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Language Department ‘Creating an Osage World’

Osage Nation
Written By: Chelsea T. Hicks (OSAGE NATION) The Osage Nation Language Department has gotten an authentic version of Wahzhazhe ie, the Osage language, into Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of...

Osage Nation hoping for sweet success with Harvest Land hives

Osage Nation
Written By: Chelsea T. Hicks (OSAGE NEWS) As a founding member of the Tribal Alliance for Pollinators, the Osage are working hard to grow not only bee hives but also plants that help the...

Five incumbents and one prior Congresswoman reelected in 2024 election

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Written By: Benny Polacca (OSAGE NATION) Osage voters reelected five Congressional incumbents and reelected one prior Congresswoman in the 2024 Osage Nation General Election. Read this...

Minerals Council increases their pay amidst drop in headright payments

Osage Nation
Written By: Allison Herrera (OSAGE NATION) Newly appointed Osage Minerals Council member Stephanie Erwin motioned to increase council members’ salaries as her first act of...

After tornado disaster, Osage Nation provides rapid relief

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Written By: Chelsea T. Hicks (OSAGE NATION) Barnsdall has switched from rescue to recovery mode and has assistance from FEMA, Red Cross, the Oklahoma Department of Homeland Security and...

Barnsdall community slowly recovering after devastating EF4 tornado

Osage Nation
Written By: Shannon Shaw Duty (OSAGE NATION) Congresswoman Jodie Revard emerged from her cellar Monday night unscathed, only to receive a phone call that her brother’s roof had been torn...

Mystery of the Million Dollar Elm

Osage Nation
Written By: Shannon Shaw Duty (OSAGE NATION) In what was thought to be a simple review of camera footage over a 24-hour period, may now require a review of the past six months. Read...

New Visitors Center reflects contemporary Wahzhazhe identity

Osage Nation
Written By: Chelsea T. Hicks (OSAGE NATION) The coffee will “amp you up, Wahzhazhe style,” said Russ Tallchief, addressing a crowd of a few dozen during the sunny morning opening of the...

Historic Tall Chief Theater in Fairfax rises again with a new roof

Oklahoma
Written By: Allison Herrera (OSAGE NATION) Threatening rain clouds loomed over Main street in downtown Fairfax as crews from All Performance Roofing and Restoration shouted instructions...

Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals rules Osage Nation Reservation still disestablished

Osage Nation
Written By: Allison Herrera (OSAGE NATION) Last week, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals ruled the Osage Nation’s reservation remains disestablished. The ruling came after Dakoda...