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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 ...

The Osage have endured much, and will keep on enduring

Date: Aug. 7, 2015

I enjoy writing about Osages, particularly those Old Osages of the distant past.  Osages of any period in time, really. The ancient Osages lived with ...

New arbor makes for a beautiful beginning

Date: July 2, 2015

Osages experienced another month of June, and it was beautiful.

It began at Grayhorse and the arbor is still new, with up-to-date engineering and materials ...

Wa Nah Zhi, The Whip Man

Date: May 29, 2015

Among the ancient teachings and abundant wisdoms those ancient Osages have handed down to Osages of today there is found concept of Order. Without Order ...

A positive Osage self image

Date: May 27, 2015

My Mother, Emma Louise Gray Redcorn, Pah hu le ze, had many sterling characteristics.   One of those characteristics was that she was a person of ...

Wakon Iron

Date: April 8, 2015

I often spent time with my Uncle Wakon Iron. He always kept a small drum by his chair and when nearing his front door one ...