• Five citizens receive NCAIED 40 under 40 awards

    Five citizens receive NCAIED 40 under 40 awards

    • September 21, 2018

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Winners share their backgrounds, thoughts on honor MESA, Arizona — Five Muscogee (Creek) citizens were announced Sept. 13 as recipients of the 2018 National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development Native American 40 under 40 awards. Lauren King, Rebecca Landsberry, Elsa Lowe, Mekko Tyner and Nathan Wilson will be honored Oct. 29-30 at

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  • Model Citizen

    Model Citizen

    • September 20, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer Muscogee artist walks runway for first time at Santa Fe Indian Art Market SANTA FE, New Mexico — The Santa Fe Indian Art Market ‘brings Native arts to the world’ each August, and has now for the last 97 years. But for one Muscogee (Creek) artist, the 2018 version held Aug. 14-19

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  • The Creek potter’s hands

    The Creek potter’s hands

    • September 20, 2018

    Liz Gray/Reporter Preserving traditional cultural knowledge OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A battle against time has inspired a mentorship. Scott Roberts is reportedly the only Muscogee (Creek) citizen with the knowledge to produce traditional Mvskoke pottery, but he does not want to pass on without a vessel to hold it for future generations. The mentorship was formed

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  • Conference held to spread suicide prevention awareness

    Conference held to spread suicide prevention awareness

    • September 19, 2018

    “In that hopelessness and despair, I thought there was no way out, made a suicide attempt.” – Chickasaw Nation citizen and Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Suicide Prevention Program Manager Shelby Rowe

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  • Fighting for hope

    Fighting for hope

    • September 19, 2018

    I don’t see a rundown church… I don’t see it. I see potential” – Coach John Wolfe

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  • Musical journey leads to presidential performance, Mayo program

    Musical journey leads to presidential performance, Mayo program

    • September 18, 2018

    Sterling Cosper/Manager Kemp nominated for Native American Music Award PHOENIX — Flautist Randy Kemp (Muscogee/Euchee/Choctaw) is a man of many artistic talents beyond music. He is a retired graphic designer from Arizona State University, contributed as a muralist for a Make a Difference Foundation project and was selected to design a 10-foot-tall fiberglass guitar for

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  • Muscogee rapper up for award repeat

    Muscogee rapper up for award repeat

    • September 12, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer Sten Joddi nominated for two Native American Music Award categories MASON CITY, Iowa — Muscogee (Creek) recording artist Sten Joddi won his first Native American Music Award last year. He is trying to make it an annual occurrence. Nominations for the NAMMYs as they are affectionately called, were announced Sept. 10. Joddi

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