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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 ...

Getting ready for the dance

Date: Sept. 16, 2016

I remember clearly watching those older Osage men and women dressed in their traditional Osage clothing. There were not very many of the People who ...

Wah-Tiah-Kah Scholarship: An Osage Mineral Council Educational Program

Date: Sept. 2, 2016

Wah-Tiah-Kah was a great warrior, profit and visionary. When he spoke he was wise, and the people listened. It seems fitting that the Minerals Council ...