October 7, 2015

Justin Giles is the director of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Cultural Center and Archives Department. He is an enrolled citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation from the Rekackv (Broken Arrow) tribal town, of the Katcv (Big Cat/Tiger) Clan and of Cherokee, Welsh, and Scottish descent. He began serving as assistant director in 2010, and is now responsible for overall departmental policy and operational oversight. Giles came to the Muscogee Nation with a multitude of professional experiences garnered from the National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Central Intelligence Agency, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI).