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  • Council confirms new tribal administrator, controller
    Council confirms new tribal administrator, controller
    • May 21, 2018

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Funding for elder out of jurisdiction fails OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council regular session was held May 19 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Details of the legislation is available in Mvskoke Media coverage of the committee sessions available at: www.mvskokemedia.com. Council addressed the following legislation: TR 18-042

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  • MCN officials discuss lawsuit with IHS
    MCN officials discuss lawsuit with IHS
    • May 21, 2018

    OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is suing the Indian Health Service for over $94 million in funding that was allegedly not paid to the tribe between 2006-2014. Mvskoke Media spoke with Principal Chief James Floyd and Secretary of Health Shawn Terry regarding the issue. “In looking at the health deficit, we did uncover the

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  • MCN names 2018 royalty
    MCN names 2018 royalty
    • May 21, 2018

    TULSA, Oklahoma — Miss Muscogee (Creek) Nina Fox and Jr. Miss MCN Louisa Harjo were crowned May 20 during the royalty pageant at River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa.

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  • Travel Plaza gets ‘make-over’
    Travel Plaza gets ‘make-over’
    • May 17, 2018

    Gary Fife/Radio Communications Specialist Renovations to repair old problems, give facility a new ‘face’ OKMULGEE, Oklahoma—There is a face-lift going on at the two decades old Okmulgee Tribal Travel Plaza, located at Highway 75 and the Loop 56 in Okmulgee. Since late April, crews have been working to demolish the old restroom facilities and making

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  • Modular building for Lighthorse reviewed during joint session
    Modular building for Lighthorse reviewed during joint session
    • May 17, 2018

    Firing range simulator system approved during meeting Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Business, Finance and Justice Committee and Land, Natural Resource and Cultural Preservation Committee held a joint meeting May 15 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All legislation passed during the session will go before the full Council

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  • Storm shelter program funds reviewed during joint committee meeting
    Storm shelter program funds reviewed during joint committee meeting
    • May 17, 2018

    Amendment to storm shelter policy approved during meeting Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee and Land, Natural Resource and Cultural Preservation Committee held a joint committee meeting May 15 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All legislation passed during the session will go before the

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  • Healthcare holding company considered during joint committee meeting
    Healthcare holding company considered during joint committee meeting
    • May 17, 2018

    Beer sales for community smoke shop approved Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee and Business, Finance and Justice Committee held a joint meeting May 15 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All legislation passed during the session will go before the full Council May 19

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Health

  • Council confirms new tribal administrator, controller

    Council confirms new tribal administrator, controller

    • May 21, 2018

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Funding for elder out of jurisdiction fails OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council regular session was held May 19 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Details of the legislation is available in Mvskoke Media coverage of the committee sessions available at: www.mvskokemedia.com. Council addressed the following legislation: TR 18-042

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  • MCN officials discuss lawsuit with IHS

    MCN officials discuss lawsuit with IHS

    • May 21, 2018

    OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is suing the Indian Health Service for over $94 million in funding that was allegedly not paid to the tribe between 2006-2014. Mvskoke Media spoke with Principal Chief James Floyd and Secretary of Health Shawn Terry regarding the issue. “In looking at the health deficit, we did uncover the

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  • The Table: IHS and Gaming

    The Table: IHS and Gaming

    • May 16, 2018

    OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Mvskoke Media Broadcast Specialist Jerrad Moore, Multimedia Producer Jason Salsman, Managing Editor Jessica McBride and Manager Sterling Cosper discuss the Muscogee (Creek) Nation v. Indian Health Service case as well as the recent law passed by the State of Oklahoma allowing craps and roulette in casinos. Read the IHS lawsuit here. Read

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  • MCN files suit against IHS

    MCN files suit against IHS

    • May 10, 2018

    Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton/Mvskoke Media Correspondent Nation claims feds owe over $94 million in damages, costs TULSA, Oklahoma — In an effort to recover past contract health support costs, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation is suing the federal government. According to a complaint filed May 1 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, Indian

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  • Terry gives health systems update

    Terry gives health systems update

    • May 9, 2018

    Liz Gray/Reporter MCN Community Hospital ready for transition OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A health systems update was presented to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare committee May 7 by MCN Secretary of Health Shawn Terry at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. The CT scanner is being installed at the MCN Community Hospital

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  • Donation to UNITY conference considered during HEW

    Donation to UNITY conference considered during HEW

    • May 9, 2018

    Liz Gray/Reporter Supplemental appropriation for Energy Program reviewed OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held May 7 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session May 19. As of May 9, audio or minutes

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  • May observed as Arthritis Awareness Month

    May observed as Arthritis Awareness Month

    • May 7, 2018

    Symptoms and ways to manage disease Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — What is arthritis? Most people know it as only when their joints are hurting but it is a way to refer to joint pain or disease. While it is very common, it is not understood. One thing to know is that there are over

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  • Chief proclaims May as Mental Health Awareness Month

    Chief proclaims May as Mental Health Awareness Month

    • May 3, 2018

    Liz Gray/Reporter ‘Risky Business’ theme highlights importance of recognizing unhealthy habits, behaviors OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief James Floyd released a proclamation declaring the month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month. ‘Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being,’ Floyd stated in the proclamation. MCN Behavioral Health and Substance

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Business

National Council

  • Council confirms new tribal administrator, controller

    Council confirms new tribal administrator, controller

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Funding for elder out of jurisdiction fails OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council regular session was held May 19 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Details of the legislation is available in Mvskoke Media coverage of the committee sessions available at: www.mvskokemedia.com. Council addressed the following legislation: TR 18-042

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  • Emvpanayv: One who tells the story

    Emvpanayv: One who tells the story

    Gary Fife/Radio Communications Specialist Sacred relic, Murphy, health, Jim Thorpe movie, Ol’ Hickory OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Lots of ramblings to share this month, but here’s some good news that Native folks will enjoy: an anonymous donor purchased a sacred relic and returned it to its tribe of origin. ‘Native News Online’ reports, in Welch, Minnesota,

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  • MCN officials discuss lawsuit with IHS

    MCN officials discuss lawsuit with IHS

    OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is suing the Indian Health Service for over $94 million in funding that was allegedly not paid to the tribe between 2006-2014. Mvskoke Media spoke with Principal Chief James Floyd and Secretary of Health Shawn Terry regarding the issue. “In looking at the health deficit, we did uncover the

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  • MCN names 2018 royalty

    MCN names 2018 royalty

    TULSA, Oklahoma — Miss Muscogee (Creek) Nina Fox and Jr. Miss MCN Louisa Harjo were crowned May 20 during the royalty pageant at River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa.

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  • Mvskoke Media wins five Oklahoma SPJ awards

    Mvskoke Media wins five Oklahoma SPJ awards

    Mvskoke Media release TULSA, Oklahoma — Mvskoke Media was awarded five Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists Awards during the annual banquet May 19 in Tulsa. This is the first year Mvskoke Media submitted entries to the competition. Mvskoke Media Manager Sterling Cosper said he is proud of Mvskoke Media staff for raising the profile and

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  • Supreme Court to hear Royal v. Murphy

    Supreme Court to hear Royal v. Murphy

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Case to define Indian Country WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court announced May 21 that they will hear the Royal v. Murphy case. According to www.uscourts.gov, the Supreme Court does not automatically grant the request to hear the case, but will if the case ‘has national significance, might harmonize conflicting decisions in

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Other News

  • Council confirms new tribal administrator, controller

    Council confirms new tribal administrator, controller

    • May 21, 2018

    Jessica McBride/Managing Editor Funding for elder out of jurisdiction fails OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council regular session was held May 19 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Details of the legislation is available in Mvskoke Media coverage of the committee sessions available at: www.mvskokemedia.com. Council addressed the following legislation: TR 18-042

    READ MORE
  • Emvpanayv: One who tells the story

    Emvpanayv: One who tells the story

    • May 21, 2018

    Gary Fife/Radio Communications Specialist Sacred relic, Murphy, health, Jim Thorpe movie, Ol’ Hickory OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Lots of ramblings to share this month, but here’s some good news that Native folks will enjoy: an anonymous donor purchased a sacred relic and returned it to its tribe of origin. ‘Native News Online’ reports, in Welch, Minnesota,

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  • MCN officials discuss lawsuit with IHS

    MCN officials discuss lawsuit with IHS

    • May 21, 2018

    OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is suing the Indian Health Service for over $94 million in funding that was allegedly not paid to the tribe between 2006-2014. Mvskoke Media spoke with Principal Chief James Floyd and Secretary of Health Shawn Terry regarding the issue. “In looking at the health deficit, we did uncover the

    READ MORE
  • MCN names 2018 royalty

    MCN names 2018 royalty

    • May 21, 2018

    TULSA, Oklahoma — Miss Muscogee (Creek) Nina Fox and Jr. Miss MCN Louisa Harjo were crowned May 20 during the royalty pageant at River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa.

    READ MORE