Archives October 2019

Legislators question funding for Daposka Ahnkodapi fourth grade teacher

Date: Oct. 8, 2019

At least for now, the Osage Nation Immersion School remains on track to add another grade during the 2020-2021 school year.

On Sept. 30, the ...

AARP Oklahoma honors five Osage elders at annual celebration

Date: Oct. 8, 2019

Photo caption: From left: Risë Supernaw Proctor, Jeri Redcorn, Cecelia Tallchief, Judge Marvin Stepson and Dr. Ron Shaw were honored on Oct. 1 at the ...

ONES receives 8a and HUBZone certifications to compete for federal contracts

Date: Oct. 7, 2019

Osage Nation Environmental Solutions LLC is now certified for HUBZone and 8a status with the Small Business Administration.

With both SBA certification statuses, ONES is ...

Osage legislators question funding sustainability for Daposka Ahnkodapi

Date: Oct. 7, 2019

Photo caption: Daposka Ahnkodapi students play with Play-Doh in class on Aug. 21 in Pawhuska. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

In an attempt to stabilize Daposka ...

Constitutional amendment question regarding mineral estate proposed

Date: Oct. 6, 2019

A proposed Constitutional amendment that would tweak the mineral estate’s relationship with the Osage Nation is not heading to voters quite yet.

Citing a ...

Osage Congress approves FY 2020 gaming plan of operations

Date: Oct. 6, 2019

With the recent announcement of Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt’s proposal to renegotiate the tribal gaming compacts, Osage Nation gaming officials say they have contingency ...

Standing Bear line item vetoes Regional Gathering Fund and ON Foundation

Date: Oct. 4, 2019

Photo caption: The Sixth Osage Nation Congress discussed and considered Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear’s two line-item vetoes on Oct. 1, the last day ...

OIGA officials meet with Osage Congressional commerce committee

Date: Oct. 3, 2019

As Oklahoma tribes react to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s proposal to renegotiate the tribes’ gaming compacts, the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association met with tribal leaders ...

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 ...

Amendments to strengthen the Osage Nation’s Independent Press Act signed into law

Date: Oct. 2, 2019

The Osage News is now operating with additional legal protections.

By a 10-1 count, the Osage Nation Congress approved ONCA 19-78 on Sept. 27, thus ...