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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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Cosper and his reporters cover the community for the community, writing stories on everything from how officials dealt with a massive deficit in the Muscogee Creek Nation's department of health budget to a federal audit of the nation's housing program deficiencies.
The historic and prehistoric cultural landscape of the Middle Coosa Sub-Basin is reflected in place-names and origin myths of the Muscogee (Creek) Indians.
Because of this, Muscogee Nation News editor Sterling Cosper said the staff of his 9,000-circulation Okmulgee, Okla.
Eva Adams, detention sergeant, Ramiro Balarin, sergeant, Lisa Castellano, sergeant, Edward McCrea Ill, lieutenant, Janette Torres, sergeant, Stephanie Vega, sergeant Recertified Certified Corrections Executives - CCE Dane Collins, jail commander, Muscogee County Sheriff's Office, Columbus, Ga.
An enrolled member of the Navajo Nation and an affiliate with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Gee also serves on the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Section 904 Task Force.
Due to the rapid growth of healthcare needs across its Native American population, pharmacy personnel at the Muscogee Creek Nation Department of Health couldn't effectively manage its increasing call volume.
He aims to contribute to Yuchi ethnography and to explicate the ways in which they are constantly adapting to change from their removal to Indian Territory with the Muscogee Nation to the present.
Of German, Dutch, and Muscogee descent, she is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma.
Child labor in the Columbus mills was documented by the child labor photographer Lewis Hine in 1913; just a few of the many mills in the city that utilized child labor were the Massey Hosiery Mill, Muscogee Mill, Eagle and Phenix Mill, and Perkins Hosiery Mill (Hine 1913).
Color photo illustrated chapters on land and origins, history, traditional way of life, Muscogee life today, and a living culture are presented along with accompanying maps, charts, timeline, glossary, and list of resources, plus suggested activities under Things to Think About and Do.
Cornel Pewewardy (Comanche and Kiowa), Suzan Shown Harjo (Hodulgee Muscogee and Cheyenne) and other vibrant thinkers and activists stir and inspire readers.