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James Coody Johnson (1864-1927)

Deferred Decision for the Creek Freedmen

The proposed Court case decision in the case of Rhonda Grayson and Jeff Kennedy vs the Creek Nation on December 1st, 2022, took a no-decision turn. Arguments and presentations presented by both sides seemed to bring up more questions. The questions, in fairness to both sides, the Judge determined should be further investigated. The case… Continue reading Deferred Decision for the Creek Freedmen

Decision Looming in the Creek Freedmen Case

It appears that a long-awaited decision is preparing to be rendered in the Creek Freedmen case. Details are still being updated. At this time, it appears that a judge is prepared to render a decision at the Creek Nation Courthouse on December 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM. The courthouse is located in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Supporters… Continue reading Decision Looming in the Creek Freedmen Case

Braking it Down to its Simplest Form-Unity for Our Community

I’ve stated many times my belief, right or wrong, that what’s happening in the Black Indian Freedmen world is a microcosm of what is happening in the Black community as a whole. The censorship, marginalization, abuse, disrespect, murder (physical, emotional and spiritual), disregard, and countless other ugly forms that racism manifests itself is prevalent in… Continue reading Braking it Down to its Simplest Form-Unity for Our Community

MCIFB Upcoming Events

The MUSCOGEE CREEK INDIAN FREEDMEN BAND will be hosting two upcoming meetings. One on September 17, 2022 will be virtual. The second will be an in-person meeting held at the Rudisill Library, 1520 N. Hartford Ave. , in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The virtual meeting starts at 1:00 pm (CST). There will updates, discussion and an expected… Continue reading MCIFB Upcoming Events

Freedmen Snare a Glare

The U.S. Senate held a hearing on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at 1:30 pm (CST). The hearing’s focus was on Freedmen’s status and rights as full citizens in their respective tribal nations. The full name of the hearing was the Oversight Hearing on Select Provisions of the 1866 Reconstruction Treaties between the U.S. and Oklahoma… Continue reading Freedmen Snare a Glare

Indian Freedmen Garner Senate Glare

Attached, please find an article I wrote that was published in the Kansas City Call.  The Kansas City CALL is one of the nation’s oldest Black newspapers.

Sadly, It IS about Race…In my

In my many years as a tradesperson in the construction industry, I’ve heard more than my share of tall tales. Many times the story teller will preface the story with the line, “now this ain’t no lie” and then go forward telling his story. I was reminded of this when in last week’s Senate hearing… Continue reading Sadly, It IS about Race…In my

Senate Hearing about Freedmen Scheduled

A Senate hearing concerning the Indian Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes is scheduled for Wednesday, July 27th, 2022 at 2:30 pm in Washington DC. Regrettably noted, very few Freedmen are invited to present. Mrs. Marilyn Vann a prominent name and entity in the Freedmen struggle, is the only Freedmen representative asked to speak. She’s… Continue reading Senate Hearing about Freedmen Scheduled

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