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August 15, 2019

For Immediate Release
Aug. 15, 2019

Muscogee (Creek) Nation responds to former tribal leader indictment

OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation has the following statement concerning the recent news of federal charges against former Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town (AQTT) board member
George Tiger:

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is aware of the indictment of former Principal Chief George Tiger by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.

The activities detailed in the indictment are in no way associated with the governance or operations of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, nor was Mr. Tiger representing the Muscogee (Creek) Nation in any
capacity. Any facts in support of charges against Mr. Tiger are alleged to have occurred after he served as Principal Chief of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.

The Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town (AQTT) is a separate, federally recognized tribe and is one of three tribal towns located within the Muscogee (Creek) Nation territory.
Additional inquiries or requests for more information should be directed to the office of United States Attorney Brian J. Kuester.