• Burial program changes go into effect Oct. 1

    Burial program changes go into effect Oct. 10

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Combination of tribal burial, BIA distribution to end in fairness effort OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Beginning Oct.1, some changes for those seeking assistance with burial expenses will go into effect. During the June 30 regular session, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council voted to repeal MCNCA Title 35, Chapter 13 and create a new

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  • Okmulgee declares Indigenous People’s Day

    Okmulgee declares Indigenous People’s Day0

    *After initial publication, Mayor Steven Baldridge answered Mvskoke Media’s inquiry about the status of Columbus Day, stating Indigenous People’s Day will be on the same day and not replace it.  Kevin Barnett/Reporter Indigenous People’s Day set on the same date as Columbus Day OKMULGEE, Oklahoma— The Okmulgee City Council voted unanimously Sept. 18 in favor of

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  • Special appropriation to AG’s Office passes in committee

    Special appropriation to AG’s Office passes in committee0

    Mobile payment processing discussed during BFJ Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Business, Finance and Justice Committee meeting was held Sept. 20 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Audio of the session is available at: www.mcnnc.com. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the Sept. 29 regular

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  • Five citizens receive NCAIED 40 under 40 awards

    Five citizens receive NCAIED 40 under 40 awards0

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Winners share their backgrounds, thoughts on honor MESA, Arizona — Five Muscogee (Creek) citizens were announced Sept. 13 as recipients of the 2018 National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development Native American 40 under 40 awards. Lauren King, Rebecca Landsberry, Elsa Lowe, Mekko Tyner and Nathan Wilson will be honored Oct. 29-30 at

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  • The Creek potter’s hands

    The Creek potter’s hands0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Preserving traditional cultural knowledge OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A battle against time has inspired a mentorship. Scott Roberts is reportedly the only Muscogee (Creek) citizen with the knowledge to produce traditional Mvskoke pottery, but he does not want to pass on without a vessel to hold it for future generations. The mentorship was formed

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  • Emvpanayv: ‘One who tells the story’

    Emvpanayv: ‘One who tells the story’0

    Gary Fife/Radio Specialist Missing, deceased women; A Justice, Murphy; college symbols; ‘fat Natives;’ new ‘news?’  OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — During the last couple of months, there has been more than usual national attention on the on-going epidemic of missing Native women and girls, and many eventual homicides. Just about two weeks ago (from now) a little

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