Archives October 2009

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Date: Oct. 26, 2009

Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the first Day of Unity observed in October, 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was ...

Osage photographer shoots for celebs and Native causes

Date: Oct. 22, 2009

Anthony “Thosh” Collins started shooting photography as a teenager growing up in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community east of Phoenix before dancing his way ...

Classes on culture fill up quickly at Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural Center

Date: Oct. 21, 2009

More and more people are becoming hooked on Osage culture.

“The first time I started [finger weaving], I about quit a million times but I ...

U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds energy discussion in Tulsa

Date: Oct. 20, 2009

TULSA, Okla. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is seeking input from Indian Country regarding energy resource development through roundtable discussions with tribes ...

Jeri Red Corn’s ‘Intertwining Scrolls’ picked to grace Oval Office

Date: Oct. 19, 2009

Jeri Red Corn is among the 47 artists chosen by the Obama family to have their artworks displayed in the White House. Red Corn’s ...

Rally draws protests and concerns over tribal scholarships

Date: Oct. 16, 2009

Dozens of Osages, including college students, expressed concern and disappointment over the recent events surrounding the delay in scholarship funds being awarded to the recipients ...

United Osages of Southern California keeps area members connected

Date: Oct. 15, 2009

OCEANSIDE, Calif. – Fellowship, laughter, discussion of Osage politics and the aroma of hot grease from cooking frybread set the stage for the United Osages of ...

Cleita L. Hartman

Date: Oct. 14, 2009

Cleita L. Hartman, age 93 of Joplin, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Sunday, September 6, 2009 at Freeman West Hospital.

Born February 21 ...

2010 election candidates speak to California Osages

Date: Oct. 14, 2009

OCEANSIDE, Calif. - Discussions of Osage politics filled the atmosphere here at the South Oceanside Elementary School where United Osages of Southern California members met Oct ...

Health benefit card applications to be mailed out next month

Date: Oct. 13, 2009

Applications for the $500 health benefit card are scheduled to be mailed out by Mutual Assurance Adminstrators, Inc., next month.

“We’re hoping the applications ...