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  • Floyd named to Top 5 Oklahomans list
    Floyd named to Top 5 Oklahomans list
    • January 15, 2018

    “It is a reflection of all of our staff and all we’ve been able to accomplish in the last couple years, so really I’m happy for all of them.” -MCN Principal Chief James Floyd

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  • National Council committee members assigned
    National Council committee members assigned
    • January 12, 2018

    Liz Gray/Reporter Committees assigned during emergency session OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council assigned members for the Health, Education and Welfare Committee; Land, Natural Resources and Cultural Preservation Committee and Business, Finance and Justice Committee during an emergency session Jan. 8 at the Mound Building. Council Rep. Johnnie Greene will serve as

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  • Citizen helps tribes win case
    Citizen helps tribes win case
    • January 12, 2018

    King leads counsel on 50-year-old case Darren DeLaune/Reporter La PUSH, Washington — Since her second year as an attorney in 2010, Muscogee (Creek) citizen and attorney Lauren King has been representing the Quileute Tribe in United States v. Washington, a case that is almost 50 years old. “I feel extremely close to Quileute,” she said.

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  • Pageant Committee accepting applications
    Pageant Committee accepting applications
    • January 11, 2018

    Search is on for MCN ambassadors, royalty Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — It is that time again. The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Scholarship Pageant is accepting applications for the 2018-19 Miss and Jr. Miss MCN competition. Ladies between the ages of 14-24 and enrolled as Muscogee (Creek) citizens, who are interested in Miss and Jr. Miss

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  • Council elects new officers
    Council elects new officers
    • January 10, 2018

      Staff reports OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council held a special session Jan. 6 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee to swear-in representatives and elect officers. The Council voted 11-4 to re-elect Tulsa District Rep. Lucian Tiger III as speaker. Four representatives voted for Okmulgee District Rep. Del Beaver. The Council

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  • LTPD December police records
    LTPD December police records
    • January 10, 2018

    MCN Lighthorse Tribal Police Department OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Lighthorse Tribal Police Department report for December 2017 was submitted to Mvskoke Media. Contact LTPD at: 918-732-7800. In an emergency, contact LTPD at: 877-547-3390.   12/01/17 Petit larceny report taken by Ofc. Pickering at Bristow casino Possession of firearm arrest made by Ofc.

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  • Former second chief released from prison
    Former second chief released from prison
    • January 4, 2018

    Staff Reports OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website, former Muscogee (Creek) Nation Second Chief Roger Barnett was released from prison Jan. 3. Barnett was sentenced May 5, 2015 to 33 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $211,880 in restitution to MCN for embezzling tribal funds. He pleaded guilty

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  • Floyd gives year-in-review on ‘Mvskoke Radio’
    Floyd gives year-in-review on ‘Mvskoke Radio’
    • January 3, 2018

    “There’s not going to be lawlessness in Muscogee (Creek) Nation or anything going unpunished.” –MCN Principal Chief James Floyd

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  • 1980 and the National Council
    1980 and the National Council
    • December 28, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter A look back at the first Council under the 1979 Constitution OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — ‘Creek election final results,’ ‘Council meets in historic session,’ and ‘Creek shut down hampers services,’ ‘Removal petitions filed’ and ‘Second Chief McCombs dies.’ These are all headlines found in 1980 editions of the ‘Muscogee Nation News’ while researching the

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  • Although less effective, flu vaccine still recommended
    Although less effective, flu vaccine still recommended
    • December 21, 2017

    *Editor’s Note: The story has been corrected to clarify that the vaccine effectiveness of 10 percent is for one of the four strains and not the entire vaccine.    Nurse explains importance of being vaccinated Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The flu season is upon us. According to an article from www.news9.com, more than 7,000

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Health

  • Floyd gives year-in-review on ‘Mvskoke Radio’

    Floyd gives year-in-review on ‘Mvskoke Radio’

    • January 3, 2018

    “There’s not going to be lawlessness in Muscogee (Creek) Nation or anything going unpunished.” –MCN Principal Chief James Floyd

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  • New year, new me

    New year, new me

    • December 27, 2017

    ‘…72.6 percent of goals are maintained within the first two weeks, but by midyear only 44.8 percent are still sustained.’

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  • Although less effective, flu vaccine still recommended

    Although less effective, flu vaccine still recommended

    • December 21, 2017

    *Editor’s Note: The story has been corrected to clarify that the vaccine effectiveness of 10 percent is for one of the four strains and not the entire vaccine.    Nurse explains importance of being vaccinated Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The flu season is upon us. According to an article from www.news9.com, more than 7,000

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  • MCNDH update provided during HEW

    MCNDH update provided during HEW

    • December 13, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter BHS to be unaffected by state budget cuts OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Secretary of Health Shawn Terry and MCN Controller Linda Roe presented a health systems update during the MCN National Council Health, Education and Welfare committee meeting Dec. 4 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. President Donald Trump submitted his

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  • Donation to McIntosh County Toys for Tots passed during HEW

    Donation to McIntosh County Toys for Tots passed during HEW

    • December 7, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter Council approves two grant applications OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Dec. 4 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session Dec. 16. HEW addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of

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  • Restoring hope throughout our Nation

    Restoring hope throughout our Nation

    • November 17, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter Hope Conference held at River Spirit TULSA, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health held the 2017 Hope Conference Nov. 14-16 at the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa. According to the Hope Conference planning committee mission statement the event is to help develop a system to detect, prevent and provide

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  • Running Is Ceremony

    Running Is Ceremony

    • November 13, 2017

        Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer Citizen blogs, trains and cleanses toward his first marathon OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Ceremony can mean different things to different people. To some, ceremony is a summer night spent dancing at their ground or at a holiday gathering of family. To others, ceremony may be singing Creek hymns at church or

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  • Supplemental appropriation to education program passed during HEW

    Supplemental appropriation to education program passed during HEW

    • November 9, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter Junior Botball program funding passed OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Nov. 6 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session Nov. 21. HEW addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of

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  • Cherokee Nation declares MLK Day a national holiday

    Cherokee Nation declares MLK Day a national holiday

    • January 15, 2018

    Deviney Luchsinger/ Multimedia Specialist MLK contributed to Native American rights TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma —Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker recently signed an executive order to declare Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national holiday to be observed by the Cherokee Nation. ‘He was a remarkable advocate for change for all people of color in America,

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  • Trump allegedly uses ‘vulgar’ terms to describe countries

    Trump allegedly uses ‘vulgar’ terms to describe countries

    • January 12, 2018

    Comments suggest immigrants from some countries undesirable Darren DeLaune/Reporter WASHINGTON — According to the ‘Washington Post,’ President Donald Trump allegedly used what some are calling vulgar terms when rejecting a pitch Jan. 11 from a bipartisan team of senators on an immigration deal to protect DACA or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals participants. “Why are

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  • Citizen helps tribes win case

    Citizen helps tribes win case

    • January 12, 2018

    King leads counsel on 50-year-old case Darren DeLaune/Reporter La PUSH, Washington — Since her second year as an attorney in 2010, Muscogee (Creek) citizen and attorney Lauren King has been representing the Quileute Tribe in United States v. Washington, a case that is almost 50 years old. “I feel extremely close to Quileute,” she said.

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  • Pageant Committee accepting applications

    Pageant Committee accepting applications

    • January 11, 2018

    Search is on for MCN ambassadors, royalty Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — It is that time again. The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Scholarship Pageant is accepting applications for the 2018-19 Miss and Jr. Miss MCN competition. Ladies between the ages of 14-24 and enrolled as Muscogee (Creek) citizens, who are interested in Miss and Jr. Miss

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  • Net neutrality and effects of the repeal

    Net neutrality and effects of the repeal

    • December 28, 2017

    Deviney Luchsinger/ Multimedia Specialist What is net neutrality, why should you care OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Net neutrality was repealed on Dec. 14 by the Federal Communication Commission. Everyone seems to be panicking. Is this the internet apocalypse?   What is net neutrality Net neutrality is an Obama-era internet regulation passed in 2015. According to the

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  • 1980 and the National Council

    1980 and the National Council

    • December 28, 2017

    Liz Gray/Reporter A look back at the first Council under the 1979 Constitution OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — ‘Creek election final results,’ ‘Council meets in historic session,’ and ‘Creek shut down hampers services,’ ‘Removal petitions filed’ and ‘Second Chief McCombs dies.’ These are all headlines found in 1980 editions of the ‘Muscogee Nation News’ while researching the

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