• Mullin amendment to fund IHS through shutdown blocked

    Mullin amendment to fund IHS through shutdown blocked0

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer OK Congressman’s ‘Pay Our Doctors’ Act defeated 8-4 WASHINGTON — An amendment to the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2019 that would have guaranteed funding for Indian Health Services for a full fiscal year, despite the partial government shutdown, has been blocked. The amendment, H.R. 195 or the ‘Pay Our Doctors Act,’ was

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  • The Memory of Kintv

    The Memory of Kintv0

    Family, Friends Reflect On Citizen’s Life By: Liz Gray/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — As Phillip Deere and Sheri Tiger reminisced about Kintv Deere in the living room of Phillip’s home, it felt as though she would walk through the door at any moment and join the conversation. The house is warm and the rhythmic sound of

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  • Citizen inspired by music, shares his music, and life

    Citizen inspired by music, shares his music, and life1

    Long time musician, McDade talks about learning, gigs By: Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee  (Creek) citizen and musician Carl McDade began learning to play music at an early age. He said it all began for him one day while attending church service with his mother. “There was a violinist there who was playing,” McDade

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  • Translation of New Testament near completion

    Translation of New Testament near completion0

    Nearly a two year project, sense of accomplishment near completion By: Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma —The New Testament King James Version of the Holy Bible was translated into the Mvskoke language in 1887. However, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Mvskoke Language Program wanted to take it a step further. They thought it would be ideal to

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  • Nation convicts first non-Native offender through VAWA

    Nation convicts first non-Native offender through VAWA0

    Criminal convicted on two counts By: Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Lighthorse Tribal Police Department arrested Antonio Martinez-Juarez for violating a protective order and committing domestic violence against a tribal member on trust land. Because of this, the MCN convicted its first non-Indian offender by exercising the tribe’s sovereign power to

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  • Chief vetoes legislation to restore free press

    Chief vetoes legislation to restore free press0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Bill co-sponsors respond OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The bill passed by Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council, restoring Mvskoke Media’s status as an independent statutory agency and free press, was returned to the Council as vetoed by Principal Chief James Floyd Jan. 4. NCA 18-184 would restore Mvskoke Media as it had previously operated before

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