OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Four powerful Oklahoma Indian tribes filed suit Friday following the recent ruling by the Oklahoma Supreme Court that invalidates compacts signed by Gov. Kevin Stitt and the Comanche Nation and the Otoe-Missouria Tribes.

The Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw and Citizen Potawatomi Nations filed the lawsuit under the Administrative Procedures Act against David Bernhardt, the Secretary of the Department of the Interior (DOI), Stitt, Comanche Nation Chairman William Nelson Sr., and Otoe-Missouria Tribe Chairman Shotten. Read more

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Central High, OK — Cameron University alumna Brigit Minden has been named as one of the recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the nation’s highest recognition of K-12 math and science teachers.

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