• When the Creeks rise

    When the Creeks rise0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Citizens represent heritage, culture during marches OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Three Muscogee (Creek) citizens traveled together from Oklahoma to attend the first ever Indigenous Peoples’ March Jan. 18 in Washington, D.C. One of those citizens, Brittany Cuevas, had heard about the march right before the holiday season and decided she wanted to figure out

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  • MCN ambassador position established

    MCN ambassador position established0

    Kevin Barnett/Reporter Free press passes council OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A regular session of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council was held Dec. 15 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. The Council addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to the language in the bills: NCR 18-008 Approving the legal services agreement between

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  • Council House opens

    Council House opens0

    “This restoration, it’s for you, it’s for all our citizens… those who reside in other states [and] throughout the world.” – MCN Principal Chief James Floyd

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  • Ocmulgee historical site awaits expansion, national park status

    Ocmulgee historical site awaits expansion, national park status0

    Bill awaits U.S. Senate approval Darren DeLaune/Reporter MACON, Georgia — The Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia contains earthen mounds constructed as part of the Mvskoke people’s original home and legislation to expand the site by around 2,000 acres, and make it Georgia’s first national park is now being considered. “It’s the only site in

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  • ‘Native America’ premieres on PBS

    ‘Native America’ premieres on PBS0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Documentary studies ancestors as the first scientists OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — DNA testing has spiked in the news with Elizabeth Warren, her claim of Native American heritage and the subsequent outcry of tribal nations. In an almost ironic twist, the new documentary ‘Native America’ supports DNA evidence proving every single Native American descends from

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  • MCN celebrates Council Oak ceremony

    MCN celebrates Council Oak ceremony0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Officials discuss gathering of people TULSA, Oklahoma — People gathered, a fire was lit and the call was made. The Muscogee (Creek) Nation held their annual Council Oak ceremony Oct. 20 at the Creek Nation Council Oak Park located at 18th and Cheyenne. According to ‘Mvskoke News’ archives, the ceremony has been an

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