Archives March 2020

Gov. Stitt uses COVID-19 as a bargaining chip with tribal gaming compacts

Date: March 31, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — With casinos temporarily shuttered across Oklahoma due to COVID-19, attorneys for Gov. Kevin Stitt apparently attempted to reach a compact deal with some ...

Public Health Nurse provides gardens for Osage elders

Date: March 31, 2020

Photo caption: Elders will enjoy a garden at the Osage Nation Civic Center this year. Courtesy Photo/ON Communications

The Osage Nation (ON) Public Health ...

Phone conference begins Hun-Kah Session; Edwards wants committee members investigated

Date: March 30, 2020

It was a relatively normal beginning day for the Osage Congressional Hun-Kah Session. Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear made his opening address, Speaker Joe Tillman ...

Osage News Candidates Debates to be held online via Zoom video conferencing

Date: March 30, 2020

The Osage News Editorial Board will host their Candidate Debates online this year, using the video conferencing service Zoom.

The debates will be recorded and ...

Election Office issues candidate workshop video presentation

Date: March 30, 2020

With the 2020 election season continuing while social distancing is encouraged to prevent exposure to the coronavirus spread, the Osage Nation Election Office conducted its ...

Congress members file legislation for March 30 Hun-Kah Session

Date: March 29, 2020

The Sixth Osage Nation Congress meets for its 2020 Hun-Kah Session starting March 30 in Pawhuska for the first of two regular sessions held each ...

Osage seamstresses aid health workers by putting their skills to use

Date: March 27, 2020

Photo caption: Sarah Hernandez (left) and Addie Roanhorse (right), are just two of the many Osage women putting their sewing skills to use to help ...

Candidates extend their campaigns online

Date: March 27, 2020

With the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and safety measures for the country top of mind, the Osage Nation General Election is moving forward.

“Social distancing,” mandatory ...

TPS soliciting feedback on redesign of Indian Education program

Date: March 27, 2020

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa Public Schools is soliciting feedback on three versions of a redesign for its Indian Education program.

After two nights of focus groups ...

Making Our Way Through

Date: March 26, 2020

Last month, I wrote about learning to write Osage words via electronic media. We heard the Osage word for buzzard, and they’re back on ...