• Bacone takes new direction

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    Future tribal college gets tribal support By Kevin Barnett/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma – The Osage Nation Congress unanimously passed ONC Resolution 19-14, which authorized a charter of Bacone College by the Nation on June 25, 2019. “We are proud to forge this partnership that will provide higher educational opportunities for our students,” said Osage Nation Principal

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  • Native American institutions meet for event at Mvskoke Dome

    Native American institutions meet for event at Mvskoke Dome0

    Ladies basketball game held as first sanctioned event Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A historic night was made as two Native American higher education establishments and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation presented the first sanctioned event to ever be held at the Mvskoke Dome. Bacone College and Haskell Indian Nations University faced off for a ladies

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  • Bacone to remain open

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    Several sport programs to be cut Darren DeLaune/Reporter MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma — A press conference was held at Bacone College June 15, in Muskogee. Bacone Board of Trustees Chairman Kenneth Adams said the institution will remain open but it will have reduced staff and faculty. “That was the major part of the announcement,” he said. Bacone

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  • New Bacone president approaches tribes for funding

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    Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton/Mvskoke Media Correspondent Clark requests donations to college during UINOKT STROUD, Oklahoma — Bacone College’s new president is not pulling any punches about what he is walking into. Nothing intimidating about inheriting a multi-million dollar shortfall and a shuttered campus, right? “I’m a bit nervous about this, but as Native people, we don’t just

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  • Bacone announces temporary closure, layoffs

    Bacone announces temporary closure, layoffs0

    Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton/Mvskoke Media Correspondent College to search for funding MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma — An historically American Indian college will be closing its doors on an interim basis as it attempts to get its finances in order. Facing a debt of more than $2 million, Bacone College administrators announced May 8 that the school will temporarily suspend

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