Muscogee Government & Politics

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WHY YOU DESERVE BETTER TRIBAL GOVERNMENT: Part 4, Treaties – What to do about them, and what to do with them.

By Rob Trepp Edited by Eddie Mouss Every Muscogee citizen that wants to have a background on our political history needs to review our treaties. They actually start before the 1763 Treaty with four southern governors at Charleston, colony of Carolina, as well as with France and Spain and Great Britain. Resources are limited and … Continue reading

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Op/Ed: WHY YOU DESERVE BETTER TRIBAL GOVERNMENT – PART 3: Sovereign Powers

By Rob Trepp Edited by Staff Editor What are the limits on the sovereign powers that our Constitution can exercise through legislation? With sovereignty, and with a constitution, what are the limits on the sovereign powers that constitution can exercise through legislation? The clearest explanation is to imagine all the powers a government can have, … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Issues Slightly Modified Opinion in Murphy v. Royal, Denies En Banc Petition

Originally posted on Turtle Talk:
Here is the order with the corrected opinion, and an opinion concurring in the denial of en banc review from Judge Tymkovich: Order Denying En Banc Petition En banc petition stage materials here. Panel materials here.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month 15th Annual Pink Party – Sharon Mouss, Survivor

Original date: October 25, 2017 INTRODUCTION: Sharon Fife Mouss is 21/32 Creek, Wvtkvlke, Tukabatche Tribal Town, and a member of Thewarle Baptist Church. She lives in Henryetta with her husband Edward. They have two daughters, Lea and Sharry; one son, Eddie; and a grandson, Damon. Sharon taught composition and technical writing for 25 years at … Continue reading

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Go Red for Native Women Heart Health Summit Scheduled for November 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma division of the American Heart Association will hold its annual Go Red For Native Women event on Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Norman Hotel and Conference Center (2501 Conference Dr., Norman, OK 73069). The one-day event is free to … Continue reading

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Images From The Old Homelands Pt. 1

Posted by Eddie Mouss All photos and captions attributed to Stacy Pratt, PhD. These photos were taken on October 11, 2017, at sites at Fort Toulouse and near Hickory Ground (Oce Opofv) in Alabama and at Ocmulgee National Park near Macon, Georgia. A big thank you to Stacy Pratt, PhD for being gracious enough to … Continue reading

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Images from the Old Homelands Pt. 2

Posted by Eddie Mouss Photos and captions attributed to Stacy Pratt, PhD. These photos were taken on October 12, 2017, at the Etowah Indian Mounds near Cartersville in Bartow County, Georgia, and Moundville, Alabama. A big thank you to Stacy Pratt, PhD for sending Tribal Town Radio these pictures.  These images represent the first original … Continue reading

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2017 Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council Seat B Official Primary Results – UPDATE

By Eddie Mouss UPDATE: This article was updated on September 27, 2017, to reflect the official results. Okmulgee, Oklahoma – On September 16, 2017, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation held primary elections to decide Seat B representation on the National Council. The official results are now available as of September 27, 2017. The MCN election Board’s websites states … Continue reading

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The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription | National Archives

Note: The following text is a transcription of the Constitution as it was inscribed by Jacob Shallus on parchment (the document on display in the Rotunda at the National Archives Museum.) The spelling and punctuation reflect the original. Source: The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription | National Archives

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In Major Ruling, Tenth Circuit Holds Muscogee (Creek) Reservation Boundaries Remain Intact

Originally posted on Turtle Talk:
Tenth Circuit in Murphy v. Royal holds that allotted Muscogee (Creek) Nation reservation in Oklahoma has not been disestablished, reversing State death penalty conviction of Creek tribal member. MURPHY v ROYAL OPINION Prior Posts: Updated Materials in Murphy v. Royal (No. 07-7068, Tenth Circuit) and Muscogee (Creek) Reservation Boundaries at…

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