• Council confirms new tribal administrator, controller

    Council confirms new tribal administrator, controller0

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Funding for elder out of jurisdiction fails OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council regular session was held May 19 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Details of the legislation is available in Mvskoke Media coverage of the committee sessions available at: www.mvskokemedia.com. Council addressed the following legislation: TR 18-042

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  • Emvpanayv: One who tells the story

    Emvpanayv: One who tells the story0

    Gary Fife/Radio Communications Specialist Sacred relic, Murphy, health, Jim Thorpe movie, Ol’ Hickory OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Lots of ramblings to share this month, but here’s some good news that Native folks will enjoy: an anonymous donor purchased a sacred relic and returned it to its tribe of origin. ‘Native News Online’ reports, in Welch, Minnesota,

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  • MCN officials discuss lawsuit with IHS

    MCN officials discuss lawsuit with IHS0

    OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is suing the Indian Health Service for over $94 million in funding that was allegedly not paid to the tribe between 2006-2014. Mvskoke Media spoke with Principal Chief James Floyd and Secretary of Health Shawn Terry regarding the issue. “In looking at the health deficit, we did uncover the

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  • MCN names 2018 royalty

    MCN names 2018 royalty0

    TULSA, Oklahoma — Miss Muscogee (Creek) Nina Fox and Jr. Miss MCN Louisa Harjo were crowned May 20 during the royalty pageant at River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa.

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  • Mvskoke Media wins five Oklahoma SPJ awards

    Mvskoke Media wins five Oklahoma SPJ awards0

    Mvskoke Media release TULSA, Oklahoma — Mvskoke Media was awarded five Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists Awards during the annual banquet May 19 in Tulsa. This is the first year Mvskoke Media submitted entries to the competition. Mvskoke Media Manager Sterling Cosper said he is proud of Mvskoke Media staff for raising the profile and

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  • Supreme Court to hear Royal v. Murphy

    Supreme Court to hear Royal v. Murphy0

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Case to define Indian Country WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court announced May 21 that they will hear the Royal v. Murphy case. According to www.uscourts.gov, the Supreme Court does not automatically grant the request to hear the case, but will if the case ‘has national significance, might harmonize conflicting decisions in

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