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Meet The Team

Christmas 2017

Staff Being STaff

Nancy Mason


Nancy Mason is a citizen of the Choctaw Nation. She obtained a Master of Human Relations degree from the University of Oklahoma. She has worked with youth and families since 1993 as a direct care staff, child welfare worker and as a program development specialist. Her primary focus has been in working with teenagers as they transition to adulthood. Nancy specializes in Positive Youth Development, Person Centered Planning, youth advisory boards/youth councils, event planning, life skills implementation, group facilitation and strategic planning. Nancy has assisted in the development of the Native Pathways to Adulthood and the Presenting with Purpose curriculum for foster youth and service providers. Nancy is a certified facilitator of Youth Mental Health First Aid, Youth Thrive, Talk Saves Lives, Nurturing Parenting, Making a Difference, and Proud Choices.





Samantha Coon


Samantha Coon is a Muscogee (Creek) citizen. She is of the Ecaswv (Beaver) Clan and is of the New Tulsa Tribal Town. She obtained her Associate of Arts from Seminole State College and Bachelor of Biblical Studies from Indian Bible College of Northern Arizona. Samantha has been involved in working with Native youth and youth adults since 2012 through various opportunities across Oklahoma and the U.S. Samantha is passionate about the care and guidance that our young Mvskoke people need, and to encourage them to pursue their dreams, goals, and the possibilities and potential that they ALL have within themselves. Samantha is a certified facilitator of Talk Saves Lives and Nurturing Parenting.





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Samantha Coon


Samantha Coon is a Muscogee (Creek) citizen. She is of the Ecaswv (Beaver) Clan and is of the New Tulsa Tribal Town. She obtained her Associate of Arts from Seminole State College and Bachelor of Biblical Studies from Indian Bible College of Northern Arizona. Samantha has been involved in working with Native youth and youth adults since 2012 through various opportunities across Oklahoma and the U.S. Samantha is passionate about the care and guidance that our young Mvskoke people need, and to encourage them to pursue their dreams, goals, and the possibilities and potential that they ALL have within themselves. Samantha is a certified facilitator of Talk Saves Lives and Nurturing Parenting.





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LuAnn Bear


LuAnn Bear is a citizen of the Muscogee Nation. She obtained a Certificate from Tulsa Technology Center in General Business and has worked in business related positions most of her life. She formerly has worked with Tulsa Creek Indian Community Center and Muscogee Nation Public Relations Department. She has approximately ten years of work with directly with youth. She enjoys working with the youth and promoting the Mvskoke Royalty. Her passion is to help the youth succeed in any path they choose to make for themselves.





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LuAnn Bear


LuAnn Bear is a citizen of the Muscogee Nation. She obtained a Certificate from Tulsa Technology Center in General Business and has worked in business related positions most of her life. She formerly has worked with Tulsa Creek Indian Community Center and Muscogee Nation Public Relations Department. She has approximately ten years of work with directly with youth. She enjoys working with the youth and promoting the Mvskoke Royalty. Her passion is to help the youth succeed in any path they choose to make for themselves.





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LuAnn Bear


LuAnn Bear is a citizen of the Muscogee Nation. She obtained a Certificate from Tulsa Technology Center in General Business and has worked in business related positions most of her life. She formerly has worked with Tulsa Creek Indian Community Center and Muscogee Nation Public Relations Department. She has approximately ten years of work with directly with youth. She enjoys working with the youth and promoting the Mvskoke Royalty. Her passion is to help the youth succeed in any path they choose to make for themselves.