• Community holds summer camp for local children

    Community holds summer camp for local children

    • July 19, 2019

    “I’ve got some kids at school that I can say, ‘What tribe are you?’ and some of them don’t even know.” – Culture Camp Organizer Talana Hailey

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  • Felon fought the law and the law won

    Felon fought the law and the law won

    • July 18, 2019

    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,”

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  • What is your clan?

    What is your clan?

    • July 18, 2019

    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

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  • Screen Time

    Screen Time

    • July 18, 2019

    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

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  • History Preserved

    History Preserved

    • July 18, 2019

    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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  • Creek citizen becomes first Native American American Poet Laureate

    Creek citizen becomes first Native American American Poet Laureate

    • June 19, 2019

    “It’s such an honoring for Native people in this country, when we’ve been so disappeared and disregarded.” – Poet Laureate Consultant Joy Harjo

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  • ‘This Land’ is our land

    ‘This Land’ is our land

    • June 18, 2019

    Liz Gray/Reporter Podcast focuses on MCN jurisdictional Supreme Court case OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Crooked Media has brought podcast listeners shows like, ‘Pod Save America,’ ‘Pod Save the People’ and ‘With Friends Like These.’ Now the network is bringing the political voice of Indian Country with ‘This Land.’ ‘This Land’ focuses on the Supreme Court case

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