• Citizen turns dream into reality

    Citizen turns dream into reality0

    Koch said change in her life helped her to compete Darren DeLaune/Reporter TULSA, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) citizen Angela Koch said during high school and even after she considered herself “chunky.” “I wanted a change,” she said. “After I finished LPN (Licensed Practical Nursing) degree, I moved to Tulsa and joined a gym.” She said

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  • Citizen wins event, turns pro in bodybuilding

    Citizen wins event, turns pro in bodybuilding0

    McIntosh’s next goal is international bodybuilding show Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) bodybuilder Joe McIntosh strived to be a professional in something he cherished and worked hard in. All that paid off June 16 when he became an International Pro Elite Professional Bodybuilder at a competition in Arkansas. “It was a lot of

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  • GMO film thesis set for Tribal Film Festival

    GMO film thesis set for Tribal Film Festival2

    *This article has been updated due to the words ‘out of’ versus ‘at a’ in a quote getting lost in translation. Sterling Cosper/Manager Couch tells story about local battle against multinational corporation JACKSON COUNTY, Oregon — A public debate on the pros and cons of using genetically modified organisms to control pests and increase yields in

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  • WWII/Korea veteran works to have friend remembered

    WWII/Korea veteran works to have friend remembered0

    “I guess I find it especially poignant what the Five Tribes endured most graphically in the Trail of Tears that here’s this Indian that gave his life for his country after what his forbearers endured.” –WWII/Korea veteran Ernest St. Johns

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  • National program to place Indigenous artists center stage

    National program to place Indigenous artists center stage0

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer 12 artists to participate in three-year program PORTLAND, Oregon — Western Arts Alliance (WAA), the Portland-based performing arts service organization, is launching Advancing Indigenous Performance (AIP), a national program to create new touring and presentation opportunities for Indigenous performing artists. With a lead grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and additional support

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  • All-tribe input, deeper meaning goal of OKC museum

    All-tribe input, deeper meaning goal of OKC museum0

    Sterling Cosper/Manager New curator discusses approach to shaping exhibitions OKLAHOMA CITY — It would be easy to argue that the process of completing the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum proposed for Oklahoma City has been arduous. Funding issues along with that of investment balance between the tribes and state, as well as a transfer

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