• A tribal seat at the table

    A tribal seat at the table0

    Liz Gray/Reporter HB 2091 would add members to Oklahoma Fatality Review Board OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — New life was breathed into an Oklahoma bill adding tribal representation to the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board. HB 2091 was introduced last session, but did not manage to receive a hearing in the state’s Senate. Efforts for the bill

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  • An edge ahead in education

    An edge ahead in education0

    Liz Gray/Reporter MCN program implements plan to help shape Oklahoma education OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Education and Training held a presentation April 1 at the MCN Executive Conference Room. The presentation focused on Native EDGE, which stands for Elevating District Growth and Education. It is the Nation’s response to Oklahoma

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  • Opioid addiction grant funds expenditure approved by HEW

    Opioid addiction grant funds expenditure approved by HEW0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Election Board stipend increase passed through committee OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held April 8 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the quarterly session April 27. HEW addressed the following legislation, the

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  • Voices gather to speak out against sexual assault

    Voices gather to speak out against sexual assault0

    Liz Gray/Reporter MCN FVPP host event sponsored by NAAV OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Family Violence Prevention Program hosted the 5th annual ‘Gathering of Voices: addressing sexual assault in Indian Country,’ April 18 at Green Country Vo-Tech in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Native Alliance Against Violence, a nonprofit organization operating as Oklahoma’s only tribal domestic

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  • Will the real ambassadors please stand up?

    Will the real ambassadors please stand up?0

    Liz Gray/Reporter A history piece about Muscogee (Creek) political representation OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Legislation creating an ambassador position for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation was passed during the December 2018 National Council meeting. The language for the bill cited Chitto Harjo and his trek to Washington D.C. to represent the tribe to address the allotment of

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  • United Nation: Indigenous edition

    United Nation: Indigenous edition0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Citizen selected to represent in Model UN OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — For the first time ever in the 45-year history of the Model United Nations Conference, an Indigenous delegation will be represented. ‘Model United Nations: Indigenous’ is a project created by Massachusetts high school senior Nathan Balk King. King is a Rosebud Sioux tribal

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