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Citizenship

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Citizenship Board

The Citizenship Board office is governed by a Citizenship Board consisting of five members. This office provides services to citizens of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma or to potential citizens in giving direction or assisting in the lineage verification process of the Muscogee (Creek) people. The mission of this office is to verify the lineage of descendants of persons listed on the 1906 Dawes Roll. In doing so, research is involved in the whole aspect of attaining citizenship.

 

Citizenship Criteria

(This is general information only; for more detailed information, please review the Checklist and Instructions on the Citizenship application)

The criteria for Citizenship is that you must be Creek by Blood and trace back to a direct ancestor listed on the 1906 Dawes Roll by issuance of birth and/or death certificates.

Example: If your mother or father is enrolled as of 1981, then the Citizenship Office will review the documents that were submitted for your mother or father’s enrollment as well as the entire lineage to the original enrollee. If no one is enrolled between the applicant and the original enrollee then we require the death certificate of the original enrollee and birth certificates and/or death certificates with supporting documents of each person thereafter leading up to the applicant.

Initial documents that need to be submitted for the applicant are: the completed Citizenship application, the State Certified Full Image Birth Certificate, original social security card and if 18 years or older, please submit State Identification or Drivers License.

If any Birth or Death certificate has been delayed, amended or is computer generated, a supporting document is required; such as a social security abstract (Numident) listing parents, school record also listing parents or any legal documents listing parents and signed by a judge. (Ex: Probated Will)

Please be aware that lineal research, which is the responsibility of the applicant, may or may not be required for a Citizenship application; this is dependent on each applicant’s direct lineage to the original enrollee.

Citizenship applications may be obtained from this website, mail, email or picked up at the Citizenship Offices located in Okmulgee, OK and Jenks, OK.

Citizenship Board Staff

Nathan Wilson – Director

Allan Colbert – Manager – Okmulgee

Andy Proctor – Manager – Jenks

Jason Walls – System Administrator

Alicia Burnside – Enrollment Specialist

Anthony Beaver – Enrollment Specialist

Candace Randolph – Enrollment Specialist

Kari Harjo – Enrollment Specialist

Kimberly Hawkins – Enrollment Specialist

Stacy Hudgens – Enrollment Specialist

Tamie McIntosh – Enrollment Specialist

Taylor Clanton – Enrollment Specialist

Tracy Lewis – Enrollment Specialist

Traysa Bear – Enrollment Specialist

Melany Waggnor – Customer Service Specialist

Mia Hoskison – Electronic Records Archivist

Acee Harjo – Customer Service Specialist

Rebecca Hill – Office Assistant

Citizenship Office

Loop 56 & Hwy 75
Solomon McCombs Building
PO BOX 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447

Phone/Fax:
1 (800) 482-1979 Ext. 7941
(918) 732-7941
Fax: (918) 732-7716

Customer Service Hours
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Citizenship Office – Jenks

1000 Riverwalk Terrace, Suite 200,
Jenks, OK 74037

Phone:
(918) 701-2611

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