Author: Amanda Rutland

Protection of Mvskoke Cultural Sites

 September 1st, 2023, 12:00 pm CST Okmulgee, Oklahoma— As the legislative body representing the Mvskoke people, the Muscogee (Creek) National Council has many responsibilities for addressing the needs of tribal citizens. The Muscogee Constitution, adopted in 1979, in Article VI-Legislative Branch, Section 7, sets forth ten (10) general powers that the people have entrusted to…
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Statement from Speaker William Lowe Regarding Oklahoma Governor veto of Compact Legislation

June 7th, 2023, 9:00 am CST Okmulgee, Oklahoma— As the Speaker of the Muscogee (Creek) National Council, the legislative branch of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation tribal government, I am engaged in ongoing communication with my legislative counterparts throughout the State of Oklahoma. State Congressional leaders, county officials, city councilors and elected tribal leaders routinely engage…
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State Court-Ordered Sale of Bacone College

April 26th, 2023, 4:00 pm CST Okmulgee, Oklahoma— As the legislative body representing the Muscogee people, the Muscogee (Creek) National Council has multiple responsibilities in addressing the needs of tribal citizens, as set forth in the 1979 Muscogee Constitution, specifically, in Article VI-Legislative Branch. During each legislative session, the National Council receives legislation proposing land…
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Muscogee (Creek) National Council Impeachment Directive

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Muscogee (Creek) National Council Inauguration (Update)

January 6, 2022, 12:00 pm CST Okmulgee, Oklahoma— Due to rising covid infections, and recent tribal health and safety responses, the Muscogee (Creek) National Council Inauguration will not be open to the public. In-person attendance will be limited to National Council Representatives, and their guests, along with Principal Chief Hill, Second Chief Beaver, Cabinet members,…
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Muscogee (Creek) National Council Inauguration

December 16, 2021 9:30 am CST Okmulgee, Oklahoma (Okmulgee) —The Muscogee (Creek) Nation, is one of the largest Indian tribes in the United States, with the original boundaries covering eleven (11) counties in northeastern Oklahoma and a tribal enrollment of 93,722, as of December 6, 2021. The legislative branch of the tribal government, the National…
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State of Oklahoma Seeks to Overturn McGirt v Oklahoma

November 2, 2021,4:30 pm CST Okmulgee, Oklahoma— The State of Oklahoma has filed actions with the United States Supreme Court, seeking to overturn the 2020 McGirt v Oklahoma decision. In October 2021, other parties joined these petitions, including the city of Tulsa. Governor Stitt and some state officials are actively promoting a disinformation campaign, one…
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Muscogee (Creek) National Council Sends Approved Legislation to Principal Chief David Hill

July 1, 2021, Okmulgee, Oklahoma— At the June 26th, 2021 Regular Session of the Muscogee (Creek) National Council, the legislative body approved NCA 21-077. In a vote of 14 in favor, none opposed, the act titled “NCA 21-077 A LAW OF THE MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION AUTHORIZING THE EXPENDITURE OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (“ARPA”) FUNDS…
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Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Frequently Asked Questions AS OF JUNE 8, 2021 http://www.mcnnc.com/images/ReferenceMaterials/060821TreasDeptGuidelines.pdf  

Muscogee (Creek) National Council Press Release

May 24, 2021, 10:00 am CST Okmulgee, Oklahoma— The Muscogee (Creek) National Council has responsibilities for reviewing National Council Representative conduct, in accordance with: the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Constitution, in Article VI; Title 37, Section 4-101, Tribal Government, of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Code; and, the Rules of Procedures of the Muscogee (Creek) National Council.…
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