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Filed Under: Business
Poarch Creeks plan family-friendly entertainment with project (05/27)
The tribe took control of the Blue Collar Country project after some big-named entertainers withdrew.

Filed Under: Education | National
Education Department cites increase in Indian graduation rate (03/16)
During the 2012-2013 school year, 69.7 percent of Indian students finished high school, an improvement from the two years prior.

Filed Under: Law | National
Supreme Court orders another decision in Indian inmates' case (01/26)
Indian inmates in Alabama are being prevented from growing long hair.

Filed Under: Politics
Poarch Creeks donate another $500K to Democratic candida (10/17)
The tribe has donated a total of $1.5 million to attorney general candidate Joe Hubbard.

Filed Under: Abramoff Scandal | Politics
Poarch Creeks sent $550K to Republican causes in Alabama (08/04)
The money was funneled through other groups to obscure the tribe's involvement.

Filed Under: National
Man in Alabama honors Yuchi ancestor with unique memorial (07/23)
Tom Hendrix, 80, never met his great-great grandmother but he grew up hearing stories about her life.

Filed Under: Politics
GOP accepts money from Poarch Creeks as candidate slams tribe (07/03)
Instead of identifying the tribe as the sponsor, the party named Buford Rolin, the chairman at the time.

Filed Under: Business
Poarch Creeks invest in hotel projects across border in Florida (07/02)
Tribe continues development efforts in the Gulf Coast area of Florida.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Stephanie Bryan elected chair of Poarch Band of Creek Indians (06/11)
Stephanie Bryan is first woman to serve as leader for the Alabama tribe.

Filed Under: Politics
Poarch Creeks to choose new chairman to replace Buford Rolin (05/28)
Tribe will have a new chairman for the first time in eight years.

Filed Under: Law
Poarch Band sends another $750K to attorney general candidate (05/09)
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians donated another $750,000 to political action committees in Alabama.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dwanna Robertson: Muscogee Nation returns to homeland (04/18)
Dwanna Robertson was part of a delegation from the Muscogee Creek Nation that went to Alabama to commemorate the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.

Filed Under: National
Al Jazeera: Muscogee Nation observes bicentennial of key battle (04/02)
The National Park Service invited the Muscogee Creek Nation of Oklahoma to a commemoration of the 1814 Battle of Horseshoe Bend in Alabama.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Poarch Band contributes $250K to political action committees (03/07)
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians donated $250,000 to three political action committees in Alabama last month.

Filed Under: Health
Poarch Band of Creek Indians debuts two health care facilities (03/04)
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama opened the doors to two new health care facilities.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
County cites Big Lagoon in audit of Poarch Creek trust lands (02/05)
A county in Alabama is citing the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California in a bid to audit lands held in trust for the Poarch Creek Band of Indians.

Filed Under: Education | National
Alabama high school apologizes for 'Trail of Tears' sign at game (11/19)
A principal at a public high school in Alabama apologized after students put up an offensive Trail of Tears 2 banner during football game on Friday.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Cedric Sunray: MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians seek their day (11/18)
The MOWA Choctaw’s lack of federal recognition has relegated them to second class status within Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion
Cedric Sunray: Some history of MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians (11/15)
The recent establishment of an electronic bingo hall and subsequent seizure of equipment on the MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians Reservation near Mt. Vernon, Alabama has garnered local, regional and national press headlines.

Filed Under: Abramoff Scandal | Opinion | Sports
Column: Abramoff friend linked to Washington team owner (11/12)
Columnist wonders why Jennifer Farley, a former Bush administration official who worked on tribal issues at the White House, arranged a meeting between the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and the owner of the Washington professional football team.

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