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Muscogee Nation Parade 2022

The Muscogee Creek Freedmen Band will participate in the Muscogee Nations Festivall PEsw on Saturday June 25th, 2022, at 10:00 AM. The event location will be downtown Okmulgee, Oklahoma. The Band is asking as many peiople as possible to join with them in the parade procession. Also included is a welcome to the Freedmen friends… Continue reading Muscogee Nation Parade 2022

I Choose…

I choose… To live by choice, not by chance To make changes, not excuses To be motivated, not manipulated To be useful, not used To excel, not compete To choose self-esteem, not self-pity To listen to my inner voice, not the random opinions of others Listen and Silent are spelt with the exact same letters.… Continue reading I Choose…

Form letter or template to Congress by Angela Walton-Raji

The Honorable (First name) (Last name) (Room Number) House Office Building City, State, (Zip code) RE: H.R. 5195, the “Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 2021 (NAHASDA)” and H.R. 5196, the “Expediting Assistance to Renters and Landlords Act of 2021,” Dear (Representative/Senator/Congressman or Congresswoman) (Last name): My name is (your first and last… Continue reading Form letter or template to Congress by Angela Walton-Raji

Protections for Descendants of Black Native American Freedmen

On September 14, 2021, the Congressional House Financial Services Committee, led by Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), passed bills to expedite emergency rental assistance and reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act with protections for descendants of Black Native American Freedmen. The following bill passed the Committee by a vote of 35-15 H.R. 5195,… Continue reading Protections for Descendants of Black Native American Freedmen

Tribute to Harry Island

This is a tribute to one of my favorite Freedmen heroes, Mr. Harry Island. Mr. Island was a Black Creek Native American interpreter. He was born into slavery, around 1812, most likely somewhere in the southeastern United States. He passed away in 1872 at the age of 60. He lived in Muscogee, Oklahoma. Little is… Continue reading Tribute to Harry Island

Cancellation of the 2021 Treaty Celebration

After much anguish we regret to inform everyone of the decision to cancel the 1866 Treaty Signing observance for 2021. The event had been planned for August 21, 2021 and had been planned for the vacant lot located across the street south of the Sarah Rector Mansion on 12th and Garfield St. In view of… Continue reading Cancellation of the 2021 Treaty Celebration

Congressional Hearing related to the Freedmen and the NAHASDA Fund (July 27 2020)

Congressional Hearing related to the Freedmen and the NAHASDA Fund (July 27 2020)

Speaking of Justice

An Open Letter… Mr. David W. Hill-Principal Chief, Mr. Del Beaver-Second Chief, The Muscogee Creek Indian Nation and To whom it May Concern Speaking of Justice…   A lot has been said about justice in the past few weeks. Most of which has been said before, in one form or another, for several generations of… Continue reading Speaking of Justice

The Black Indian Freedmen Perspective

The Tribal Squawk-The Black Indian Freedmen Perspective, is to be a new written venue that introduces, explores, manifest and attaches rightful meaning to the lives and legacies of people of mixed African and Native American bloodlines. This largely ignored population of people has been relegated to margins of society for generations and given the name… Continue reading The Black Indian Freedmen Perspective