Muscogee Government & Politics

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION: MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION COMMISSION

Until the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Natural Resource Conservation Commission (MCNNRCC) receives a qualified restricted landowner list from MCN Realty, Chairman Edward F. Mouss has proposed to proceed with an election of Commissioner B and Commissioner C, so as to proceed with business matters of the Commission, on July 19, 2017. Continue reading

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Op/Ed: WHY YOU DESERVE BETTER TRIBAL GOVERNMENT – PART 2: CONSTITUTION

A constitution does not need to be a written document, although in practice that is usually the case. Continue reading

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Rep. Cole, Lucas, Mullin and Russell Introduce Amendment To Discriminatory Five Civilized Tribes Land Bill

Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after introducing the Stigler Act Amendment of 2017, along with Congressmen Lucas, Mullin and Russell. This legislation amends the Stigler Act of 1947, which restricts Native American allotted land to only persons of ½ degree of Native American blood heritage. Continue reading

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Op/Ed: WHY YOU DESERVE BETTER TRIBAL GOVERNMENT – Part 1: Sovereignty and Culture

One of the central foundations of international law is that sovereignty is a power that belongs to people of a distinct culture. In the twenty-first century, that has grown to mean self-government. Continue reading

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Mvskoke Nation Youth Council Marches 110 Miles to Raise Awareness for Teen Dating Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2016 The Mvskoke March 2016 Okmulgee, Okla. –  The Mvskoke March 2016 is a youth led initiative focused on bringing awareness to Teen Dating Violence. The Mvskoke March was held July 18-21, 2016. The event kicked off at 12:00 pm at the historic Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council House on July … Continue reading

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Creek Nation Natural Resource Conservation Commission receives Hall of Fame Award after First Year of Service

Press Release The Creek Nation Natural Resource Conservation Commission was awarded the Hall of Fame Award by the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts at the 78th Annual State Meeting, Legislative Banquet held February 29, 2016 at the Reed Convention Center, Sheraton Midwest City Hotel. The theme was “Collaboration in Conservation: Partnering for Grassroots Solutions.” with … Continue reading

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – CLOSED: CONSERVATIONIST FOR THE NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION COMMISSION – MUSCOGEE (CREEK) GOVERNMENT

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Title: Conservationist Occupational Code: Organization: Natural Resource Conservation Commission, Muscogee (Creek) Government Position Number: 1001 Classification: Technical Pay / Grade: GS – 07-09 (Federal Equivalent) Reports To: Commission FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt INTRODUCTION This position serves as a Conservationist for the Natural Resource Conservation Commission headquartered at the Commission’s Headquarters Office located at the … Continue reading

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Adeline Griffin Feathers Celebrates 100 Years of Life

By Sandy Fife Wilson Edward F. Mouss II On April 12, 2014, 95 guests—which included five generations of kin—joined Adeline Griffin Feathers in the celebration of her 100th birthday at the home of her son, Larry Feathers, in Loomis, CA. Adeline is a Creek citizen and was born April 11, 1914, on her mother’s Creek … Continue reading

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Mvskoke Women’s Leadership 2014 Awards Dinner

Hoktvke enfvyvtis em omvlkv – Women Guiding with All Her Might By staff Writer On Saturday March 22, 2014, the Mvskoke Women’s Leadership 2014 Awards dinner was held at the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s Nutrition center located at the tribal complex north of Okmulgee, Oklahoma. The evening included dinner, entertainment provided by Flute player Scottie Harjo, … Continue reading

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Ralph Ellison Library Presents: What Happened to the Freedmen?

Ralph Ellison Library presents a Black History Month special event. Date: Saturday February 22, 2014 Time: 11 A.M. Location: Ralph Ellison Library 2000 NE 23rd OKC, OK 73111 Join genealogist Ron Graham, from the Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band, as he discusses the Dawes Commission, the details of “40 acres and a mule,” and presents … Continue reading

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