Welcome to Okisce

  1. Okisce is a word from the Muskogee Creek language.
  2. Loosely translated in English (for the context of this Web site), Okisce means, "I have spoken."
  3. My wife's father used this word when she or her sisters would pester him to change his mind.

Maskoke Okisce
A wall art poem.
Written/painted by Louis Oliver.

"The little children say:
the Tornado's words
come from evil spirits that
the tail steals from the turtle,
and after, they spin quickly
round and round to the ground
scared to death."
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Comanche words to English!

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Louis Oliver (1904 - 1991)

Learn more about Louis Oliver
Check out Comanche poet Stuart Youngman "Sy" Hoahwah.