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  • Study pinpoints tribal Impact in Oklahoma
    Study pinpoints tribal Impact in Oklahoma
    • July 19, 2019

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Tribes contribute more than $12.9 billion to state economy OKLAHOMA CITY–Tribal nations were reported to contribute a staggering $12.9 billion into the Oklahoma economy according to data delivered at the Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium held July 18. Leaders and representatives of tribal governments and their interests met at the Oklahoma History Center to

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  • MNYC June Update
    MNYC June Update
    • July 19, 2019

    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Hello! How are you all? The Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) had an eventful month of May that included the graduation of six MNYC members from high school. The MNYC held their regular monthly meeting where they discussed having an event for the MNYC members to reconnect.

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  • MNYC May Update
    MNYC May Update
    • July 19, 2019

    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Claudia McHenry cv hocefkvt os. Mvkoke Etvlwv Mvnette Nafaktvlke Punayv towis. Hello! How are you all? My name is Claudia McHenry. I am the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) Speaker. In April, MNYC members participated in the Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair (ONALYF) in Norman, OK.

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  • MNYC April Update
    MNYC April Update
    • July 19, 2019

    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Claudia McHenry cv hocefkvt os. Mvkoke Etvlwv Mvnette Nafaktvlke Punayv towis. Hello! How are you all? My name is Claudia McHenry. I am the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) Speaker. The month of March was an unusually calm and relaxing month for the MNYC. Our month

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  • MNYC March Update
    MNYC March Update
    • July 19, 2019

    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Claudia McHenry cv hocefket os. Punayv Mvkoke Etvlwv Mvnettvlke Nafaktvlke towis. Hello! How are you all? My name is Claudia McHenry. I am the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) Speaker. In the past month of February, the MNYC met on the 9, at 10:00 a.m. The business

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  • 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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Health

  • 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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  • Medical card confusion

    Medical card confusion

    • January 4, 2019

    Kevin Barnett/Reporter Medical marijuana process explained OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Oklahoma became the 30th state to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes in June 2018 with the passing of State Question 788. Not surprisingly, there has been much confusion regarding the program since, as it has gone through multiple modifications since it’s passage. Sarah

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  • Amendments made to election procedures

    Amendments made to election procedures

    • December 7, 2018

    Liz Gray/Reporter Approval of precinct sites postponed indefinitely OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Dec. 3 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session Dec. 15. Audio of the session is available at:

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  • Voting precincts approved through HEW

    Voting precincts approved through HEW

    • November 7, 2018

    Liz Gray/Reporter Grant funds awarded to Children and Family Services Administration OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Nov. 5 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session Nov. 17. Audio of the session

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Business

National Council

  • Study pinpoints tribal Impact in Oklahoma

    Study pinpoints tribal Impact in Oklahoma

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Tribes contribute more than $12.9 billion to state economy OKLAHOMA CITY–Tribal nations were reported to contribute a staggering $12.9 billion into the Oklahoma economy according to data delivered at the Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium held July 18. Leaders and representatives of tribal governments and their interests met at the Oklahoma History Center to

    READ MORE
  • MNYC June Update

    MNYC June Update

    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Hello! How are you all? The Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) had an eventful month of May that included the graduation of six MNYC members from high school. The MNYC held their regular monthly meeting where they discussed having an event for the MNYC members to reconnect.

    READ MORE
  • MNYC May Update

    MNYC May Update

    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Claudia McHenry cv hocefkvt os. Mvkoke Etvlwv Mvnette Nafaktvlke Punayv towis. Hello! How are you all? My name is Claudia McHenry. I am the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) Speaker. In April, MNYC members participated in the Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair (ONALYF) in Norman, OK.

    READ MORE
  • MNYC April Update

    MNYC April Update

    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Claudia McHenry cv hocefkvt os. Mvkoke Etvlwv Mvnette Nafaktvlke Punayv towis. Hello! How are you all? My name is Claudia McHenry. I am the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) Speaker. The month of March was an unusually calm and relaxing month for the MNYC. Our month

    READ MORE
  • MNYC March Update

    MNYC March Update

    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Claudia McHenry cv hocefket os. Punayv Mvkoke Etvlwv Mvnettvlke Nafaktvlke towis. Hello! How are you all? My name is Claudia McHenry. I am the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) Speaker. In the past month of February, the MNYC met on the 9, at 10:00 a.m. The business

    READ MORE
  • Community holds summer camp for local children

    Community holds summer camp for local children

    “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

    READ MORE

Other News

  • Study pinpoints tribal Impact in Oklahoma

    Study pinpoints tribal Impact in Oklahoma

    • July 19, 2019

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Tribes contribute more than $12.9 billion to state economy OKLAHOMA CITY–Tribal nations were reported to contribute a staggering $12.9 billion into the Oklahoma economy according to data delivered at the Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium held July 18. Leaders and representatives of tribal governments and their interests met at the Oklahoma History Center to

    READ MORE
  • MNYC June Update

    MNYC June Update

    • July 19, 2019

    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Hello! How are you all? The Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) had an eventful month of May that included the graduation of six MNYC members from high school. The MNYC held their regular monthly meeting where they discussed having an event for the MNYC members to reconnect.

    READ MORE
  • MNYC May Update

    MNYC May Update

    • July 19, 2019

    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Claudia McHenry cv hocefkvt os. Mvkoke Etvlwv Mvnette Nafaktvlke Punayv towis. Hello! How are you all? My name is Claudia McHenry. I am the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) Speaker. In April, MNYC members participated in the Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair (ONALYF) in Norman, OK.

    READ MORE
  • MNYC April Update

    MNYC April Update

    • July 19, 2019

    Claudia McHenry/MNYC Speaker OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Hensci! Stonkon fullatskat? Claudia McHenry cv hocefkvt os. Mvkoke Etvlwv Mvnette Nafaktvlke Punayv towis. Hello! How are you all? My name is Claudia McHenry. I am the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council (MNYC) Speaker. The month of March was an unusually calm and relaxing month for the MNYC. Our month

    READ MORE