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Wah-Kon-See-Uh

Date: Feb. 21, 2017

WAH-KON-SEE-UH, When the deer herd looks up.

At the Dec. 5 Oil and Gas Summit, George Shannon told us his name is WAH-KON-SEE-UH, signifying unity ...

Sovereign

Date: Feb. 14, 2017

We are sovereign.  

There are Osages left who know what that means.

Those before us knew they were sovereign, they just did not know what ...

Where have all the headrights gone?

Date: Jan. 10, 2017

For many years, I heard our people say that they thought the Church should return the Osage Headrights, which are presently held by the Roman ...

Royalty meets Royalty

Date: Jan. 6, 2017

At the Pawhuska Indian Camp between sun up and sun down a lot of things took place during my childhood. Nothing improper, you understand, just ...

Gratitude

Date: Jan. 2, 2017

In the many years that I have been privileged to live in this world, I have come to embrace every day with a feeling of ...

Minerals Council awarded grant to digitize mineral and production records

Date: Dec. 19, 2016

The Osage Minerals Council received a grant award in the amount of $73,637 for a project to acquire and digitize geophysical well logs, production ...

A praying people

Date: Nov. 16, 2016

In the still, predawn darkness of early morning the villagers of the Wah-Zha-Zhi would begin leaving their dwellings made of bark, each of them walking ...

Getting ready for the 15th Annual Osage Oil and Gas Summit

Date: Nov. 15, 2016

The 15th Annual Osage Oil and Gas Summit is scheduled for Dec. 7 at the Osage Casinos – Skiatook. The Osage Minerals Council’s discussions, concerning ...

At one time, Osages were like stars in the heavens

Date: Oct. 10, 2016

Every Tribe of Indians that I am familiar with has a story to tell and each Tribe has its own way of telling that story ...

I felt the earth move

Date: Oct. 6, 2016

By Sept. 7 the United States Geological Survey had upgraded the Sept. 3 earthquake near Pawnee with a 5.8 magnitude. Folks were asking one ...