• Program works to keep language alive

    Program works to keep language alive0

    Gary Fife/Radio Specialist Staff provides learning opportunity  OKMULGEE, Oklahoma— Of the more than 80,000 enrolled citizens of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, only about 500 are fluent Mvskoke language speakers. That has been the estimate of the Mvskoke Language Program staff. Every time an elder passes on, that is another irreplaceable cultural resource lost. MLP is

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  • Bedrock of the Industrial Revolution: impact on culture

    Bedrock of the Industrial Revolution: impact on culture0

    “I feel like a lot of times people think that all of the Creek Nation was like this and everyone did this but there was really, just like any community, people doing things on their own outside of what the cultural rules were.”

    – MCN Historic and Cultural Preservation Department Manager RaeLynn Butler

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  • Locating our ancestors

    Locating our ancestors0

      Liz Gray/Reporter MCN program helps preserve grave sites OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Life lost. It is an experience that inevitably happens. Families pay their respects to loved ones who have passed. Wakes and funerals are attended and hymns are sung. There is a Mvskoke hymn called “Espoketis Omes Kerreskos” that is almost a staple at

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