Jacob Factor/Journalism Intern
Legends to be recognized during Mvskoke Festival
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation announced the 2018 Living Legends inductees June 6.
Created in 2005 by then Principal Chief A. D. Ellis, the Living Legends ceremony honors citizens over 55 years old who “have brought recognition to and/or made outstanding contributions to the quality of life and development of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation on a local, national, or international level,” according to the Nation’s Facebook page.
This year, the inductees are: Scott Roberts, Thomas Yahola, Richard Wesley Larney, Edna Belcher and Dr. Kelly Roberta Moore.
The Living Legends ceremony will take place during the 40th Annual Mvskoke Festival June 21 at 5 p.m. at the Mvskoke Dome in Okmulgee.