• 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

  • A voice for the Nation

    A voice for the Nation0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Ambassador position created to serve in U.S. capitol Washington — Jonodev Chaudhuri spent his last days as the National Indian Gaming Commission chairman going from meeting to meeting, taking care of business on borrowed time. His six-year run as chairman had been temporary since his official term ended in April 2018. Something was

  • River Spirit closed throughout weekend

    River Spirit closed throughout weekend0

    Angel Ellis/ Reporter Arkansas River swells to historic levels  TULSA, Oklahoma —The River Spirit closed its doors for the first time May 22 since opening the casino in 2009. The decision was announced at 11:30 a.m. in anticipation of rising waters as the Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Keystone Dam would begin

  • Tribal lawsuit in opioid case awaits a decision

    Tribal lawsuit in opioid case awaits a decision0

    Angel Ellis/Reporter MCN leads the charge for tribes against opioid abuse TULSA, Oklahoma —Lloyd B. Miller was introduced as one of the foremost experts on tribal self-governance when he spoke at the MCN Pain Management and Opioid Addiction conference March 27 about opioid litigation that is ongoing in the state and federal courts. He spoke

  • 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.

  • EIC case pushed to April

    EIC case pushed to April0

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Attorney expresses concern for clients’ rights OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Former Eufaula Indian Community officials were set for discovery on Feb. 25.  Though the defendants were not required to appear in person , they did attend the hearing which resulted in a motion for further discovery.  The next hearing is set for April 22 at


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