• Barnoski returns as Hospital Administrator

    Barnoski returns as Hospital Administrator0

    Putting operating rooms to use will be a focus for MCN DOH By Angel Ellis/Reporter OKEMAH, Oklahoma– CEO Health Administrator for Creek Nation Community Hospital in Okemah and Director of Finance for the Creek Nation Okmulgee Community Hospital Phillip Barnoski has returned to the Muscogee (Creek) Nations department of health as of June 10. He

  • Native budz

    Native budz0

    Muscogee veteran opens dispensary By Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Since the passing of State Question 788 in 2018, which legalized cannabis use for medical purposes, marijuana dispensaries have become commonplace throughout the state. With the proverbial field quickly filling with players, how does a shop stand out? Muscogee (Creek) citizen Bugsy Barnoski believes it

  • 16 Signs of Emotional Abuse in a Relationship

    16 Signs of Emotional Abuse in a Relationship0

    Mallory Black, Diné, StrongHearts Native Helpline No one expects to find themselves in an abusive relationship. Most relationships begin in a good way with kind words and compliments, but they can turn harmful and emotionally abusive at any time. Emotional abuse is a type of domestic violence that often flies under the radar, but it

  • Cannabis do that?

    Cannabis do that?1

    Liz Gray/Reporter Research assistant professor summarizes work with CBD OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A lunch seminar sparked Jenny Wilkerson’s interest in chronic pain research during her first semester as a graduate student at the University of New Mexico. At the seminar her former mentor at UNM gave a speech about her own research on the subject,

  • Get your vaccs straight

    Get your vaccs straight0

    Darren DeLaune/Reporter Chief Medical Officer advises vaccination best way to prevent disease OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The measles are back. Numerous cases have been recently reported in both the northwest and northeast parts of the U.S. Hawaii reported two cases of measles from people who traveled from the state of Washington to the Aloha state. According

  • Crisis text line agreement passed through committee

    Crisis text line agreement passed through committee0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Amendments regarding campaign literature made during HEW  OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Jan. 14 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the quarterly session Jan. 26. HEW addressed the following legislation, the


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