Columns

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 ...

SMART goals are necessary in achieving a rewarding education

Date: April 25, 2016

There are so many factors that can influence a person’s life path and the choices they make in their educational path. I will share ...

Teacher

Date: March 15, 2016

It was winter and it was cold when the Old Man entered the Lodge and placed a folded trade blanket on a well worn buffalo ...

Wah No’m Bre

Date: Jan. 22, 2016

People around the world have added any number of small touches to the important function of eating. It seems to me that traditional cooking and ...

As the seasons change, the Osage understand the ways of life

Date: Dec. 15, 2015

An Old Indian Man once told me that when an Indian speaks he, or she, speaks the truth. I did not push the conversation. I ...

Oil and headrights have impacted our past, present and future

Date: Sept. 16, 2015

It has been well over a century since oil was discovered on the million and a half acre Osage Reservation. It would be an understatement ...