief James Floyd

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  • Terry confirmed as MCN health secretary

    Terry confirmed as MCN health secretary

    • February 24, 2017

    “I think we are going to do some great things in health over the next year. The National Council and the chief’s leadership and vision of having great health care for our citizens. I couldn’t ask for more supportive legislatures and administrators than what I get to work with.” — MCN Secretary of Health Shawn Terry

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  • Citizens help to run family business

    Citizens help to run family business

    • April 4, 2017

    “We have people here who only buy from us because of what my mother and father did for them. They trusted them and now they trust us.” – Vice President of Neal’s Furniture John Neal Jr.

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  • Martial arts helps bring balance to ring, life

    Martial arts helps bring balance to ring, life

    • March 29, 2017

    “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

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  • After beetles are accommodated, road to hospital begins

    After beetles are accommodated, road to hospital begins

    • March 3, 2017

    “If the beetle is not around, a lot of the carcasses would be above the ground and flies would be everywhere. Flies do develop and they go to other carcasses, waste and your picnic lunch.” – Assistant Professor William Hoback

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  • DeLaune’s Corner: Blessing

    DeLaune’s Corner: Blessing

    • February 23, 2017

    A lunch date with more meaning Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Okla. — A few years ago, I wrote a column called, ‘This is the greatest day of my life.’ The subject of my column was none other than my beautiful daughter. If I am not mistaken, she had to have been nine or 10-years-old when I

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  • Citizen shares her story, poetry

    Citizen shares her story, poetry

    • February 16, 2017

    “Being a very shy person, I could go into it and create these worlds.” Muscogee (Creek) citizen and poet Jennifer Foerster

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  • Greater Tulsa Indian Arts Festival celebrates 30 years

    Greater Tulsa Indian Arts Festival celebrates 30 years

    • February 13, 2017

    “This is a celebration of Native culture. 30 years that this festival has been in existence.” – Greater Tulsa Indian Affairs Commission member Matt Roberts

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