Muscogee Government & Politics

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

By Rob Trepp Edited by Staff Editor 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. Within that principle, sovereignty is the power to form a government and organize that government in … 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 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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College of the Muscogee Nation Observance of African American History Month: Presentation by Ron Graham

The Freedmen Saga in the Dawes Commission Date: Tuesday February 11, 2014 Time: 3:00 – 4:00 P.M. Location: College of the Muscogee Nation room #103 Join the Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band and genealogist Ron Graham, President, as they present the history and family research of Freedmen in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation within the Dawes … Continue reading

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Presentation Dates Left for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation – October 17th – 25th, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Media Release OKMULGEE – In March 2010, the President of the United States signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. This health reform law requires most of the uninsured American population to obtain health insurance coverage or … Continue reading

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Announcing Events for Protection of Ancestors and Sacred Places Symposium & Art Exhibit during the NCAI Annual Convention – October 15 -16, 2013

For Immediate Release (Tulsa, Oklahoma, 10/9/13)–Four events on October 15 and 16 are planned to call attention to the need to protect ancestors and sacred places. The events include a legislative roundtable and concert on the first day and a round dance and symposium on the second. The events coincide with the week long Annual … Continue reading

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