Family Violence Prevention Department to Expand Housing, Advocacy, and Child Protection

The Osage Nation was just Awarded $737,245 from the Department of Justice for Violence Against Women 

From the Osage Nation Family Violence Prevention Department

Pawhuska, Okla., Osage Nation Reservation (Monday, October 1, 2018) – The Osage Nation Family Violence Prevention Department (ONFVPD) was just awarded the Coordinated Tribal Assistance grant from the Department of Justice for Violence Against Women for three years in the amount of $737,245.

Osage Day

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Happy Osage Day!

All Osage Nation Offices are Closed and will Resume Normal Business Hours 10/9/2018

"While many in America are celebrating Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples Day or Native American Day, about 20,000 Osages are celebrating Osage Day.
In 2006, then-Principal Chief Jim Gray proclaimed the second Monday in October as Osage Day. The parallel to Columbus Day is the Nation’s way of celebrating its own tribal sovereignty.  
“Policy Analyst Leonard Maker made the case for Osage Day to replace Columbus Day on the simple fact that it was our sovereign right to decide what our paid holidays were going to be for our tribal government,” Gray said. “I initially favored keeping that Monday as a day out of defiance to Columbus. But as it turned out, the BIA, IHS and HUD offices would be closed anyway because they were federal agencies. It might have been inconvenient for citizens to be at the Nation’s offices when they were closed while we were open. So, I just rebranded the holiday to make it Osage Day.” --Osage News

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Prenatal Classes (CANCELED FOR TODAY)

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Osage Nation Prenatal Class

Date: September 28th, 2018 

Time: 11am-1pm

Location: Osage Nation Civic Center -PHN/CHR Training Room ( 1449 W. Main, Pawhuska Ok)

Registration is required. See link below for flyer. Or contact Publick Health Nursing at 918-287-5482

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Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Suicide Intervention Skills Training 

Date: September 25 & 26, 2018

Time: 8:30am-4:00pm

Location: Pawhuska Business Development Center 1225 Virgina Short St. Pawhuska, Ok 74056

Asist is for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable, confident, and competent in helping prevent immediate risk of suicide. 

Call to register today. Space is limited. 

Click link below to view flyer. 

 

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