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

    Harjo nabs offensive MVP at Native All-Star Football Classic

    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

  • Guidance for the guides: Behavioral Health parenting tips

    Guidance for the guides: Behavioral Health parenting tips

    Sterling Cosper/Manager Project LAUNCH employee discusses curriculum for child discipline OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — “One of the biggest stigmas I think we’ve come across in teaching parenting classes is, a lot of parents are like, ‘I don’t need parenting classes, I know how to be a parent.’ ” Natalie Russell, coordinator for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation

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  • Land run, allotted land = a lot of land

    Land run, allotted land = a lot of land0

    • June 29, 2018

    Sterling Cosper/Manager Federal policies allowed for the dispossession of tribal territory OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The history of jurisdiction and land in Oklahoma is perhaps more storied, dynamic and complex than any other state. The acquisition of tribal lands by non-Natives here is not unique, however University of Oklahoma College of Law Professor Lindsay Robertson said

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  • Honey Springs to hold annual memorial

    Honey Springs to hold annual memorial0

    • June 28, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer Civil War battle was largest in Indian Territory CHECOTAH, Oklahoma — Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor’s Center will hold its annual memorial service honoring the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Honey Springs near Checotah July 14 at 10:30 a.m. The memorial service is in remembrance of the largest Civil War engagement

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  • Pratt’s design chosen for National Native Veterans Memorial

    Pratt’s design chosen for National Native Veterans Memorial0

    • June 27, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer Cheyenne-Arapaho artist’s Warriors’ Circle of Honor to be unveiled in 2020 WASHINGTON — The design process and selection of the winning entry for the National Native American Veterans Memorial has come full circle. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian announced the winner, Oklahoma Cheyenne and Arapaho artist Harvey Pratt’s ‘Warriors’

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  • Barnett happy to see tennis return to Festival

    Barnett happy to see tennis return to Festival

    • June 28, 2018

    Athletes brave heat to play tournament Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Although the temperature reached 93 degrees for the day, it did not stop the competitors at the Muscogee Nation Festival Tennis Tournament June 16, at the Okmulgee City Courts-Hawthorne Park. Competitors, young and old braved the heat and sun to play and have fun.

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  • ‘Many Hands’ Sands slows down on coordinating events

    ‘Many Hands’ Sands slows down on coordinating events

    • June 28, 2018

    T&R Supervisor speaks about different events, focus Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Tourism and Recreation Supervisor Mike Sands has always helped out with both the Muscogee Nation Festival Rodeo and Slowpitch and Fastpitch Softball events. This year, he felt it was time to take a step back from softball and focus on

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  • Bacone to remain open

    Bacone to remain open

    • June 21, 2018

    Several sport programs to be cut Darren DeLaune/Reporter MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma — A press conference was held at Bacone College June 15, in Muskogee. Bacone Board of Trustees Chairman Kenneth Adams said the institution will remain open but it will have reduced staff and faculty. “That was the major part of the announcement,” he said. Bacone

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