By Morgan Taylor, Reporter
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma-The Muscogee Creek Nation National Council has issued a press release detailing actions taken against council member Travis Scott, of Okfuskee District based on findings by the Councils Fact Finding and Investigations committee. The release said there were allegations of misconduct under review.
“The Muscogee (Creek) National Council has responsibilities for reviewing National Council Representative conduct, in accordance with: the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Constitution, in Article VI; Title 37, Section 4-101, Tribal Government, of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Code; and, the Rules of Procedures of the Muscogee (Creek) National Council. Allegations of Representative misconduct, offered by Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizens, Muscogee (Creek) Nation elected officials or non-tribal parties, must be reviewed.”
According to the release, Rep. Scott will be subject to a letter of reprimand from the Speaker of the council, Public censure by National Council resolution, a fine of $50,000, Cessation of National Council compensation, and expulsion from all National Council meetings and duties. The press release also states that the Council will now begin the processes and actions required by the MCN Constitution for the removal of a National Council member.
Mvskoke Media has contacted Speaker Randall Hicks for more information on what Rep. Scott is accused of to warrant the actions taken by the council, and will have more coverage on this story as it develops. The press release can read in it’s entirety on the MCN NC website.