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Why won’t the Osage Nation recognize same sex marriages?

When will the Osage Nation recognize same sex marriages?   Discrimination among our tribe is not the Osage Way. One of the things I am most proud of is that no one in the Osage tribe has ever been left out. Two spirited people were honored in the past. Adam and Eve is a white man’s belief. Including all people is the way of the Osage. My great-great-grandfather was Judge Thomas Rogers. His mother was Ellen Lombard. Their blood runs through my body. Isn’t it time we lead, instead of waiting to follow? I am married to a man. My marriage is honored by the U.S. government, but not by my own people?  Thank you. 

 

Thomas Rodman
Houston, TX


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Original Publish Date: 2015-11-20 00:00:00

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Stories that are not primarily written by an Osage News staff member will have a “Osage News” byline. These stories include press releases and other community content that was drafted by someone externally but reviewed and approved for publication by Osage News. As an independent news organization, we strive to report news and information with fairness and balance. While being the official news organization of the Osage Nation, we base our news judgements on our loyalties to our readers and Osage citizens, and we are not directly beholden to the Executive, Legislative, or Judicial branches of the Osage Nation.
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