• New early voting legislation reviewed during HEW

    New early voting legislation reviewed during HEW0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Donation to STEAM-centered convention considered OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Aug. 13 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session Aug. 25. Audio of the session is available at: www.mcnnc.com.

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  • MCN recognizes National Immunization Awareness Month

    MCN recognizes National Immunization Awareness Month0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Immunizations include scheduled, seasonal vaccinations OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Public Relations Department recognized August as National Immunization Awareness Month. NIAM set different themes each week throughout the month starting the last week of July leading into August. The first week focused on back to school and making sure vaccine records

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  • OKC Dodgers to host fundraiser for American Indian Health Fund

    OKC Dodgers to host fundraiser for American Indian Health Fund4

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer Tickets include free cap, fireworks show     OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Dodgers are teaming up with the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board and Community Health Charities to present American Indian Health Fund Night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The American Indian Health Fund is a joint venture started by the

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  • Ribbon cutting held for new Eufaula clinic

    Ribbon cutting held for new Eufaula clinic0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Facility scheduled to open Aug. 6     EUFAULA, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health held a ribbon cutting July 31 for the new Eufaula Indian Health Center. The new 73,000 square foot facility is a joint venture between MCN and the Indian Health Service. It will have services ranging

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  • Officials release revised regulations for medical marijuana

    Officials release revised regulations for medical marijuana1

      Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma— State health officials released the latest draft of proposed rules and regulations June 27 concerning medical marijuana. Since the June passage of State Question 788 involving the legalization of marijuana for medical use, advocates and opponents alike have been in a holding pattern waiting for rules and regulations to be

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  • Questions mount on Oklahoma medical marijuana

    Questions mount on Oklahoma medical marijuana4

    Liz Gray/Reporter Tribal response to SQ 788 OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Oklahoma joined the roster in states allowing some form of marijuana legalization with the passage of State Question 788 permitting medical marijuana. In the past few weeks, SQ 788 has given new meaning to reefer madness with the state and tribal nations figuring out how

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