• 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

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  • 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

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  • 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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  • Silent, but deadly

    Silent, but deadly0

    Citizen lets her play do the talking Darren DeLaune/Reporter KELLYVILLE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) citizen Kailyn Bearpaw is very quiet when she is around people she does not know. Her competitiveness, however, speaks volumes whether she is on the basketball court, softball diamond or running for her track and field team. “I let how I

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  • A Mvskoke’s vision

    A Mvskoke’s vision1

    “That first show, I had hair and I look like I been stung by 80 bees because I’m swole up so bad, but I was excited.”—Mvskoke Vision Host Jason Salsman

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  • Theft in the world of Indian Art

    Theft in the world of Indian Art0

    Liz Gray/Reporter IACB program specialist discusses fraudulent arts and crafts OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — This year the largest Native American art fraud case, which has accused multiple businesses manufacturing imported or falsely distributed Native American style jewelry as genuine has made an appearance in the court system. Two businesses and five men are being charged with

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