Archives September 2014

Small changes can make big differences in obesity crisis

Date: Sept. 22, 2014

Small social changes in diet and activity could have a big influence on halting weight gain among Native Americans, but it often takes transformational personal ...

How the U.S. Health Care Law affects American Indians

Date: Sept. 19, 2014

The U.S. health care law known as the Affordable Care Act has been in the headlines for several months, but there still are many ...

U.S. Senate passes bill to end taxation of tribal services

Date: Sept. 19, 2014

The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed The Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act, ending the taxation of Native American tribal government programs that provide services ...

Tzi-Zho Session Day 15

Date: Sept. 18, 2014

2014 TZI-ZHO SESSION DAY 15: For the remainder of the fiscal year 2015 budgeting process, the Fourth Osage Nation Congress will be scrutinizing budgets more ...

Osage named to Native American Technology Council

Date: Sept. 18, 2014

Robert “Mark” Kirk, director of the Nation’s Information Technology Department, is the newly-elected Secretary of Oklahoma’s Native American Technology Council.

The council serves ...

2014 Tzi-Zho Session Day 14

Date: Sept. 17, 2014

2014 TZI-ZHO SESSION DAY 14: The Fourth Osage Nation Congress wrapped an early Sept. 17 session before the Osage Minerals Council’s meeting and passed ...

2014 Tzi-Zho Session Day 13

Date: Sept. 17, 2014

2014 TZI-ZHO SESSION DAY 13: The Fourth Osage Nation Congress will consider several reductions to the 2015 fiscal year boards/ commissions budget as well as ...

Cultural Walk and Indian Taco Championship in October

Date: Sept. 15, 2014

In early October, Osages are welcome to take advantage of two back-to-back weekends of Native American-themed events in Osage County: the Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural Center’s ...

Osage leads fight against oil and gas drilling

Date: Sept. 12, 2014

In June of this year, Martha Donelson filed a complaint in the Northern District Court of Oklahoma against Devon Energy Production Company and the Bureau ...

2014 Tzi-Zho Session Day 4

Date: Sept. 11, 2014

2014 TZI-ZHO SESSION DAY FOUR: The Fourth Osage Nation Congress will reconvene for day six of the Tzi-Zho Session on Monday Sept. 8 to continue ...