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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.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Poarch Band of Creek Indians hosted owner of Washington team (11/07)
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians met with the owner of the Washington professional football team but they didn't discuss the team's racist mascot, a tribal official said.

Filed Under: Opinion
George Tiger: Muscogee Nation fights desecration of sacred site (10/17)
George Tiger, the principal chief of the Muscogee Nation in Oklahoma, discusses the controversy over a sacred site on the reservation of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama.

Filed Under: Education | National
Poarch Creek student won't pay fine for feather at graduation (06/21)
Chelsey Ramer, a member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, won't have to pay a fine for wearing an eagle feather to her high school graduation ceremony.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Opinion: Racist policy against eagle feather during graduation (06/19)
The case of Chelsey Ramer, a member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians who was fined $1,000 and denied her diploma for wearing an eagle feather to graduation.

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