Lucchesi Park, Petaluma California
This year's gathering will highlight language and culture with guest, Herman "Mogri" Lookout, WAHZHAZHI IE [Osage Language] Department Director and WAXAOLI^ I^LONSCHKA [Pawhuska District] Head Man. Mr. Lookout will host a roundtable on the inseparability of language from our culture and the etiquette at the June dances. Addie Hudgins, Osage Nation Language Department, will do a traditional I^LONSCHKA cook and food talk.
The gathering will be held in a child-friendly environment with a playground on a lake. There will be an outdoor potluck picnic under an arbor (rain or shine) with a lot of good food, BBQ and Indian dice games.
All Osage families, Osage Nation elected officials, and Minerals Council members are welcome to attend.
For more information contact the Northern California Osage at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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