muscogee creek nation

Group Finds Site Linked to Tribes Seeking Return of Remains

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal advisory committee found evidence to culturally link remains and funerary objects taken from an ancient settlement in present-day Alabama with seven Native American seeking  their return. Tuesday’s ruling could help efforts to have the remains and funerary objects turned over for reburial. The Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and five other tribes…

Muscogee Creek Nation Calling on Gov. Ivey to Retrieve Ancestor Remains

Leaders from the Muscogee Creek Nation are calling on Governor Kay Ivey to help them retrieve their ancestor remains from the University of Alabama. The remains of over 5,800 of their ancestors are in the university’s control and many members of the tribe have been fighting to get them back. “Many of those remains are held for curiosity purposes,” said…