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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 ...

John Joseph Mathews, one of the most interesting men I ever met

Date: Aug. 15, 2016

Those Osages of the past, our ancestors, who over the centuries have handed down to our generation an interesting and worthwhile history. It is a ...

An emergency in Skiatook brought tribal, federal and local agencies together

Date: Aug. 8, 2016

Joseph Cheshewalla, Chair of the Osage Minerals Council Plugging Committee, was notified on June 30 that an old abandoned well was purging gas in a ...

Celebrating the Fourth of July

Date: July 27, 2016

Osages of the past had a history of patriotism and of being ready to stand up and put their lives on the line for what ...

Osage Constitution 10 year Anniversary

Date: May 6, 2016

With an Osage election around the corner, I wanted to encourage all Osage people to vote. This right for “all” Osages to vote in our ...

Osage Clans

Date: May 3, 2016

I have always been very proud of the Osage Clan Name I received as a child.  I, of course, do not remember the occasion because ...