• Felon fought the law and the law won

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    Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKEMAH, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Lighthorse Tribal Police Department Captain Patrick Williams and partner, K-9 Nitro were called to Okemah, Okla., June 22, to assist Okemah Police Department in apprehending a man who had felony warrants. “I received a call about a suspect and was asked if we were able to assist,”

  • What is your clan?

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    Liz Gray/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Your clan is your kin, your people. The Mvskoke people are made up of several pieces. Tribal towns, clans, and families connect us and give us commonality. Familiar names are a piece of heritage. Like Chebon Harjo essentially being the Mvskoke John Smith. Maybe John Smith is a bad example

  • Screen Time

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    Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — With the prevalence of laptops, smartphones and tablets being used by children, you have to wonder: ‘How much screen time is too much?’ The past few years has seen a rise in the number of studies being conducted regarding the effects of time spent consuming digital media and the findings

  • History Preserved

    History Preserved0

    Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Over 20 years ago, Muscogee (Creek) citizen Danny Beaver was introduced to Powwow by his Lakota uncle, Jeff Wood. “He didn’t have any kids to pass it on to and so he was teaching me more traditional ways,” Beaver said. It was this introduction to traditional Lakota dance that eventually

  • Principal Chief Floyd announces decision to not seek re-election

    Principal Chief Floyd announces decision to not seek re-election0

    For Immediate Release from the Office of Public Relations OKMULGEE, OK. – Principal Chief James Floyd announced today he would not seek re-election as the leader of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. In 2015, Floyd was elected as the chief executive of the fourth largest tribe in the United States with more than 87,000 members. The Muscogee

  • Floyd declares state of emergency

    Floyd declares state of emergency0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Water released from Keystone Dam affecting MCN jurisdiction, property OKMULGEE, Oklahoma —Principal Chief James Floyd declared a state of emergency May 28 for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Due to heavy rains, flooding has occurred within the MCN jurisdiction. Large volumes of water have been released from the Keystone Dam by the United State


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