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She did her research and says this hidden jewel had quite the reputation long ago. "At one time, there were probably 2,000 Creek Indians that would stop here as a result for a resting area and the Tchukolako name translated into great gathering place," said Broach. These days, the Ivey general store is the ...
Free tax help is available for citizens of Muscogee (Creek) Nation with a few simple guidelines, it was announced recently by the Mvskoke Loan Fund and ... To be eligible and schedule an appointment, you must be a Muscogee (Creek) citizen, an employee of Muscogee (Creek) Nation or from a household ...

MILTON — Santa Rosa commissioners in a resolution said they support a proposal to recognize the Santa Rosa County Creek Indian Tribe Inc., as a federally recognized Indian tribe. ... “We are descended from Creek Indians who lived in this county beginning over 200 years ago” Helms said. “And they ...
What once was a place for higher learning, the Koweta Indian Mission School just south of the city of Coweta, Okla., a site where many Muscogee (Creek) citizens sent their children to learn. Today, it's just a memory. But it's not just a reminder, it is a sacred place of resting for many Creek citizens. On the ...
The Poarch Creek Indian Community Scholarship fund, available through The Community Foundation of South Alabama, annually awards a minimum of one scholarship to a male and one scholarship to a female residing in Alabama or the panhandle of Florida. The Poarch Creek Indians established the ...
BONIFAY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - One local Muskogee Creek Indian and store owner is speaking out after the Cleveland Indians announced last week they'd be removing Chief Wahoo from their baseball uniforms come next year. Major League Baseball said the logo is no longer appropriate to use in the ...

After nearly a decade of lobbying in Washington, D.C., the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) has cleared the first legislative hurdle in an attempt to clarify the status of its federally held trust lands. As Lagniappe has previously reported, the Alabama tribe has spent millions supporting similar legislative ...
OKMULGEE – The Muscogee (Creek) Nation's Mvskoke Loan Fund is offering free tax preparation now through April 12 for MCN citizens and employees with a total household income of $64,000 or less, according to a news release. Mvskoke Loan Fund is participating in the Internal Revenue Service ...
ATMORE, Ala. (WKRG) - Poarch Creek Indians and Wind Creek Atmore have teamed up with local nonprofit Wheelin' Outdoor Adventures for the third annual Handicap Hunt. The two-day event allows people with disabilities to come together to hunt at the Poarch Creek Indians Hunting Club. People from ...
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma— After nearly three decades of service to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation in various capacities, most notably his twenty years on the National Council as the Tukvpvtce District Representative, Thomas Yahola decided not to run for re-election. Yahola, lifelong Wetumka resident, took ...
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Behavioral Health Services and MCN Project Launch will be hosting a series of parenting seminars called 123 Magic, which takes 'a humorous look at parenting, a serious look at discipline.' “Parenting is not for the faint of heart,” Natalie Russell, young ...
Alabama Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, successfully shepherded a bill through the House of Representatives last week that resolves any potential legal confusion about the land governed by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians after an unrelated Supreme Court ruling in 2009. The bill, titled the Poarch ...
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma— The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Secretary of Health Shawn Terry held a press conference Jan. 10 to address the many inquiries received regarding accessibility of the MCN Medical Center by Okmulgee residents and surrounding communities. MCN took ownership of the former ...
Law360, New York (January 16, 2018, 6:08 PM EST) -- An Alabama federal judge agreed on Tuesday to pause the Muscogee Creek Nation's suit accusing the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of obtaining sacred tribal burial grounds under false pretenses while the two hash out a deal to settle the case. U.S. District Judge ...
The U.S. House passed a bill known as the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act on Tuesday. The Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act is a bipartisan bill that simply affirms that land that was taken into trust for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians prior to the 2009 decision in ...
COOS BAY - The Kids' HOPE Center in Coos Bay has been awarded a $5,000 grant to help educate local students with age appropriate instruction on child sexual abuse prevention, healthy relationships and goal setting. In 2015, the Oregon State Legislator passed SB 856, requiring schools to provide ...
COOS BAY, Ore. -- The Kids' HOPE Center in Coos Bay has been awarded a $5,000 grant to help educate local students with age appropriate instruction on child sexual abuse prevention, healthy relationships, and goal setting, Bay Area Hospital said in a news release. In 2015, the Oregon State Legislature passed SB 856 ...

Staff with the Cow Creek Tribe said this recognizes a treaty from 1853 between the Cow Creek Indians and the U.S. Government. Part of the land can be seen from I-5, just past the Cow Creek owned Seven Feathers Resort & Casino known as the Canyon Mountains. Staff said there is no one who cares ...
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma has provided a grant of $5,000 in support of the Alice Robertson House restoration project. The grant was made to the Founders' Place Historical District, which owns the home at 1109 Elgin Avenue in Muskogee. This was the final home of Oklahoma's first ...
CANYONVILLE, Ore. -- The Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation Tuesday awarded $474,300 to 68 non-profits in seven southwestern Oregon counties. "Meeting the goals of the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation means we work to strengthen families, further education, and feed hungry people," said foundation ...
Douglas County received funds for eight different organizations, but Lane County walked away with the most. They saw donations for 21 organizations, totaling $137,000. The Cow Creek Tribe said they have a long tradition of giving back to communities in the area. They said they will continue to increase ...
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma has provided a grant of $5,000 in support of the Alice Robertson House restoration project, according to a news release. The grant was made to the Founders' Place Historical District, which owns the home at 1109 Elgin Ave. This was the final home of ...
This week on UO Today, Piker discusses his research on the relationship between the Creek Indians and the British colonists in South Carolina and Georgia in the 18th century. He spoke about his books “The Four Deaths of Acorn Whistler” and “Okfuskee.” “What I want to show in my work is that it's ...
SPECULATOR — A five-night, four-day hiking and whitewater rafting circuit from North Creek to Indian Lake and back is scheduled to be given a test run as early as May. Project director Jack Drury, of Saranac Lake, predicts a “soft opening” in summer or autumn and a “grand opening” in spring of 2019.
The nation's oldest operating nuclear plant has resumed normal operations after unusually low tides and high winds impacted the water levels in its intake canal. Oyster Creek reduced its power and declared an unusual event around 5:25 a.m. Saturday. That's the lowest of four emergency classification ...
Creek Indian David Moniac, grand-nephew of Alexander McGillivray, was born in present-day Montgomery County. The grand-nephew of controversial Creek leader Alexander McGillivray, Moniac became one of the earliest ethnic minorities and the first Alabama native to graduate from the U.S. Military ...
"The CEO of the Cow Creek Tribe, Michael Rondeau, says 'high tide floats all ships,'" said Ferris. "So when you have the ability to donate, you help the entire community." Major Jason Koenig of the Salvation Army says that some of the money will be put towards the insurance deductible required to repair the flood damage.
The Alabama Tourism Department has named OWA its Attraction of the Year in the 2018 Alabama Vacation Guide and Calendar of Events. OWA is a $500 million-plus complex that the Poarch Band of Creek Indians built in Foley within 10 miles of Alabama's pristine white-sand beaches. It includes the ...
Cow Creek Tribe gives to 17 Douglas County food banks to help feed hungry. by KPIC. The Cow ... in Douglas County. Checks were presented by Cow Creek CEO Michael Rondeau, who said, “Time and again, I've said high tide floats all ships and that's what the Cow Creek Tribe has always believed.
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians held their annual Christmas Parade Tuesday evening in Poarch. The parade was originally scheduled for Friday, December 8 but was postponed by winter weather. For more parade highlight photos, click here. NorthEscambia.com photos by Delaney Reynolds, click to ...
The Oklahoma State University Center for Sovereign Nations will host James Floyd, Principal Chief of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, to speak as part of its ongoing talk series, Sovereignty Speaks. The topic of Floyd's talk will be “Exercise of Tribal Sovereignty through Policy” and will be at noon in the ...
Each year Oklahoma Magazine select its top 5 Oklahomans, Principal Chief James R. Floyd is among the elite list. According to Vida Schuman, Publisher and Editor or OK Mag, “the recognition honors Oklahomans who have enriched the state's fabric through contributions to business, policy, arts, and ...
Rosa Parks, a mother of the civil rights movement, was African American, Irish and Cherokee Creek Indian. Like Markle, Smith's interpretation of race and racism was readily contradicted by those who identify as black — not multiracial — and are likely to have a different worldview. Tracee Ellis Ross, the ...
Several Christmas parades are planned in the North Escambia area this weekend, while the Poarch Creek Indians has rescheduled their parade from ... The Poarch Band of Creek Indians 2017 Annual Christmas Parade “Traditions of Christmas” has been postponed until Tuesday, December 19 at 5:30 ...
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council Land, Natural Resources and Cultural Preservation Committee meeting was held Dec. 5 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All legislation passed during the session will go before the full Council Dec. 16 for vote. Mvskoke Media will provide ...
Law360, New York (December 6, 2017, 3:12 PM EST) -- The Muscogee Creek Nation told an Alabama federal judge Tuesday that it is in talks with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians to settle a suit accusing the latter of obtaining sacred tribal burial grounds under false pretenses. The tribes filed a joint motion asking to ...
The parties agreed to overturn the UDRP decision but VirtualPoint agreed to transfer the domain name to Poarch Band of Creek Indians for $40,000. As of today, WindCreek.com is not in use. This case was more interesting than your typical lawsuit resulting from a UDRP. Poarch Band of Creek Indians ...
The Muscogee-Creek Nation is also heavily involved in the project. They will soon begin using ground penetrating radar to find any remaining burial plots. The Muscogee-Creek Nation will also help rebuild any time-ravaged grave markers. “Creek Nation has been beyond helpful. They help when they can, ...
Mallory Gibson, the 2016-2017 Poarch Creek Indian Senior Princess and Linda Cook, the 2016-2017 Poarch Creek Indian Elder Princess joined us on Studio10 to tell us all about the event. The Poarch Creek Indians are descendants of a segment of the original Creek Nation, which once covered almost all ...
“It's really exciting and rewarding for me personally,' said Muskogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief James Floyd. "It's a way to give and receive.
“It's really exciting and rewarding for me personally,' said Muskogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief James Floyd. "It's a way to give and receive.
Deputies, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Lighthorse Police and Oklahoma ... OSBI, McIntosh County Sheriff's Office and Mvskoke Creek Nation ...
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians invite you to the 47th annual Thanksgiving Day Pow Wow at the Poarch Creek Indian Reservation in Atmore ...
The Grand Entry ceremony begins as the members of the Creek Indian Tribe and multiple other tribes enter the circle. [ALICIA ADAMS | Press ...
Hopkins was participating in the Santa Rosa County Creek Indian ...... VIDEO REFER: Watch the grand entry from Santa Rosa Creek Tribe Pow ...
The area was originally home to Creek Indians, and, prior to the Civil War, John L. Evins owned a cotton plantation on what is now the site of ...
Among the 50 honorees for the event, seven of them represented the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Euchee Tribe and also the three Muscogee ...
Her mother, Estherlene Gee, who is a Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen, and her late father, Bill Gee, who was a Navajo Nation citizen, met at ...
(DeLaune/MNN) The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Recycling Center kicked off America Recycles Day, extending it to a week from Nov. 13-17.
“I knew that (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) Children and Family Services have a way that you can adopt,” Thomasene said. “So we spoke with ...


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