Archives September 2019

Sixteen signs of emotional abuse in a relationship

Date: Sept. 30, 2019

No one expects to find themselves in an abusive relationship. Most relationships begin in a good way with kind words and compliments, but they can ...

Osage Nation wins historic NAGPRA battle for Missouri remains

Date: Sept. 27, 2019

Photo caption: A Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee meeting in Washington, D.C., Oct. 17-19, 2018. Courtesy Photo/ONHPO

It’s been ...

Osage youth nominated for two Native American Music Awards

Date: Sept. 26, 2019

Photo caption: Osage citizen Ava Rose Johnson sings in her video “Heaven’s Window.” Ava has been nominated for two Native American Music Awards for ...

Osage Nation Independent Press Act amendments pass out of committee

Date: Sept. 26, 2019

The Osage Nation’s Independent Press Act may be getting a shot in the arm.

On Sept. 25, the Governmental Operations Committee approved legislation to ...

Osage Congress still considering FY 2020 budgets as Tzi-Zho Session nears end

Date: Sept. 26, 2019

With the Tzi-Zho Session scheduled to end Sept. 30, the Sixth Osage Nation Congress is still meeting with the government branches and entities whose 2020 ...

The Importance of Native Journalists

Date: Sept. 25, 2019

I recently attended the annual conference of the Native American Journalists Association at the Mystic Lake Conference Center, owned by the Shakopee Mdwewakanton Sioux Community ...

Osage dancer invited to train at Oklahoma City Ballet

Date: Sept. 24, 2019

Photo caption: Osage dancer Amity Bevard has accepted to be a trainee for the Oklahoma City Ballet. She performed as the Sugar Plum Fairy in ...

Osage Nation joins fight against opioid crisis

Date: Sept. 24, 2019

Add the Osage Nation to the list of governments attempting to address the opioid crisis through litigation.

According to court records, the tribe has filed ...

Chief Justice letter changes tide on budget amendments

Date: Sept. 23, 2019

Tensions are rising during the Tzi-Zho Session as the pot of money the Osage Nation Congress has to work with has significantly dwindled. Compounding the ...

Osage Congress approves $8.5 million for scholarships, $8 million for health benefit for Osages under age 65

Date: Sept. 23, 2019

The Sixth Osage Nation Congress unanimously approved an $8.5 million appropriation for the higher education scholarship fund on Sept. 12.

The bill (ONCA 19-60 ...