• What is your clan?

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    Liz Gray/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Your clan is your kin, your people. The Mvskoke people are made up of several pieces. Tribal towns, clans, and families connect us and give us commonality. Familiar names are a piece of heritage. Like Chebon Harjo essentially being the Mvskoke John Smith. Maybe John Smith is a bad example

  • Screen Time

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    Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — With the prevalence of laptops, smartphones and tablets being used by children, you have to wonder: ‘How much screen time is too much?’ The past few years has seen a rise in the number of studies being conducted regarding the effects of time spent consuming digital media and the findings

  • History Preserved

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    Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Over 20 years ago, Muscogee (Creek) citizen Danny Beaver was introduced to Powwow by his Lakota uncle, Jeff Wood. “He didn’t have any kids to pass it on to and so he was teaching me more traditional ways,” Beaver said. It was this introduction to traditional Lakota dance that eventually

  • Final Day of Candidate Filing Closes for Upcoming Election

    Final Day of Candidate Filing Closes for Upcoming Election0

    Submission by the MCN Election Office The following are Muscogee (Creek) Citizens who have filed declarations of candidacy for elective office for the 2019 Muscogee (Creek) Nation Election.  Candidates will not be considered official until Friday, July 19 at 5:00p.m. For Principal Chief: Steve Bruner David Hill George Tiger Monte Randall Lucian Tiger III Joseph

  • AQTT executive employees face 12-count indictment

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    Angel Ellis/ Reporter AQTT owned business investigation reveals conspiracy spanning years MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma—Two employees of Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town (AQTT) owned businesses were indicted on multiple counts ranging from conspiracy, theft and embezzlement on May 14.  A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Oklahoma returned a twelve-count indictment for Aaron Wayne Terry, age 66,

  • Chief Floyd revokes OKC community charter

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    Angel Ellis/Reporter Chief claims a lack of financial oversight behind the revocation OKMULGEE, Okla. — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief James Floyd revoked the Oklahoma City Muscogee (Creek) Association (OCMA) community charter through an emergency executive order on June 3. A press release was issued June 4, outlining the reason for revocation. “Oklahoma City Muscogee


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