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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 ...

Bridging the Generations

Date: Feb. 23, 2015

Osages just keep on bridging one generation with another generation, making adjustments along the way in order to remain relevant along the pathways of life ...

Hand Game

Date: Feb. 18, 2015

When I was a child I wondered why some people could play Hand Game better than others.  It had always seemed simple enough to my ...

The Holiday Season

Date: Dec. 5, 2014

Celebrating a Holiday Season is a pleasant thought. The Holiday Season I refer to is that period of time that begins in late November when ...

Our New Arbor is now The Old Arbor

Date: Nov. 3, 2014

It was in the late 1960’s. Uncle Henry Lookout was Pawhuska Head Committeeman. Louis “Sonny” Cunningham was Drumkeeper. It was time for the I ...

A record of the past

Date: Aug. 26, 2014

Ancient teachings that have endured several centuries can form a solid foundation upon which to build a tribal social order as well as a tribal ...