COVID-19 in Indian Country
Due to the rising cases of COVID-19, and at the advice of medical professionals both nationally and in the Muscogee Nation Department of Health, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Muscogee Nation Festival.

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health announced that it has received the first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

The National Indian Health Board has recognized Muscogee (Creek) citizen Amanda Wyatt as a Hero in Health.

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in McGirt v. Oklahoma at 10am Eastern on May 11, 2020.

The Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Tribes opposes the inclusion of Alaska Native corporations in the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund.

In a video message on March 25, 2020, Principal Chief David Hill of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation confirmed the first positive COVID-19 case on Creek territory in Oklahoma. He said the tribe’s health department is investigating the incident. “I want to remind our people that positive tests within our boundaries were expected and, unfortunately, they […]

Second Chief Del Beaver of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation addresses citizens on the closure of the tribe’s casinos in Oklahoma. The facilities are closed through March 31, 2020. ### March 16, 2020 Muscogee (Creek) Nation announces temporary closure of River Spirit Casino Resort and 8 regional casinos until March 31 Nation commits to maintaining payroll […]