MCN

  • Pageant helped Barnett preserve the language
    Pageant helped Barnett preserve the language
    • December 4, 2019

    By: Lani Hansen, Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma– Mvskoke Media continues the series of “Former MCN princesses: Where are they now?” with series five featuring Shannon Barnett. Barnett served as Muscogee (Creek) Nation Princess in 2015-2016. According to Barnett, the MCN pageants have not changed very much in the last four years. She said they have added

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  • Twins dive into swimming records
    Twins dive into swimming records
    • December 4, 2019

    By: Lani Hansen, Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma– Russian American and Muscogee (Creek) citizens Alexandria and Nick Clark both have qualified for state in swimming the last couple of years. These two siblings are twins from Atlanta, Georgia. Alex and Nick are both juniors and attend Alpharetta High School. Their father Tim Clark who is Muscogee (Creek),

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  • Production team gives Native American’s an opportunity to represent
    Production team gives Native American’s an opportunity to represent
    • December 4, 2019

    By: Lani Hansen, Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma– On Nov. 13 the production team for the movie “Killers of the Flower Moon” opened a casting call in Tulsa seeking Native American men and women. The film will be based off the number one true crime best-seller book written by David Grann. Killers of the Flower Moon goes

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  • Large’s spotlight in fastpitch softball
    Large’s spotlight in fastpitch softball
    • November 25, 2019

    Large earned postseason honors in softball By: Lani Hansen, Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma– Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen Kennedy Large shines during her junior year at Byng High School. Large is the daughter of Chad and Ashley Large, granddaughter of Suzanne Chaney, great-granddaughter of Jack Chaney and great-great-granddaughter of the late Dora Colbert Chaney. She earned a

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  • Changes for Burial Assistance proposed
    Changes for Burial Assistance proposed
    • November 25, 2019

    Burial assistance legislation aiming to increase funding stalls By Angel Ellis/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma– Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council Representative Mark Randolph’s Burial Assistance bill NCA 19-106 passed through full council on Oct. 26. The legislation has been a debated in committee and in follow up sessions, was postponed at one point but has finally been adopted

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  • From running a concession trailer, to running a highly ranked business
    From running a concession trailer, to running a highly ranked business
    • November 25, 2019

    Citizen receieves funds to expand business Lani Hansen/Reporter TULSA, Oklahoma– Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen Leon Thompson Jr., manages Leon’s Smoke Shack a BBQ joint that was recently listed Top 10 BBQ places in Tulsa, OK. As a child, Thompson spent a lot of time with his mom. She had a small charcoil grill and when

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  • Native Americans save Native Pollinators
    Native Americans save Native Pollinators
    • November 25, 2019

    Citizen continues sustainable efforts T.C. Buck/Reporter BIXBY, Oklahoma- Jane Breckinridge of the Euchee Butterfly Farm hosted the Tribal Alliance for Pollinators at the Learning Center at Euchee Butterfly Farm on Oct. 23. Breckinridge spoke on the benefits and importance of sustainable practices often crucial to the longevity of wildlife found in the region. After five

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Health

  • Barnoski returns as Hospital Administrator

    Barnoski returns as Hospital Administrator

    • August 22, 2019

    Putting operating rooms to use will be a focus for MCN DOH By Angel Ellis/Reporter OKEMAH, Oklahoma– CEO Health Administrator for Creek Nation Community Hospital in Okemah and Director of Finance for the Creek Nation Okmulgee Community Hospital Phillip Barnoski has returned to the Muscogee (Creek) Nations department of health as of June 10. He

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  • Native budz

    Native budz

    • August 21, 2019

    Muscogee veteran opens dispensary By Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Since the passing of State Question 788 in 2018, which legalized cannabis use for medical purposes, marijuana dispensaries have become commonplace throughout the state. With the proverbial field quickly filling with players, how does a shop stand out? Muscogee (Creek) citizen Bugsy Barnoski believes it

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  • 16 Signs of Emotional Abuse in a Relationship

    16 Signs of Emotional Abuse in a Relationship

    • August 19, 2019

    Mallory Black, Diné, StrongHearts Native Helpline No one expects to find themselves in an abusive relationship. Most relationships begin in a good way with kind words and compliments, but they can turn harmful and emotionally abusive at any time. Emotional abuse is a type of domestic violence that often flies under the radar, but it

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  • Cannabis do that?

    Cannabis do that?

    • March 27, 2019

    Liz Gray/Reporter Research assistant professor summarizes work with CBD OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A lunch seminar sparked Jenny Wilkerson’s interest in chronic pain research during her first semester as a graduate student at the University of New Mexico. At the seminar her former mentor at UNM gave a speech about her own research on the subject,

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  • Get your vaccs straight

    Get your vaccs straight

    • February 15, 2019

    Darren DeLaune/Reporter Chief Medical Officer advises vaccination best way to prevent disease OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The measles are back. Numerous cases have been recently reported in both the northwest and northeast parts of the U.S. Hawaii reported two cases of measles from people who traveled from the state of Washington to the Aloha state. According

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  • Crisis text line agreement passed through committee

    Crisis text line agreement passed through committee

    • January 23, 2019

    Liz Gray/Reporter Amendments regarding campaign literature made during HEW  OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Jan. 14 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the quarterly session Jan. 26. HEW addressed the following legislation, the

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  • Rising vapor

    Rising vapor

    • January 22, 2019

    “People think it is safer than smoking, but we really don’t know how it’s going to affect their health years from now.” – Muscogee (Creek) Nation Tobacco Prevention Program Specialist Arlene Davis

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  • Mullin amendment to fund IHS through shutdown blocked

    Mullin amendment to fund IHS through shutdown blocked

    • January 18, 2019

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer OK Congressman’s ‘Pay Our Doctors’ Act defeated 8-4 WASHINGTON — An amendment to the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2019 that would have guaranteed funding for Indian Health Services for a full fiscal year, despite the partial government shutdown, has been blocked. The amendment, H.R. 195 or the ‘Pay Our Doctors Act,’ was

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  • Pageant helped Barnett preserve the language

    Pageant helped Barnett preserve the language

    • December 4, 2019

    By: Lani Hansen, Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma– Mvskoke Media continues the series of “Former MCN princesses: Where are they now?” with series five featuring Shannon Barnett. Barnett served as Muscogee (Creek) Nation Princess in 2015-2016. According to Barnett, the MCN pageants have not changed very much in the last four years. She said they have added

    READ MORE
  • Twins dive into swimming records

    Twins dive into swimming records

    • December 4, 2019

    By: Lani Hansen, Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma– Russian American and Muscogee (Creek) citizens Alexandria and Nick Clark both have qualified for state in swimming the last couple of years. These two siblings are twins from Atlanta, Georgia. Alex and Nick are both juniors and attend Alpharetta High School. Their father Tim Clark who is Muscogee (Creek),

    READ MORE
  • Production team gives Native American’s an opportunity to represent

    Production team gives Native American’s an opportunity to represent

    • December 4, 2019

    By: Lani Hansen, Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma– On Nov. 13 the production team for the movie “Killers of the Flower Moon” opened a casting call in Tulsa seeking Native American men and women. The film will be based off the number one true crime best-seller book written by David Grann. Killers of the Flower Moon goes

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  • RETRACTION: Executive orders issued for OIC

    RETRACTION: Executive orders issued for OIC

    • December 3, 2019

    Internal disputes cited as the reason for the suspension of OIC charter

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