Archives July 2016

Financial Assistance department to hold public meeting for LIHEAP program Aug. 10

Date: July 26, 2016

A community meeting about the Osage Nation’s Energy Assistance Program will be held at 6 p.m. on Aug. 10 at the Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural ...

War Memorial planned for Osage Nation campus

Date: July 25, 2016

The Osage Nation is planning a War Memorial to honor its veterans.

Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear announced the appointment of a five-member War Memorial ...

Fifth ON Congress forms its 2016-2017 committees

Date: July 25, 2016

The Fifth Osage Nation Congress formed its select and standing committees during its inaugural special session on July 6.

The Congressional committees meet as needed ...

Elder Series: Jerry Shaw

Date: July 22, 2016

Jerry Shaw was born in Ponca City, Okla., on Jan. 21, 1942 to Homer and Cora Bates Shaw. His grandparents were Abby and William Shaw ...

The Indian Child Welfare Act: 5 things families need to know

Date: July 21, 2016

SAN DIEGO — It’s been called an obscure law in some circles, far overreaching in its authority in others. There’s no doubt that the ...

Osage News wins four Oklahoma Press Association awards

Date: July 21, 2016

The Osage News is the winner of four Oklahoma Press Association awards in the 2015 Better Newspaper Contest.

Announced in June, the Osage News won ...

Congress ends second special session; five pieces of legislation passed

Date: July 20, 2016

The Fifth Osage Nation Congress voted to end its second special session on July 19 after considering and taking action on several pieces of legislation ...

Osage News Editor selected for Scripps Leadership Institute

Date: July 20, 2016

The Society of Professional Journalists and Scripps Howard Foundation have selected Osage News Editor Shannon Shaw Duty to participate in its Ted Scripps Leadership Institute ...

Scholarship America honors Osage Nation at second annual awards banquet

Date: July 20, 2016

Scholarship America, the Osage Nation’s higher education scholarship vendor, honored the Nation for its efforts in providing scholarships to its tribal members on May ...

Chief Standing Bear appoints new Gaming Enterprise Board member

Date: July 19, 2016

The Osage Nation Gaming Enterprise Board has a new board member due to the recent resignation of Dawn Pratt Harrington.

On June 15, Principal Chief ...