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  • Silent, but deadly

    Silent, but deadly

    Citizen lets her play do the talking Darren DeLaune/Reporter KELLYVILLE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) citizen Kailyn Bearpaw is very quiet when she is around people she does not know. Her competitiveness, however, speaks volumes whether she is on the basketball court, softball diamond or running for her track and field team. “I let how I

  • United Nation: Indigenous edition

    United Nation: Indigenous edition

    Liz Gray/Reporter Citizen selected to represent in Model UN OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — For the first time ever in the 45-year history of the Model United Nations Conference, an Indigenous delegation will be represented. ‘Model United Nations: Indigenous’ is a project created by Massachusetts high school senior Nathan Balk King. King is a Rosebud Sioux tribal

  • A Mvskoke’s vision

    A Mvskoke’s vision

    “That first show, I had hair and I look like I been stung by 80 bees because I’m swole up so bad, but I was excited.”—Mvskoke Vision Host Jason Salsman

  • Indian peaches

    Indian peaches

    Kristy Beam/Journalism Intern Pre-removal Mvskoke peaches journey full circle through citizen conservation efforts. ONAPA, Oklahoma — Someone in Vernon Courtwright’s family has been taking care of Mvskoke peach trees since before Mvskoke people were removed from the homeland. With his grandparents’ peaches growing in his backyard, that responsibility has now fallen on him. Courtwright remembers

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  • Making a (haunted) house a home

    Making a (haunted) house a home1

    • March 15, 2019

    Liz Gray/Reporter A humorous story about trying to ‘Native’ the right way OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — This is a story about trying to make sure my house remains un-haunted. Toward the end of the year, I decided to move after being sick of apartment life, and I’m sorry Okmulgee, but your rent houses aren’t exactly ideal.

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  • When the Creeks rise

    When the Creeks rise0

    • February 6, 2019

    Liz Gray/Reporter Citizens represent heritage, culture during marches OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Three Muscogee (Creek) citizens traveled together from Oklahoma to attend the first ever Indigenous Peoples’ March Jan. 18 in Washington, D.C. One of those citizens, Brittany Cuevas, had heard about the march right before the holiday season and decided she wanted to figure out

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  • MCN ambassador position established

    MCN ambassador position established0

    • December 18, 2018

    Kevin Barnett/Reporter Free press passes council OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A regular session of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council was held Dec. 15 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. The Council addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to the language in the bills: NCR 18-008 Approving the legal services agreement between

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  • Silent, but deadly

    Silent, but deadly

    • April 15, 2019

    Citizen lets her play do the talking Darren DeLaune/Reporter KELLYVILLE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) citizen Kailyn Bearpaw is very quiet when she is around people she does not know. Her competitiveness, however, speaks volumes whether she is on the basketball court, softball diamond or running for her track and field team. “I let how I

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  • For Okmulgee Co. Tourney, It’s ‘Dome, Sweet Dome’

    For Okmulgee Co. Tourney, It’s ‘Dome, Sweet Dome’

    • February 6, 2019

    Darren DeLaune/Reporter Week long event reward for upgrades to facility OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Mvskoke Dome is not slowing down anytime soon. With the recent upgrades that have been made MCN Tourism & Recreation is hard at work with all the extra activities added to the schedule. One of the activities is

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  • Native American institutions meet for event at Mvskoke Dome

    Native American institutions meet for event at Mvskoke Dome

    • November 30, 2018

    Ladies basketball game held as first sanctioned event Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A historic night was made as two Native American higher education establishments and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation presented the first sanctioned event to ever be held at the Mvskoke Dome. Bacone College and Haskell Indian Nations University faced off for a ladies

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