The Poarch Creek Indians are descendants of a segment of the original Creek Nation, which once covered almost all of Alabama and Georgia. Unlike many eastern Indian tribes, the Poarch Creeks were not removed from their tribal lands and have lived together for almost 200 years in and around the reservation in Poarch, Alabama. The reservation is located eight miles northwest of Atmore, Alabama in rural Escambia County, and 57 miles east of Mobile.

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is the only federally recognized Indian Tribe in the state of Alabama, operating as a sovereign nation with its own system of government and bylaws. The Tribe operates a variety of economic enterprises, which employ hundreds of area residents. Poarch Creek Indian Gaming manages three gaming facilities in Alabama, including: the Wind Creek Casino & Hotel in Atmore; Creek Casino Wetumpka; and, Creek Casino Montgomery. The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is an active partner in the state of Alabama, contributing to economic, educational, social and cultural projects benefiting both tribal members and residents of these local communities and neighboring towns.

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The Tribal Council requests all Tribal Members age 18 and over to complete an Enrollment Survey by December 31, 2014.

Surveys will be available at the Pickrell House during Pow Wow on Thursday, November 27, 2014 from 10am-4:00pm and Friday, November 28, 2014 from 10:00 am-4:00pm.

One survey per Tribal Member age 18 and older. Proper identification required. Survey must be completed on site.

For those unable to attend Pow Wow, the Survey has been posted in the Tribal Member Only Portal (TMOP) of the Tribe's web site, The TMOP is accessible to Tribal Members only using their assigned username and password.

Please contact Kelli Ramer at 251 368-9136 x 2110 or if you have any questions.

Please contact Hannah Flowers at (251) 368-9136 x 2003 or if you need assistance with username and password.

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