Health

Osage returns from Peace Corps ready to continue advocacy work in the states

Date: July 21, 2017

Rachel Dailey is home after spending a year in the Republic of Mozambique, Africa, as a volunteer for the Peace Corps. She returned to the ...

Nation signs MOU with Hominy prison to provide sexual assault counseling services

Date: July 12, 2017

The Osage Nation signed a memorandum of understanding with the Dick Conner Correctional Center in Hominy to offer sexual assault counseling services to incarcerated victims ...

Health Career Summer Scholarship available through Osage Nation

Date: May 22, 2017

The Osage Nation is offering a Health Career Summer Scholarship for high school students, grades 11th and 12th. Six positions are available for ...

ON Congress approves $516,000 for new Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center equipment

Date: May 10, 2017

New clinic equipment is coming to the Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center after the Fifth Osage Nation Congress passed a $516,124 appropriation bill for the proposed ...

Osage women raise their paint brushes for Family Violence Prevention Awareness

Date: May 2, 2017

There was paint, a beautiful sunset, Ah-Tha-Tse Catering, wine, and the smiles and laughter of about 30 Osage women.

Osage tribal member LeeAnn Ammons, to ...

ON Congress passes resolution supporting re-establishment of PRT sweat lodge

Date: April 3, 2017

The Fifth Osage Nation Congress unanimously passed a resolution supporting the re-establishment of a Native American sweat lodge for the Primary Residential Treatment (PRT) Center ...

National Native Crisis-Line launches for Native American survivors of domestic violence and dating violence

Date: March 27, 2017

StrongHearts Native Helpline is a first-of-its-kind national crisis-line specifically for Native American survivors of domestic violence and dating violence.

“The reality is that so many ...

Aquaponics Facility producing herbs, vegetables and catfish for the Osage Nation

Date: March 2, 2017

What was first announced in 2014, has become a reality. The Osage Nation’s Aquaponics Facility is successfully growing herbs, vegetables and catfish through its ...

Indian Country provisions within Affordable Care Act discussed at UINOKT quarterly meeting

Date: Feb. 22, 2017

The U.S. Congress is set to repeal or amend the Affordable Care Act and tribes are closely watching.

At a Jan. 30 meeting of ...

Healthy choices for the next generation

Date: Feb. 9, 2017

Experts say children who consume food and drinks loaded with added sugars are more likely to face health risks such as increased weight, diabetes and ...