The National Park Service has delivered to Congress its long-awaited study on whether the Ocmulgee River corridor in central Georgia meets the criteria to be managed as a national park and preserve. The answer: Not quite, and not yet.
A Macon-Bibb delegation visits Okmulgee and Tulsa, Okla., to foster relationships and cultural understanding ahead of potential National Park designation.
Citizenship for freedmen, descendants of Black slaves once owned by tribal members, has been a difficult issue for tribes as the U.S. reckons with its history of racism.
Emory University and the College of the Muscogee Nation plan to share a grant to advance the Muscogee language.
The flag of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma now flies atop Macon’s City Hall.
Hundreds of indigenous people disinterred by archaeologists at the historic Etowah Mounds in Northwest Georgia will be returned to their descendants with the cooperation of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Hundreds of Native Americans returned to their historic capital in Macon, Georgia, this weekend for the 30th annual Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration. Nearly 200 years after the last Creek Indians were forcibly removed to Oklahoma to make way for slave labor in the Deep South, citizens of the Muscogee Creek Nation are celebrating their survival. They're also supporting an initiative to put the National Park Service in charge of protecting the heart of the Creek Confederacy.
The Ocmuglee Mounds National Historical Park will soon receive a custom-built 13-foot cypress dugout canoe that will be on display in the park’s visitors center.
The Chief Tomochichi statue was conceived as the centerpiece of a park celebrating civil rights-era heroes, but Councilman Michael Julian Bond says the city hasn't accepted the statue yet. They want to make sure they're not "offending the Muscogee people."
Tracie Revis’ roots run thousands of years deep at the Ocmulgee Mounds, where she's part of the effort to expand the footprint of the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park into the first ever full-fledged national park in Georgia.
When Congress agreed to enlarge the boundaries of the former Ocmulgee National Monument the national park designation was only part of the plan.
For the next few years, the National Park Service will study whether to include about 50 river miles in Bibb, Twiggs, Houston, Bleckley and Pulaski counties.
The Muscogee Creek people were removed from Georgia in 1834. In 2019, members of the Muscogee Creek Nation Youth Council came back to their homeland for...