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The end of January was the start of an exciting new phase for the Osage Nation Human Resources Department—electronic applications.  Anyone who has applied anywhere for a job, the application process can feel endless; writing out information and providing extra documentation. ... MORE
Plasticulture and Bees Added to Sovereignty Initiative Okmulgee, Okla. (Feb. 7, 2015) — Growing fresh and local foods for Osage people is now a revived approach to food sovereignty for the Osage Nation so efforts to find the most successful methods are being looked into by... MORE
By ON Communications Staff PAWHUSKA, Okla. (Feb. 5, 2015) —It’s time to file taxes and this year and there is a new penalty, or, “individual shared responsibility payment” cost, according to the Internal Revenue Service. However, Native Americans who did... MORE
PAWHUSKA, Okla.(Feb. 5, 2015) — Vann Bighorse, director of the Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural Center located in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, is keenly aware that Osage traditions are getting closer to slipping away—permanently. A current project to preserve Osage culture and revive a millennia old... MORE
This is a video honoring Osage Vietnam Veterans.  It will be incorporated into a program honoring Native American Vietnam Veterans, to be aired by OETA at a later date.  Please watch, remember, and honor our Osage Vietnam Veterans. MORE
Osage Chief Arthur Bonnicastle was born on February 20, 1877, in Osage County, Oklahoma.  He was born to a woman named Me-Tse-He.  Bonnicastle spent his childhood years growing up in Osage County.  His name, Arthur Bonnicastle, was taken from a novel written by J.... MORE
When one needs to prepare a meal or just replenish food items in the cupboard, a quick trip to the local grocery store or Wal-Mart takes care of everything.  However, before the convenience of such retail businesses our Osage ancestors would have worked as a cooperative to... MORE
The statistics do not lie.  Health issues among Native Americans are a serious problem.  The five leading killers among this segment of the population are:  cancer, heart disease, unintentional injuries, diabetes, and chronic liver disease and cirrhosis.  Some of the... MORE
Osage Sovereignty Celebration Dance
NEWS RELEASE Celebration includes activities for all ages By ON Communications PAWHUSKA, Okla. (Feb. 25, 2015)—Osage Nation Sovereignty Day is celebrated each year on  March 11 in recognition of the ratification of the Constitution of the Osage Nation on March 11, 2006. Since... MORE
On Monday, January 5th a new directive from the Office of the Chiefs was initiated in regard to cultural education with the beginning of language classes for the Executive Staff.  An aspect of sovereignty, self-determination, is the reclamation of “culture and identity.”  And... MORE