• Carlisle Indian School archivists to visit Okmulgee

    Carlisle Indian School archivists to visit Okmulgee1

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Project to connect people with records, historical information CARLISLE, Pennsylvania — Through a grant received from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission Program, Dickinson College is visiting communities who had children sent to Carlisle Indian School. The grant is helping an archive team digitize records from the school. “Our purpose is

  • Tribal identity in the growing trend of ancestry

    Tribal identity in the growing trend of ancestry0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Native genealogist discusses scientific advances OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Spitting in a tube and sending it off to discover what region of the world your ancestors came from can feel like self-discovery. The fascination regarding genealogy has become popular over the years with the introduction of at-home DNA genetic testing and websites like www.ancestry.com

  • Disagreements about tribal history

    Disagreements about tribal history0

    Sterling Cosper/Manager Professors, MCN Cultural Preservation discuss issues with accounts, interpretations OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — “I think you may always get heat no matter what story you have related to Creek history because we encounter a lot of people too that I think feel like they read the other kind of book.” Muscogee (Creek) Nation Historic


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