Muscogee (Creek) Nation sues Tulsa over traffic ticket enforcement

BY: - November 15, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation has accused Tulsa of unlawfully prosecuting Native Americans for traffic offenses within its tribal boundaries, despite multiple court rulings that strip the city of this authority. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, the tribal nation asked the Tulsa federal court to forbid the city to pursue any criminal court […]


Gangsters are ‘Flower Moon’ villains, but U.S. government was biggest thief of Native wealth

BY: - October 24, 2023

Director Martin Scorsese’s new movie, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” tells the true story of a string of murders on the Osage Nation’s land in Oklahoma in the 1920s. Based on David Grann’s meticulously researched 2017 book, the movie delves into racial and family dynamics that rocked Oklahoma to the core when oil was discovered […]


Opinion: Historic partnership between VA and Cherokee Nation will be boon for veterans

BY: - October 20, 2023

It’s exciting that the Cherokee Nation and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have entered into a historic partnership to increase access to veteran care in rural Oklahoma.  The two entities recently announced they formed a unique partnership that officials said could serve as a “roadmap” for how rural America can work with tribal nations […]

New report finds another 115 Indigenous boarding schools, most run by missionaries

BY: - October 9, 2023

From the remote parts of northern Alaska to the coastal edges of Florida, Native American Boarding Schools were set up in or near tribal nations to assimilate Indigenous children into white, Christian, American society. The legacy of the federal Indian boarding school system is not new to Indigenous people. For generations, Indigenous people across the […]