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  • MCN files to remove Hobia from citizenship, Council candidacy
    MCN files to remove Hobia from citizenship, Council candidacy
    • August 15, 2017

    *Update 1:56 p.m. Aug. 15- The Election Board contacted Mvskoke Media and stated Roger Wylie is the attorney representing their office. Mvskoke Media contacted Wylie Aug. 15. He verified he is representing the Election Board and the Citizenship Board in this case. He declined to comment at this time. The story has been updated to

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  • Amendment to Tribal Construction engineer title approved during LNC
    Amendment to Tribal Construction engineer title approved during LNC
    • August 14, 2017

    Appropriations approved to churches for lawn mowers, repeal of bills Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Land, Natural Resources and Cultural Preservation Committee meeting was held Aug. 8 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. LNC addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills: TR

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  • Changes to Building Code approved during extraordinary session
    Changes to Building Code approved during extraordinary session
    • August 14, 2017

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Contract with Rosette approved OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) National Council held an extraordinary session Aug. 8 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. The Council addressed the following legislation, the description of which is attributed to the language in the bills. MCN Attorney General Kevin Dellinger said during the session that

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  • LTPD July police records
    LTPD July police records
    • August 14, 2017

    MCN Lighthorse Tribal Police Department OKMULGEE, Okla. — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Lighthorse Tribal Police Department report for July 2017 was submitted to Mvskoke Media. Contact LTPD at: 918-732-7800. In an emergency, contact LTPD at: 877-547-3390.   Total Arrests: 54 Total Citations: 33 Total Calls for Service: 773 Total Incidents: 132   July 1, 2017

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  • MCN files petition to remove Hobia from citizenship, Council candidacy
    MCN files petition to remove Hobia from citizenship, Council candidacy
    • August 10, 2017

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation petitioned the MCN District Court Aug. 10 to order the MCN Citizenship Board to revoke the citizenship of Jeremiah Hobia and order the MCN Election Board to remove him from the list of certified and eligible candidates. The court documents filed by MCN Attorney General

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  • NIGC issues letter to Kialegee regarding facility in Broken Arrow
    NIGC issues letter to Kialegee regarding facility in Broken Arrow
    • August 10, 2017

    *UPDATE: This story was updated at 8:58 a.m. Aug. 11 to add a statement from KTT and clarify the identity of Jeremiah Hobia.   Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Parcel ineligible for gaming, located in MCN jurisdiction OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The National Indian Gaming Commission issued a letter to Kialegee Tribal Town King Jeremiah Hobia stating the

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  • Dance group to perform at Tulsa State Fair
    Dance group to perform at Tulsa State Fair
    • August 9, 2017

    “I just love to dance.” — Charley Harjo

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  • 2017 National Council Candidate Video Profiles
    2017 National Council Candidate Video Profiles
    • August 8, 2017

    OKMULGEE, Okla. — 2017 National Council candidates were given to the opportunity to answer questions with Mvskoke Media for a video profile. Candidates were not given the questions prior to their scheduled interview. Candidates were not given a time limit for their response. Profiles have been uploaded by district in alphabetical order. Watch all videos in

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  • Tribal construction bill returns to committee during Council session
    Tribal construction bill returns to committee during Council session
    • August 8, 2017

    Honey Caranzo/Reporter Land purchase for veterans, citizens cemetery passes OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A quarterly session of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council was held July 29 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Council addressed the following legislation, which was addressed as follows: TR 17-085 Authorizing the adoption of policies and procedures for MCN Contracting and

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  • Husband, wife protect, serve Nation
    Husband, wife protect, serve Nation
    • August 7, 2017

    “She is an independent person and I tell her to go for it. I will be there to support her.” – LTPD Corporal Simeon Lee Jr.

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  • Tribal construction bill returns to committee during Council session

    Tribal construction bill returns to committee during Council session

    • August 8, 2017

    Honey Caranzo/Reporter Land purchase for veterans, citizens cemetery passes OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A quarterly session of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council was held July 29 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Council addressed the following legislation, which was addressed as follows: TR 17-085 Authorizing the adoption of policies and procedures for MCN Contracting and

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  • ‘Mvskoke Radio’ speaks with national Native journalist

    ‘Mvskoke Radio’ speaks with national Native journalist

    • July 7, 2017

    Sterling Cosper/Manager Trahant discusses Trump administration, federal Indian issues OKMULGEE, Okla. — Mvskoke Radio’s Gary Fife interviewed Mark Trahant (Shoshone-Bannock) July 5, a Native American independent journalist who typically covers Native American issues on the national scene. Trahant is a faculty member at the University of North Dakota. MR: First of all, what’s your overall

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  • Tulsa Drillers game helps provide mental health awareness

    Tulsa Drillers game helps provide mental health awareness

    • May 24, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter BHS sponsors event TULSA, Okla. — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Behavioral Health Services sponsored a Tulsa Drillers game May 20. BHS set up three stations throughout ONEOK Field in Tulsa and provided resources to promote Mental Health Awareness Month and National Prevention Week. National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing

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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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  • 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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  • Amendment to Tribal Construction engineer title approved during LNC

    Amendment to Tribal Construction engineer title approved during LNC

    • August 14, 2017

    Appropriations approved to churches for lawn mowers, repeal of bills Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Land, Natural Resources and Cultural Preservation Committee meeting was held Aug. 8 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. LNC addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills: TR

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  • Mvskoke Media reporter receives 40 under 40 award

    Mvskoke Media reporter receives 40 under 40 award

    • August 9, 2017

    Mvskoke Media Release Aug. 9, 2017 OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Mvskoke Media Reporter Darren DeLaune has been recognized by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) through their annual ‘40 Under 40’ awards. According to a NCAIED release, the awards were created to acknowledge emerging Native American, Alaska Native and First Nation citizens between

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  • Husband, wife protect, serve Nation

    Husband, wife protect, serve Nation

    • August 7, 2017

    “She is an independent person and I tell her to go for it. I will be there to support her.” – LTPD Corporal Simeon Lee Jr.

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  • An examination of National Council qualifications

    An examination of National Council qualifications

    • August 2, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter Citizen polls indicate traditional values, education, experience as important OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — According to information on the Muscogee (Creek) Nation website provided by the MCN Election Board, a Muscogee (Creek) citizen is eligible to run for National Council if they are a quarter or more Muscogee (Creek) blood quantum, at least 18 years

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  • Are you registered to vote?

    Are you registered to vote?

    • July 27, 2017

    Manager explains how to become a voter Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Okla. — Election year is upon us. Will our citizens vote? Are some citizens even registered to vote? ‘Native News Today’ host Jason Salsman discussed Muscogee (Creek) Nation voting in his #RealTalk column. There are over 85,000 citizens enrolled in the Nation, but sadly, less

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  • IAC presents at 4th Annual Youth Summit

    IAC presents at 4th Annual Youth Summit

    • July 21, 2017

      *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

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