Health

Congressional committee hires law firm to look into alleged misuse of health and education funds

Date: Dec. 30, 2019

It is no secret that Osage tribal members had unrestricted use of their Health Benefit Fund cards for the 2019 calendar year.  

The Congressional Affairs ...

New Health Benefit Plan cards ready for 2020 calendar year enrollment

Date: Dec. 23, 2019

Photo caption: The new health benefit cards issued by the Osage Nation are blue. Osage News

With the new year will come new health benefit ...

2020 Osage Nation Health Benefit Card Open Enrollment

Date: Dec. 3, 2019

Open enrollment is underway for the 2020 Osage Nation Health Benefit Card and will be open through March 31, 2020. The application process is different ...

Flu shots available at Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center

Date: Nov. 4, 2019

With cooler temperature months arriving along with a new flu season, people are encouraged to get the flu shot vaccine as soon as possible.

Hospitals ...

Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center now offering 3-D mammography screenings for breast cancer

Date: Oct. 2, 2019

Photo caption: Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center Mammography Technician Jacqualyn Nightengale (right) assists with a patient's mammography screening at the clinic in Pawhuska. Courtesy Photo

The ...

Sixteen signs of emotional abuse in a relationship

Date: Sept. 30, 2019

No one expects to find themselves in an abusive relationship. Most relationships begin in a good way with kind words and compliments, but they can ...

Osage Nation joins fight against opioid crisis

Date: Sept. 24, 2019

Add the Osage Nation to the list of governments attempting to address the opioid crisis through litigation.

According to court records, the tribe has filed ...

Osage Congress approves $8.5 million for scholarships, $8 million for health benefit for Osages under age 65

Date: Sept. 23, 2019

The Sixth Osage Nation Congress unanimously approved an $8.5 million appropriation for the higher education scholarship fund on Sept. 12.

The bill (ONCA 19-60 ...

Osage Congress approves $4.5 million for health benefit for elders

Date: Sept. 17, 2019

In the first of several approved appropriation bills during the Tzi-Zho Session, the Sixth Osage Nation Congress passed a $4.5 million appropriation bill to ...

Bird Creek Farm builds new Aquaponics facility

Date: Aug. 8, 2019

Photo caption: A close up of some of the lettuce plants growing on July 18 at Bird Creek Farm in Pawhuska. CODY HAMMER/Osage News ...