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The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is being represented by four youth citizens this year: Nancy Deere-Turney, 23, of Okmulgee; Jay Fife, 18, of Preston; Ashleigh Fixico, 21, of Seminole; and Maddie Lamb, 19, of Tahlequah.
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Behavioral Health Services and Mvskoke Nation Youth Council announced Creekchella for May 5 at the Mvskoke Dome.
“Fortunately and pleasantly it’s great to see the youth of our tribe wanting to recognize the Vietnam combat veterans.” — MCN Veterans Affairs Service Office Director Ken Davis
“There is a lot of people everywhere that don’t have a house, or can’t get a job to get a house or food or utensils for daily life.” -Charles Mason
Members of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation recently passed through eastern Oklahoma County as the first ever Mvskoke March came to a close.
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.
“We need to get this going to show everyone that we can do something like this. Then, when it is our time, we will pass on it to the ones younger than us.” – Mvskoke March participant JoJo Kahbeah
At twelve years old, Charles Mason (Muscogee Creek Nation) joined the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council and used the Gen-I Challenge to help found Socktober in his community.
The United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (Unity), an organization dedicated to augmenting social and mental development to contribute to a stronger Indian Country, named the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Youth Council as Youth Council of the Year July 25 during the 2016 National Unity Conference 40th Anniversary Gala held in Oklahoma City.
“I see a big change. I see myself helping people a lot more and just being more outspoken.” — Mvskoke Nation Youth Council Secretary Jasmyne Jack
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