Archives July 2019

Six tribes come together with one purpose: Language Preservation

Date: July 31, 2019

Photo caption: Master Teacher Herman “Mogri” Lookout explains the syntax of an Osage language sentence to the more than 200 attendees of the 9th ...

Women in gaming form organization for empowerment and mentorship

Date: July 30, 2019

Photo caption: From left: Kaw Gaming general manager Pam Shaw, Osage, Sonya Nevaquaya, a Comanche, Chickasaw and Choctaw gaming professional currently working with the Sac ...

Legislative interim study on MMIW receives green light

Date: July 30, 2019

Photo caption: Rep. Mickey Dollens (D-Oklahoma City) requested the legislative interim study on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Courtesy Photo

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — A proposed ...

Larger than life and immersed in Indigeneity

Date: July 29, 2019

In June, I spent a week with poets and writers sharing work along Lake Bemidji not far from the headwaters of the Mississippi River. The ...

Legislator calls for interim study into missing and murdered Indigenous women

Date: July 29, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — An Oklahoma state legislator is attempting to help address the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women at the local level.

On ...

Martin Scorsese meets with Chief Standing Bear about ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’

Date: July 26, 2019

Photo caption: Famed Hollywood Director Martin Scorsese met with Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear at the Executive Conference room on July 26 on the Osage ...

ON Foundation’s ‘Voices From The Drum’ exhibit showcases Osage artistry

Date: July 26, 2019

Photo caption: Osage artist Jennifer Tiger inscribed the names of the three district’s Drumkeepers, past and present, on her drum for the Osage Nation ...

Chief Standing Bear gives history of gaming compact negotiations

Date: July 25, 2019

Photo caption: Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear speaks to attendees at the Osage Casinos second tower groundbreaking in Tulsa. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

TULSA, Okla ...

Bills addressing Nation’s budget pushed through during 4th Special Session

Date: July 24, 2019

Citing the Treasurer’s requests for several budget amendments and a revised projected revenue figure, Osage Nation Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear called the Sixth ...

Minerals Council discusses digital databases and TERA agreements

Date: July 23, 2019

The Osage Minerals Council is on a data hunt.

At the council’s July 17 meeting, the body voted 7-0 to formally revise its well ...