Mvskoke Media

Our Mission

Mvskoke Media aims to be the voice of the Mvskoke people by distributing information to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation through its newspaper, radio show, and TV broadcasts as well as graphic design and printing services.


We work to develop well-rounded concepts in all media for the purpose of delivering a clear message.


Whether a story lead or a design idea, we take it from abstract to tangible.


We hope the final product will inspire new ideas and motivate community interaction.


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The Mvskoke News is the newspaper of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. MN has been informing citizens since 1970. Mvskoke News is a bi-weekly publication, published on the 1st and 15th of every month.

Any enrolled citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation can receive a newspaper subscription free of charge.

Mvskoke Vision is a weekly TV broadcast covering issues concerning Indian Country. MV airs in the Tulsa area on Saturdays at 1 p.m. on CW19. Episodes are also available on the Mvskoke Vision YouTube page.

Mvskoke Radio is an hour long weekly radio broadcast covering an array of topics.
Listen live Wednesdays at 10 am CST on1240AM /

Mvskoke Creative accepts work from both inside and outside Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Available products range from the design and printing of business cards to banners.

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Our Valuable Team Members


Rita Courtwright

Managing Editor

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Rita has been with Muscogee (Creek) Nation since 2012 when she started teaching as a full-time instructor with the College of  the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. However, when the opportunity presented itself for her to move back towards her passion of journalism and communications, she jumped!  Rita is Muscogee (Creek) and Fort Mojave Indian Tribe.

“Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing.”`~Benjamin Franklin


Angel Ellis



Angel is a Muscogee (Creek) Citizen and native Oklahoman.  She has worked in newspaper close to a decade in nearly every capacity from reporting to press prep. In her spare time she enjoys music of all sorts, travel, creative writing, and kayaking.

“Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching.” C.S Lewis



Mvskoke Vision Producer/Director

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Jerrad is a Muscogee (Creek) citizen and has a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the University of Oklahoma in photography/media.  His tribal town is Kvsehtv and he is of the Nokosvlke Clan.



Video Graphic Designer


Kevin was raised in the Weleetka/Wetumka area and now lives in Tulsa with his wife and three daughters. He holds a bachelor’s degree in cinema, television and digital media from Oral Roberts University. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, reading and watching documentary films.

“If you are going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start.”
-Charles Bukowski



Radio Specialist

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An enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and of Cherokee heritage, Gary D. Fife is a career veteran of journalism, with nearly 40 years of experience in print, radio and television specializing in Native American affairs. He and his wife co-habit their home with a Scottish terrier named Willow.



Printing Supervisor

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Jennifer has been employed with Mvskoke Media since July 2000. She has worked for Mvskoke Media her whole time with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and is now the current printing supervisor for Mvskoke Creative. Jennifer is a full blood, enrolled Mvskoke (Creek) from the Tukvpvtce Tribal Town and of the Tiger Clan. Her parents are Kenneth and Darlene (Frank) Taryole and she has one twin sister, Valerie.



Printing Technician

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Jamie has been a printing tech for Mvskoke Media for  two years.  She has two children, Jayleigh Fus-Holvtoce and Roxie Nokus-Efeke. She is an active member of Kellyville (PoleCat) Ceremonial Ground and a member of Native American Church, Yuchi Chapter.

“I have learned that I still have a lot to learn” -Maya Angelou



Graphic Design Supervisor

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An artist and designer from Glenpool, Oklahoma, Mark is a 2011 graduate from the University of Tulsa earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in graphic design. Mark has worked for and has been the lead graphic designer for Mvskoke Media since 2013. He is yUdjEha (Yuchi), Mvskoke (Muscogee Creek), and Tsalagi (Cherokee) and is an active member of Duck Creek Ceremonial Grounds.

“The only thing easy about success is the thought of it.” –Levi Maestro



Graphic Designer

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Daniel graduated from the College of the Muscogee Nation with an associates degree in Native American studies and a certificate in the Mvskoke language in 2011. He later attended Northeastern State University for graphic design. Daniel is Muscogee (Creek), Aleut and Choctaw and he is active at the ceremonial grounds and at powwows.



Graphic Designer

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Lindsey graduated from Northeastern State University in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in visual communication and a minor in graphic design. She is a citizen of the ᏣᎳᎩ (Cherokee) Nation. Lindsey enjoys attending concerts, spending time with family/church family, and playing D&D with her friends.

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.”

Project specialist
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Chelsie graduated from Northeastern State University in 2013 with a Visual Communications degree and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Higher Education Leadership also at NSU. She enjoys photography because it allows you to see the world differently.

“Photography is an art of observation, it’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place. It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with how you see them,” ~Elliot Erwitt


Project Specialist

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Chelsie graduated from Northeastern State University in 2013 with a visual communications degree and has a Master of Science in higher education leadership from NSU. She enjoys photography because it allows you to see the world differently.

“Photography is an art of observation, it’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place. It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with how you see them,” ~Elliot Erwitt



Sales Executive

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Breanna Dawson grew up in Jay, Oklahoma. After graduating high school she went to NEO to obtain her associates degree in agribusiness and agricultural economics and later obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from OSU in agricultural communications. In her free time she loves spending time at the farm with her husband, family and two dogs, Gundy and Boone.



System Analyst

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Joshua is a Cherokee boy from down at Ryal. He graduated OSU-IT with an associates degree in computer security, and a bachelor’s degree in information assurance and forensics. He grew up close to the Hickory Ground Ceremonial Ground and as such feels strongly about the desecration of the pre-removal Hickory Ground site in Alabama.

“Do or do not. There is no try.”  ~Yoda.