Archives November 2020

Four Osages selected as 2020 AARP Indian Elder honorees

Date: Nov. 30, 2020

Photo caption: Four Osages were selected as 2020 AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder honorees, from left: Denise Keene, Nikki Revard Lorenzo, Jerry Shaw and Sue Slinkard ...

Congress votes down funding for new Pawhuska District buildings and permanent fund

Date: Nov. 30, 2020

Photo caption: The 7th Osage Nation Congress met virtually via GoToMeeting for the 3rd Special Session, called by Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear. Standing Bear ...

Tulsa Public Schools switches back to distance learning for pre-K through third grade

Date: Nov. 30, 2020

TULSA — Less than three weeks after bringing back its youngest students, the state’s second largest public school district is going back to distance learning ...

Osage Nation Congressman tests positive for COVID-19

Date: Nov. 30, 2020

Osage Nation Congressman Billy Keene has tested positive for COVID-19.

He posted about his diagnosis on his Facebook page on Nov. 30.

“Tested positive for ...

Congress passes $100K contribution to veterans memorial and $1.5 million supplement for CARES Act direct assistance

Date: Nov. 30, 2020

The National Native American Veterans Memorial opened in Washington, D.C. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 and the Osage Nation is now among several tribal ...

Wynona and Avant school districts to resume distance learning after break

Date: Nov. 29, 2020

Two area school districts are slow rolling their return to in-person instruction after Thanksgiving.

In a letter to parents dated Nov. 27, Wynona Public Schools ...

Wahzhazhe Health Center to receive COVID-19 vaccine mid-December

Date: Nov. 25, 2020

Photo caption: A Wahzhazhe Health Center staff test patients for the COVID-19 virus via drive-thru testing in Pawhuska in April 2020. CODY HAMMER/Osage News ...

Annuitants for Change ready to propose Constitutional amendments

Date: Nov. 24, 2020

Although its initial goal deadline has long passed, a group seeking to amend the Osage Nation Constitution’s language regarding the mineral estate is still ...

Prima Ballerina Maria Tallchief celebrated with a Google Doodle

Date: Nov. 24, 2020

Photo caption: In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, Google honored the late Maria Tallchief with a Google Doodle on Nov. 14. Courtesy Photo/Google ...

Tribal member donates 11 Pawhuska city lots to Osage Nation

Date: Nov. 22, 2020

Photo caption: Jacque Boulanger pictured standing in front of one of 11 Pawhuska city lots she donated to the Osage Nation on Oct. 30, 2020 ...