Health

WageWorks Inc. selected to administer Nation’s Health Benefit Plan

Date: Oct. 6, 2017

WageWorks Inc. has been selected as the Osage Nation’s new administrator for its Health Benefit Plan.

According to a letter from Principal Chief Geoffrey ...

What is Cultural Abuse?

Date: Oct. 3, 2017

Intimate partner violence, in all forms, is destructive at its heart. Most people can identify the more common forms of abuse, which include physical, emotional ...

ON Congress approves $9.3 million for Health Benefit Fund for 2018 costs

Date: Sept. 20, 2017

For the 2018 calendar year, the Fifth Osage Nation Congress approved a $9.3 million appropriation to fund the Nation’s Health Benefit Fund on ...

Osage Nation receives Tribal Management grant for Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center

Date: Sept. 15, 2017

The Osage Nation is the recipient of the Indian Health Service’s Tribal Management Grant in the amount of $100,000.

The grant was awarded ...

Osage Strong: Lily Lookout gaining strength in family, friends and school

Date: Sept. 11, 2017

Lily Lookout was eight years old when she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. She is now eleven and has been in remission for almost ...

Osage Nation WIC and Elder Nutrition Program help bring fresh produce to clients

Date: Sept. 6, 2017

Oklahoma farmers have signed contracts with the Osage Nation’s Women, Infant and Children program (WIC) and the Osage Nation Elder Nutrition Program to provide ...

ON WIC celebrates World Breastfeeding Week at the Pawhuska Community Center

Date: Aug. 30, 2017

The Osage Nation Women, Infants and Children program hosted its annual World Breastfeeding Week carnival at the Pawhuska Community Center on Aug. 14.

“We had ...

Six Osage youth take part in inaugural Health Career Scholarship

Date: Aug. 10, 2017

When visiting the Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center this summer, patients may have noticed six Osage youth shadowing nurses and doctors, or working in other areas of ...

Osage youth participates in nationwide Indigenous food revitalization efforts

Date: Aug. 9, 2017

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — It’s a Monday morning and while milling around a room at the University of Arkansas, Osage Nation citizen Katelyn Meylor has a ...

Indigenous traditional corn growers coming to Osage Territory for Braiding the Sacred gathering

Date: Aug. 8, 2017

The Osage Nation is hosting a first-of-its-kind southern plains gathering for traditional corn growers called Braiding the Sacred.

The gathering, Nov. 3-5, will be three ...