Gale Courey Toensing
5/30/14
“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...
Rob Capriccioso
2/17/14
Wayland Gray, a Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen and sacred site advocate, finds himself in a David versus Goliath-type situation. Gray says he wants the U.S...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/27/13
Sacred site advocate Wayland Gray was convicted by an Alabama court of disorderly conduct and misdemeanor criminal trespassing for trying to pray at the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s s...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/21/13
When a Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen faces trespassing and disorderly conduct charges in an Alabama court this week for trying to pray at the sacred Hickory Ground ceremonial sit...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/19/13
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
6/17/13
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...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/7/13
Editor’s Note: This story has been revised per a communication and press release from the Poach Band of Creek Indians...
Charles Kader

The labeling vogue of past generations was often to term both traditional and religious groups in Indian country as offbeat, sometimes as renegades, and possibly as outcasts within tribal communities....

3/29/13
DaShanne Stokes

The recent arrest of Wayland Gray, a Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen, has set off a firestorm of criticism against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians....

3/26/13