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  • The Memory of Kintv

    The Memory of Kintv

    Family, Friends Reflect On Citizen’s Life By: Liz Gray/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — As Phillip Deere and Sheri Tiger reminisced about Kintv Deere in the living room of Phillip’s home, it felt as though she would walk through the door at any moment and join the conversation. The house is warm and the rhythmic sound of

  • Citizen inspired by music, shares his music, and life

    Citizen inspired by music, shares his music, and life

    Long time musician, McDade talks about learning, gigs By: Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee  (Creek) citizen and musician Carl McDade began learning to play music at an early age. He said it all began for him one day while attending church service with his mother. “There was a violinist there who was playing,” McDade

  • Translation of New Testament near completion

    Translation of New Testament near completion

    Nearly a two year project, sense of accomplishment near completion By: Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma —The New Testament King James Version of the Holy Bible was translated into the Mvskoke language in 1887. However, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Mvskoke Language Program wanted to take it a step further. They thought it would be ideal to

  • Woodworking class focuses on tribal history

    Woodworking class focuses on tribal history

    CMN Students complete canoe and cooking paddles in 15-week class By Rita Courtwright, Managing Editor OKMULGEE, OK — A Muscogee (Creek) custom that has lasted hundreds of years is both canoe and paddle making, and one citizen is working hard to revive this custom. Special Project Coordinator for Muscogee Creek Nation Cultural Archives John Brown

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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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  • Council House opens

    Council House opens0

    • November 28, 2018

    “This restoration, it’s for you, it’s for all our citizens… those who reside in other states [and] throughout the world.” – MCN Principal Chief James Floyd

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  • Ocmulgee historical site awaits expansion, national park status

    Ocmulgee historical site awaits expansion, national park status0

    • November 5, 2018

    Bill awaits U.S. Senate approval Darren DeLaune/Reporter MACON, Georgia — The Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia contains earthen mounds constructed as part of the Mvskoke people’s original home and legislation to expand the site by around 2,000 acres, and make it Georgia’s first national park is now being considered. “It’s the only site in

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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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  • Thunder hosts camp at Mvskoke Dome

    Thunder hosts camp at Mvskoke Dome

    • November 29, 2018

    Camp held during Native American Heritage Month Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma —The Oklahoma City Thunder Youth Basketball held a one-day hustle camp on Nov. 21 at the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Mvskoke Dome. The camp was designed to help campers improve their basketball skills and also life skills away from the sport. November was Native American

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  • Thunder Youth Basketball coming to Mvskoke Dome

    Thunder Youth Basketball coming to Mvskoke Dome

    • November 7, 2018

    *We were given an update on the camp, which will be Nov. 21. We apologize for the confusion. Camp aimed at providing inspiration to community Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Oklahoma City Thunder recently made news about honoring the Native American heritage with their ‘City Edition’ jersey. Now they are taking another step with

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