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  • 29 tribal nations unite

    29 tribal nations unite

    Tribal leaders present a united front on tribal gaming negotiations By Angel Ellis/Reporter Tribal leaders present a united front on tribal gaming negotiations OKLAHOMA CITY– Last month Governor J. Kevin Stitt’s call to the tribes to renegotiate Oklahoma’s Gaming compact sparked a unification of Native American Tribes across the state. On July 26, Oklahoma Indian Gaming

  • Mvskoke Media earns ten national awards

    Mvskoke Media earns ten national awards

    by Angel Ellis, Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma –Each year Mvskoke Media submits their best work to the Native American Journalist Association (NAJA), which facilitates professional development for Native American Journalist across the county.  This year brought them 10 awards. Mvskoke Media Radio Specialist Gary Fife earned a third-place award in the Radio/Podcast general excellence category. Mvskoke

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  • 29 tribal nations unite

    29 tribal nations unite0

    • August 16, 2019

    Tribal leaders present a united front on tribal gaming negotiations By Angel Ellis/Reporter Tribal leaders present a united front on tribal gaming negotiations OKLAHOMA CITY– Last month Governor J. Kevin Stitt’s call to the tribes to renegotiate Oklahoma’s Gaming compact sparked a unification of Native American Tribes across the state. On July 26, Oklahoma Indian Gaming

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  • Eagle feathers, court date delayed, elections, poet

    Eagle feathers, court date delayed, elections, poet0

    • August 12, 2019

    Who gets eagle feathers, big day in top court delayed, election line-up, poet honored By Gary Fife/Reporter Okmulgee, Oklahoma —Should members of non-federally recognized tribes be allowed to obtain and possess Eagle feathers? Indianz.com reports that’s a divisive question being pursued at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A leader of the Lipan Apache Tribes,

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  • Citizen singing his praises

    Citizen singing his praises1

    • August 8, 2019

    McHenry feels revival of singing Mvskoke Hymns By Darren Delaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — During the 45th annual Muscogee (Creek) Nation Festival Creek singing, a booming voice could be heard singing praises to Cesvs (Jesus) and Hesaketvmese (Creator) in his native tongue. That voice belonged to Muscogee (Creek) citizen James McHenry, also known as, ‘Major.’ He

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  • Double trouble and double blessed

    Double trouble and double blessed

    • August 9, 2019

    Dangerous duo returns high school to state tournament in golf By Darren DeLaune/Reporter GLENPOOL, Oklahoma — Picture this moment. Playing at the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association high school golf state tournament when you see Muscogee (Creek) citizen Brandon Aikins tee off to start his playing. Not long after there is another person who looks

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  • Citizen becomes a ‘Cowboy’

    Citizen becomes a ‘Cowboy’

    • May 3, 2019

    Witcraft signs with Oklahoma State University Darren DeLaune/Reporter BROKEN ARROW, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) citizen Reece Witcraft never backs down from a challenge. “My life has been about wrestling,” he said. One day in third grade, a friend for show and tell came with his trophies, which intrigued Witcraft. “He brought in all of his

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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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