• Citizen singing his praises

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    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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  • Legislation supports students culture

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    Tribal resolution seeks inclusion for Native students By Angel Ellis/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma –Every year graduating students across indigenous communities run into challenges if they choose to incorporate their Native heritage into their school graduations. Students and their families often have to obtain special permission to wear culturally significant regalia such as beading or eagle feathers

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  • MNYC June Update

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    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Hello! How are you all? The Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) had an eventful month of May that included the graduation of six MNYC members from high school. The MNYC held their regular monthly meeting where they discussed having an event for the MNYC members to reconnect.

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