Kelly Fayard
Kelly Fayard, an enrolled member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, was recently appointed as the director of the Native American Cultural Center and assistant dean at Yale Unive...
Wayland Gray Not Guilty
Gale Courey Toensing
A two-year legal fight over a Muscogee (Creek) Nation man’s access to his people’s ancient sacred ceremonial land ended recently in a small state courtroom in Wetumpka, Alabama...
Wayland and SeAnna Gray
Gale Courey Toensing
It took a 12-person jury in Wetumpka, Alabama, less than 45 minutes to decide that Wayland Gray, a Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen, was wrongly convicted of disorderly conduct and ...
Gale Courey Toensing
Sacred site activist Wayland Gray will travel to Wetumpka, Alabama, next week when a jury will hear his appeal of disorderly conduct and misdemeanor criminal trespassing conviction...
Gale Courey Toensing
“The funny thing is we won’t discuss [Hickory Ground] among ourselves as tribal nations and leaders but we’ll go to court and discuss it in front of strangers.” — Dennis Welch, Col...
Gale Courey Toensing
Trespassing charges have been dropped against three sacred land activists who tried to pray at the Hickory Ground ceremonial site in Wetumpka, Alabama last winter where the Poarch ...
Gale Courey Toensing
When Wayland Gray and three other sacred land activists show up for a court hearing in Wetumpka, Alabama, on June 18, they won’t be alone...
While a Native American student from Alabama could still face a $1,000 fine and has yet to receive her diploma for wearing a single eagle feather on her graduation cap May 23, the ...
Gale Courey Toensing
Editor’s Note: This story has been revised per a communication and press release from the Poach Band of Creek Indians...