MCN

  • Three Eufaula Creek Indian Community officials arrested
    Three Eufaula Creek Indian Community officials arrested
    • July 19, 2018

    Gary Fife/Radio Communications Specialist Jacob Factor/Journalism Intern OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Three officials of the Eufaula Creek Indian Community were arrested on orders by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Attorney General’s Office on charges of theft of community center funds. According to MCN District Court documents, CEO Judd Pickering, Treasurer Twanna Susie Deere and Lydia Anglin were

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  • Governor candidate donation considered during BFJ
    Governor candidate donation considered during BFJ
    • July 18, 2018

    Sale of liquor approved Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Business, Finance and Justice Committee meeting was held July 17 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Audio of the session is available at: www.mcnnc.com. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session July 28. BFJ

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  • New Transit facility discussed during LNC
    New Transit facility discussed during LNC
    • July 18, 2018

    Reprogramming 2016 Indian Housing Plan passed in committee Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Land, Natural Resources and Cultural Preservation Committee meeting was held July 10 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All legislation passed during the session will go before the full Council July 28 for vote. Mvskoke Media

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  • $10,000 donation to Tulsa Flight Night considered during HEW
    $10,000 donation to Tulsa Flight Night considered during HEW
    • July 16, 2018

    Jacob Factor/Journalism Intern Funding for veterans monument in Paden fails OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee met July 9 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Audio of the session is available at www.mcnnc.com. The committee considered the following legislation: TR 18-085 Authorizing the principal chief to execute

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  • MvskokeVision Profile: MCN Tribal Administrator Jerry McPeak
    MvskokeVision Profile: MCN Tribal Administrator Jerry McPeak
    • July 6, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Mvskoke Media interviews newly confirmed Muscogee (Creek) Nation Tribal Administrator Jerry McPeak.

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  • MvskokeVision Profile: MCN Controller George Taylor
    MvskokeVision Profile: MCN Controller George Taylor
    • July 5, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — MvskokeVision’s Jason Salsman speaks with newly confirmed Muscogee (Creek) Nation Controller George Taylor.

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  • Council approves donations to two political candidates
    Council approves donations to two political candidates
    • July 2, 2018

    Council upholds veto sent back from Executive Branch Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Regular Session was held June 30 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Details of the legislation are available in Mvskoke Media coverage the committee and joint sessions available at: www.mvskokemedia.com. Council addressed the following legislation: NCA

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Health

  • Questions mount on Oklahoma medical marijuana

    Questions mount on Oklahoma medical marijuana

    • July 18, 2018

    Liz Gray/Reporter Tribal response to SQ 788 OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Oklahoma joined the roster in states allowing some form of marijuana legalization with the passage of State Question 788 permitting medical marijuana. In the past few weeks, SQ 788 has given new meaning to reefer madness with the state and tribal nations figuring out how

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  • $10,000 donation to Tulsa Flight Night considered during HEW

    $10,000 donation to Tulsa Flight Night considered during HEW

    • July 16, 2018

    Jacob Factor/Journalism Intern Funding for veterans monument in Paden fails OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee met July 9 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Audio of the session is available at www.mcnnc.com. The committee considered the following legislation: TR 18-085 Authorizing the principal chief to execute

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  • Terry gives health systems update

    Terry gives health systems update

    • July 13, 2018

    Jacob Factor/Journalism Intern Medical Marijuana distribution could jeopardize federal tort status OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Following the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee’s legislation consideration July 9, MCN Department of Health Secretary Shawn Terry updated the committee on the state of MCNDH. Terry said the Eufaula Indian Health Center in Eufaula has

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  • Board approves dispensing of marijuana

    Board approves dispensing of marijuana

    • July 12, 2018

    Smoking of the drug prohibited Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY — With a 5-4 vote, members of the Oklahoma State Board of Health approved rules July 10 for medical marijuana with one very important change. According to a Public Radio Tulsa article, pills, oils, topical creams, tinctures and liquids are the only forms medical marijuana will

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  • The Table: Oklahoma State Question 788 regarding medical marijuana

    The Table: Oklahoma State Question 788 regarding medical marijuana

    • July 12, 2018

      OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Mvskoke Media discusses the recent passage of Oklahoma State Question 788 regarding medical marijuana. Special guest, former Muscogee (Creek) Nation District Court Judge Patrick Moore shares his views and insights on medical marijuana in the state.  

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  • Guidance for the guides: Behavioral Health parenting tips

    Guidance for the guides: Behavioral Health parenting tips

    • July 6, 2018

    Sterling Cosper/Manager Project LAUNCH employee discusses curriculum for child discipline OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — “One of the biggest stigmas I think we’ve come across in teaching parenting classes is, a lot of parents are like, ‘I don’t need parenting classes, I know how to be a parent.’ ” Natalie Russell, coordinator for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation

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  • Floyd discusses medical marijuana in Oklahoma

    Floyd discusses medical marijuana in Oklahoma

    • June 29, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief James Floyd discusses the legalization of medical marijuana in Oklahoma through the recent vote on State Question 788.

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  • Preserving children’s smiles: health department dentist shares tips

    Preserving children’s smiles: health department dentist shares tips

    • June 19, 2018

    Sterling Cosper/Manager Proper developmental steps, preventative care discussed OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — When should you not give your child a bottle? When is the right time to wean them off of bottles and pacifiers? “It can even be just having milk in the bottle and putting the baby to bed with the bottle or at nap

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Business

National Council

  • New Transit facility discussed during LNC

    New Transit facility discussed during LNC

    Reprogramming 2016 Indian Housing Plan passed in committee Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Land, Natural Resources and Cultural Preservation Committee meeting was held July 10 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All legislation passed during the session will go before the full Council July 28 for vote. Mvskoke Media

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  • Questions mount on Oklahoma medical marijuana

    Questions mount on Oklahoma medical marijuana

    Liz Gray/Reporter Tribal response to SQ 788 OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Oklahoma joined the roster in states allowing some form of marijuana legalization with the passage of State Question 788 permitting medical marijuana. In the past few weeks, SQ 788 has given new meaning to reefer madness with the state and tribal nations figuring out how

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  • Intern captures experience as part of Mvskoke Media

    Intern captures experience as part of Mvskoke Media

    Skyler Drinnon/Journalism Intern Organization calls for fall applicants OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — My internship at Mvskoke Media has been a time to remember. I came into the internship thinking I had a good handle on how to research, write and formulate a good story that would be suitable for news writing. While I did have some

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Other News

  • Three Eufaula Creek Indian Community officials arrested

    Three Eufaula Creek Indian Community officials arrested

    • July 19, 2018

    Gary Fife/Radio Communications Specialist Jacob Factor/Journalism Intern OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Three officials of the Eufaula Creek Indian Community were arrested on orders by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Attorney General’s Office on charges of theft of community center funds. According to MCN District Court documents, CEO Judd Pickering, Treasurer Twanna Susie Deere and Lydia Anglin were

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  • A new approach

    A new approach

    • July 18, 2018

    “What we are hoping to do is to help people overcome the barriers that are preventing them finding the jobs they want.”— Employment Specialist Rob Harmon.

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  • Governor candidate donation considered during BFJ

    Governor candidate donation considered during BFJ

    • July 18, 2018

    Sale of liquor approved Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Business, Finance and Justice Committee meeting was held July 17 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Audio of the session is available at: www.mcnnc.com. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session July 28. BFJ

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  • New Transit facility discussed during LNC

    New Transit facility discussed during LNC

    • July 18, 2018

    Reprogramming 2016 Indian Housing Plan passed in committee Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Land, Natural Resources and Cultural Preservation Committee meeting was held July 10 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All legislation passed during the session will go before the full Council July 28 for vote. Mvskoke Media

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