• Speak out and stand up

    Speak out and stand up0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Partridge speaks on impact of legislation in Indian Country OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Shawn Partridge wore a ‘Warriors Honor Women’ hoodie with boots and a ribbon skirt as she stood in front of the crowd that braved the cold to attend the Tulsa Women’s March on Jan. 19. She had prepared a speech but

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  • Judge denies recusal in murder case0

    Angel Ellis/ Reporter Creek County judge ruling supports Ramirez’s decision for forward OKMULGEE — Okmulgee County Special District Judge Pandee Ramirez refused to recuse herself from the trial Amy Hall, who stands accused of killing two of her children while they slept and wounding a third. Amy Hall was in court Jan. 15 as her

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  • Properties to be put into trust status discussed in committee meeting

    Properties to be put into trust status discussed in committee meeting0

    Darren DeLaune/Reporter Committee approves church to purchase van OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Land, Natural Resources and Cultural Preservation Committee meeting was held Jan. 15 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Audio from the session is available at: www.mcnnc.com. LNC addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to

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  • Count it!

    Count it!1

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer President Trump signs JOM Modernization Act into law WASHINGTON — Indian education officials and Johnson O’ Malley Program advocates nation-wide are “counting” their blessings with the passage and signing of the JOM Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act. The signing of SB 943 into law now establishes a modernized baseline count of

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  • When the Creeks rise

    When the Creeks rise0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Citizens represent heritage, culture during marches OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Three Muscogee (Creek) citizens traveled together from Oklahoma to attend the first ever Indigenous Peoples’ March Jan. 18 in Washington, D.C. One of those citizens, Brittany Cuevas, had heard about the march right before the holiday season and decided she wanted to figure out

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  • For Okmulgee Co. Tourney, It’s ‘Dome, Sweet Dome’

    For Okmulgee Co. Tourney, It’s ‘Dome, Sweet Dome’0

    Darren DeLaune/Reporter Week long event reward for upgrades to facility OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Mvskoke Dome is not slowing down anytime soon. With the recent upgrades that have been made MCN Tourism & Recreation is hard at work with all the extra activities added to the schedule. One of the activities is

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