• Screen Time

    Screen Time0

    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

    History Preserved0

    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

  • Creek citizen becomes first Native American American Poet Laureate

    Creek citizen becomes first Native American American Poet Laureate0

    “It’s such an honoring for Native people in this country, when we’ve been so disappeared and disregarded.” – Poet Laureate Consultant Joy Harjo

  • ‘This Land’ is our land

    ‘This Land’ is our land0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Podcast focuses on MCN jurisdictional Supreme Court case OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Crooked Media has brought podcast listeners shows like, ‘Pod Save America,’ ‘Pod Save the People’ and ‘With Friends Like These.’ Now the network is bringing the political voice of Indian Country with ‘This Land.’ ‘This Land’ focuses on the Supreme Court case

  • Advocacy has no age limit

    Advocacy has no age limit1

    Liz Gray/Reporter Middle school students make change through advocacy OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) citizen Neveah McDonald is well spoken on the phone making it no wonder she placed second in advocacy for Oklahoma’s FCCLA state competition. An eighth grader at Kellyville Public Schools, McDonald and classmate Paige Young have worked over the past few

  • A voice for the Nation

    A voice for the Nation0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Ambassador position created to serve in U.S. capitol Washington — Jonodev Chaudhuri spent his last days as the National Indian Gaming Commission chairman going from meeting to meeting, taking care of business on borrowed time. His six-year run as chairman had been temporary since his official term ended in April 2018. Something was


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