• 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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  • Journey to the gavel began in middle school

    Journey to the gavel began in middle school0

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Prescott sworn in as first woman in MCN District Court OKMULGEE, Ok — Shannon Prescott, a Muscogee (Creek) Citizen and attorney was sworn in April 7, making her the first woman to ever hold a District Judge position with the MCN. Her journey to the gavel and robes began when she was just

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  • Native skater breaking through the wall

    Native skater breaking through the wall0

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Sapulpa teen carries on roller derby family tradition Sapulpa, OK —The whir of the four wheels, the distinct screech of a toe-stopper on a skate floor and crash of bodies colliding at the wall echo through the Rollerdome skate rink. A clapping of skates on the floor reminds the spectator it is not

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  • Body found in Deep Fork identified

    Body found in Deep Fork identified0

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Muscogee (Creek) Woman’s husband held as material witness OKMULGEE, Oklahoma —Okmulgee County Sheriff Office (OCSO) has been able to positively identify human remains found in Deep Fork River as a Muscogee (Creek) woman, Margie Childers who was recently reported missing. Authorities were dispatched to a location where a landowner had discovered the body.

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  • Oily sheen on Okemah Lake

    Oily sheen on Okemah Lake1

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Officials assure residents water safe for consumption OKEMAH, Oklahoma —For the second time since Dec. 2018 residents of Okemah have been reassured of their water was safe for drinking. On Feb. 25, photos claiming to be oil covered hands surfaced on Facebook. According to MCN Environmental specialist Brett Sands, the oil spill is

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  • Cannabis do that?

    Cannabis do that?1

    Liz Gray/Reporter Research assistant professor summarizes work with CBD OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A lunch seminar sparked Jenny Wilkerson’s interest in chronic pain research during her first semester as a graduate student at the University of New Mexico. At the seminar her former mentor at UNM gave a speech about her own research on the subject,

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