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Joy Harjo Becomes First Native American and Oklahoman Poet Laureate of the United States

Press Release Librarian of Congress Names Joy Harjo the Nation’s 23rd Poet Laureate Harjo is the First Native American to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate and is a Member of the Muscogee Creek Nation.   Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced the appointment of Joy Harjo as the nation’s 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry … Continue reading

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National Tribal Conservation Districts and USDA Tribal Conference Hosted by: Indian Nations Conservation Alliance (INCA) November 26 – 30, 2018

Caring for Mother Earth, Plants and Animals and Strengthening the Circle of Life Through Conservation Location:  Hard Rock Resort and Casino 777 W. St. Catoosa, OK 74015 Room Reservations :1-800-760-6700 Casino Airport Shuttle: 1- 918-384-7673. Registration – $400.00 Three Lunches are included with Registration Daily Registration is $80.00/day with lunch   Monday, November 26, 2018 … Continue reading

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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 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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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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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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The Dawes Commission Screenings – April 18th & 19th at The Crystal Theater

The Crystal Theater is pleased to host 2 screenings of The Dawes Commission a 39 minute live action short film followed by a panel discussion with the cast and crew. SHOW SCHEDULE Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Show Time 3:00 & 5:00 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015 – Show Time 3:00 & 5:00 p.m. LOCATION: … 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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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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