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Muskogee

(mŭskō`gē), city (1990 pop. 37,708), seat of Muskogee co., E Okla., near the junction of the Arkansas, Verdigris, and Grand rivers; inc. 1898. It is an important transportation, trade, and industrial center in the agricultural Arkansas valley, with a modern port (opened 1971) on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. Manufactures include machinery, rubber items, food products, and consumer goods. Of interest are the Five Civilized Tribes Museum and gardens in Honor Heights Park; an antique car museum; and nearby Fort Gibson (1824, restored), with its national cemetery.
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In 2005 the Muscogee County School District moved their operations to a new building, boarding up Claflin's windows and leaving the buildings vacant.
Perhaps the richest addition to Harjo's oeuvre for a wider readership are her ten reprinted columns from Muscogee Nation News, columns whose flexible form encompasses lessons gathered from close observation of the earth, of tribal life and history, and of broader scrutiny of what she calls the "over-culture" of the United States.
As NCR went to press, they were being held in Muscogee County Jail pending transfer.
The park is the culmination of years of work by the Youth Advisory Council sponsored by the city and Muscogee County School District.
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The Muscogee Indians, better known as the Creeks, (1) and recognized as one of the Five Civilized Tribes, (2) lived along the Chattahoochee River in Georgia and Alabama when white settlers began arriving.
Muscogee County School District, with 11,000 students, is one of the largest to offer the courses.
Georgia's Muscogee County School District celebrated CTE Month by hosting a career and technical expo.
Lisa Tiger, an AIDS educator from Oklahoma with a Muscogee Creek/Seminole/Cherokee and Irish heritage, spoke about how she, "too, made the difficult choice to become a mother living with AIDS.
In Oklahoma, a case is winding through tribal courts involving two Afro-Native descendants, Ron Graham and Fred Johnson, who have been denied admission to the Muscogee Creek Nation, despite meeting the stated criteria, according to attorney Damario Solomon Simmons, himself an Afro-Creek descendant.
According to EPA, counties awarded "in attainment" status include, Muscogee, GA; Russell, AL; San Diego, CA; Athens, GA; Elkhart, IN; Lexington, KY; Toledo, OH; Columbiana, OH; Mahoning, OH; Trumbull, OH; Mercer, PA; Marion, WV; Dekalb County, AL; Etowah County, AL; Delaware County, IN; and McMinn County, TN.
In 1963 Poe accepted the position of teacher of piano and theory at Muscogee Conservatory of Music, which he held until the conservatory closed.