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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Friday, September 22, 2023


Observercast Episode 4: ‘Who will build roads in Anadarko?’


Why did Gov. Kevin Stitt pick a fight with the Oklahoma’s sovereign tribal nations over gaming compacts that generated $1.28 billion for the state treasury over the last 15 years? We peel back the layers with High Country News Contributing Editor and Cherokee Nation member Graham Lee Brewer to get to the real story, and it’s about much more than gaming and gambling. 

Read Brewer’s co-authored first story “Oklahoma tribes unite against a common foe: Their Cherokee governor” here and his follow up story on Cherokee Nation attorneys’ dispute a century ago on Gov. Stitt’s ancestors’ identity here.

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Mark Krawczyk
Mark Krawczyk
March 9, 2023
Exceptional reporting about goings on in my home state as well as informative opinion pieces that makes people think about issues of the day...........get a SUBSCRIPTION FOLKS!!!!!!!
Brette Pruitt
Brette Pruitt
September 5, 2022
The Observer carries on the "give 'em hell" tradition of its founder, the late Frosty Troy. I read it from cover to cover. A progressive wouldn't be able to live in a red state without it.