OKMULGEE, Okla. – The Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council held a Health, Education and Welfare committee meeting Jan. 16.
The Council addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills:
TR 24-001 A tribal resolution of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation authorizing the Principal Chief to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the MCN and Green Country Technology Center on behalf of the MCN Reintegration Department. Representative Thomasene Yahola Osborn sponsored this legislation, which passed 3-0. This will be presented to the full council at the regular session.
This MOU agreement with Green Country Technology Center and the Reintegration Department is going to provide Fiber Lineman Construction training courses for MCN citizens. This agreement also provides course accreditation and certification towards the students who have completed the Fiber Lineman Construction program through the reintegration department.
NCA 24-001 A law of the MCN authorizing the expenditure of the Family Voices MCHB Unwinding Project Grant for the benefit of the MCN Department of Community and Human Services. Representative Mary Crawford sponsored this legislation, which passed 3-0. This will be presented to the full council at the regular session.
The Family Voices Grant will go toward Alaskan and Native Americans citizens on the MCN Reservation who are 0-17 years old, and are citizens of a federally-recognized tribe. The grant will assist Natives with developmental disabilities find different types of assessments for applicable resources.
For more information visit, www.mcnnc.com.