A veteran investigative reporter who has covered eastern Oklahoma for more than 15 years, Clifton joined The Frontier in April 2017. A native of southeastern Oklahoma, he has covered numerous issues from criminal justice to politics for publications including the Tulsa World, the Oklahoma Gazette, and Oklahoma Watch. Clifton holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma.
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The event was originally billed as a “community impact forum” about the McGirt Supreme Court decision. But almost everyone who attended was there in protest. The fallout has set Stitt and the tribes further apart.