• Citizen crowned Miss Native American UCO

    Citizen crowned Miss Native American UCO0

    Liz Gray/Reporter McHenry active member in Native community OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) citizen and University of Central Oklahoma student Claudia McHenry was crowned Miss Native American UCO in November. The pageant was held to celebrate Native American Heritage Month and the culture of the tribes represented on campus. According to a UCO press release,

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  • Former EIC officials file consolidation motion

    Former EIC officials file consolidation motion0

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Commonalities in EIC case prompt consolidation motion OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Three former Eufaula Indian Community (EIC)  officials entered a request for the courts to consolidate their cases on Nov. 26.  Lydia Anglin, Twanna Susie Deere, Judd Pickering, and their attorneys were present in court to make the request and file a motion for consolidation.

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  • Council House opens

    Council House opens0

    “This restoration, it’s for you, it’s for all our citizens… those who reside in other states [and] throughout the world.” – MCN Principal Chief James Floyd

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  • US Supreme Court hears oral argument in Murphy Case

    US Supreme Court hears oral argument in Murphy Case0

    Angel Ellis/Reporter  Justices hear oral arguments for Carpenter v. Murphy WASHINGTON — The death row appeal turned boundary case potentially affecting the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Jurisdiction, Carpenter v. Murphy, was heard before the U.S. Supreme Court, for oral arguments on Nov. 27 at approximately 11:15 a.m.  Following those arguments, a 78-page transcript was published at

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  • Former community treasurer pleads guilty to embezzlement

    Former community treasurer pleads guilty to embezzlement0

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer More than $40,000 taken from December 2014 to February 2018 TULSA, Oklahoma — A Kellyville woman has been convicted of embezzlement in excess of $1,000 from a Muscogee (Creek) Nation community, according to a Nov. 26 press release from the Northern District office of U.S. Attorney Trent Shores. Linda Kay Buchanan, 51,

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  • Former Miss MCN crowned Miss Indian Oklahoma

    Former Miss MCN crowned Miss Indian Oklahoma0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Proctor shares pageant experience OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A few years back Amberly Proctor had not fully realized the confidence she had in herself. The self-proclaimed homebody from Hanna, Oklahoma flourished once she stepped on stage for the first time to run for Miss Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Amberly would go home that night in

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