Archives December 2016

Osage ancestry, indigenous identity and DNA

Date: Dec. 30, 2016

The Osage Nation Trial Court conducted pre-trial hearings for more than 40 individuals whose Osage ancestry is being questioned on Dec. 21.

The rules and ...

Osage membership removal case going to trial

Date: Dec. 30, 2016

Osage Nation Trial Court Judge Lee Stout said there is enough in dispute to warrant a jury trial in one of the Nation’s first ...

Osage Heritage Site Visit - Sugarloaf Mound

Date: Dec. 29, 2016

Save the Date: Osage Heritage Site Visit with the Historic Preservation Office on April 17-21 and explore Cahokia, Rock Art, and a newly restored Sugarloaf ...

Congress declines adding four special election questions to the ballot in March

Date: Dec. 29, 2016

An effort to add more questions to the Osage Nation’s March 2017 special election ballot special session failed when the Fifth Osage Nation Congress ...

Congressman walks out of Commerce meeting over management of Bluestem Ranch

Date: Dec. 28, 2016

Congressman Joe Tillman walked out of an Emergency Congressional Commerce, Gaming and Land Committee meeting on Dec. 27, saying he did not want to take ...

North Pole Project brings smiles and computers to new homes

Date: Dec. 27, 2016

The Osage Nation Police Department is in its fifth year with the North Pole Project, a program that distributes refurbished computers to families in need ...

Osage Congress begins special session today

Date: Dec. 27, 2016

The Fifth Osage Nation convened for its fourth special session today in the Congressional Chambers building in Pawhuska.

According to a Dec. 14 executive proclamation ...

Pawhuska village celebrates Christmas 2016

Date: Dec. 22, 2016

The Pawhuska village Five-Man Board hosted its annual Christmas party for its residents at Wakon Iron Hall on Dec. 19.

The event opened with one ...

Construction begins on restoration of historic Hominy Roundhouse

Date: Dec. 21, 2016

Osage Nation officials and Hominy District community members gathered for the official groundbreaking of what will be the complete restoration of the historic roundhouse in ...

Tree of Gifts provides Christmas presents for Osage children in need

Date: Dec. 20, 2016

Christmas can be less joyous and more challenging when it comes to families in need.

The Osage Nation Financial Assistance Department hosted the annual Tree ...