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  • Citizen turns dream into reality

    Citizen turns dream into reality

    Koch said change in her life helped her to compete Darren DeLaune/Reporter TULSA, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) citizen Angela Koch said during high school and even after she considered herself “chunky.” “I wanted a change,” she said. “After I finished LPN (Licensed Practical Nursing) degree, I moved to Tulsa and joined a gym.” She said

  • Citizen wins event, turns pro in bodybuilding

    Citizen wins event, turns pro in bodybuilding

    McIntosh’s next goal is international bodybuilding show Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) bodybuilder Joe McIntosh strived to be a professional in something he cherished and worked hard in. All that paid off June 16 when he became an International Pro Elite Professional Bodybuilder at a competition in Arkansas. “It was a lot of

  • GMO film thesis set for Tribal Film Festival

    GMO film thesis set for Tribal Film Festival

    *This article has been updated due to the words ‘out of’ versus ‘at a’ in a quote getting lost in translation. Sterling Cosper/Manager Couch tells story about local battle against multinational corporation JACKSON COUNTY, Oregon — A public debate on the pros and cons of using genetically modified organisms to control pests and increase yields in

  • WWII/Korea veteran works to have friend remembered

    WWII/Korea veteran works to have friend remembered

    “I guess I find it especially poignant what the Five Tribes endured most graphically in the Trail of Tears that here’s this Indian that gave his life for his country after what his forbearers endured.” –WWII/Korea veteran Ernest St. Johns

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Culture

  • Riding for Peltier

    Riding for Peltier0

    • August 10, 2018

    Group sets out on a 1,500 mile freedom ride Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma— 2018 marks the 43rd year of incarceration for Native American activist and AIM member Leonard Peltier and if a group of “freedom riders” from South Dakota have anything to say about it, it will be his last. In an effort to bring

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  • MNYC August Update

    MNYC August Update0

    • August 6, 2018

    Darrell Proctor II/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! This month has been busy for the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC). The month of July started out with the National UNITY conference. The conference was held in San Diego, California from July 5-9. MNYC had 17 members who attended the conference. While there, the members were

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  • National program to place Indigenous artists center stage

    National program to place Indigenous artists center stage0

    • August 3, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer 12 artists to participate in three-year program PORTLAND, Oregon — Western Arts Alliance (WAA), the Portland-based performing arts service organization, is launching Advancing Indigenous Performance (AIP), a national program to create new touring and presentation opportunities for Indigenous performing artists. With a lead grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and additional support

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Sports

  • OKC Dodgers to host fundraiser for American Indian Health Fund

    OKC Dodgers to host fundraiser for American Indian Health Fund

    • August 8, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer Tickets include free cap, fireworks show     OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Dodgers are teaming up with the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board and Community Health Charities to present American Indian Health Fund Night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The American Indian Health Fund is a joint venture started by the

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  • Tumbling to the top

    Tumbling to the top

    • July 26, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer 13-year-old citizen is three-time national champion     HENRYETTA, Oklahoma — The average parent probably asks themselves several questions when deciding whether to purchase their child a trampoline or not. Is it safe? How much does it cost? Where is a good place in the yard for it? It is fair to

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  • Harjo nabs offensive MVP at Native All-Star Football Classic

    Harjo nabs offensive MVP at Native All-Star Football Classic

    • July 13, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer Citizen scores game-winning touchdown TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) citizen Kethan Harjo was named offensive MVP for the Native All-Star Football Classic held July 7 at Doc Wadley Stadium on the campus of Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. The NASFC has been held since 2002 and is presented by Native ReVision, a

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  • Muscogee Staffing Solutions holds grand opening
    Muscogee Staffing Solutions holds grand opening

    Goal for business is job placement Darren DeLaune/Reporter MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma — A grand opening event was held Aug. 9 for Muscogee Staffing Solutions LLC in Muskogee. MSS is a subsidiary of Muscogee Nation Businesses LLC. It offers job placement for applicants and employers, whether it be contract, temporary or direct hire placements. MSS CEO Michael

  • OKC Dodgers to host fundraiser for American Indian Health Fund
    OKC Dodgers to host fundraiser for American Indian Health Fund

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer Tickets include free cap, fireworks show     OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Dodgers are teaming up with the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board and Community Health Charities to present American Indian Health Fund Night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The American Indian Health Fund is a joint venture started by the

  • Ribbon cutting held for new Eufaula clinic
    Ribbon cutting held for new Eufaula clinic

    Liz Gray/Reporter Facility scheduled to open Aug. 6     EUFAULA, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health held a ribbon cutting July 31 for the new Eufaula Indian Health Center. The new 73,000 square foot facility is a joint venture between MCN and the Indian Health Service. It will have services ranging

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