Author Archives: Roseanne McKee

About Roseanne McKee

Journalist who enjoys reporting the community events/news of Pawhuska, Okla. Pawhuska has a rich culture as the home of the Osage Nation. Cattle ranching, the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve and the oil industry are all located near Pawhuska. The people are warm, generous and unpretentious. I love Pawhuska!

Celebrating the next generation coming of age: a Delaware naming ceremony

Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise By: Roseanne McKee Paula Pechonick invited me to attend her granddaughter’s naming ceremony May 25 at the Fred Fall-Leaf Memorial campgrounds near Caney, Kan. Delaware elder, Dee Ketchum, conducted the naming ceremony of … Continue reading

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The Dewey Hotel: the real story

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The Dewey Hotel Built by Bartlesville’s Namesake

By: Roseanne McKee Re-published with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise The Dewey Hotel, built by Jacob “Jake” Bartles, for whom the city of Bartlesville is named, provides a glimpse into Oklahoma’s pioneering days. This part one of two articles based … Continue reading

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Continuing the Tradition of Growing Osage Indian Corn

One Hominy Committee member revives an Osage Tradition By: Roseanne McKee Reprinted with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Corn soup is a staple of traditional Osage food. However, many may not know that traditionally a specific heirloom variety of corn, … Continue reading

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Hominy American Indian Festival Highlights

Photos by Roseanne McKee/Pawhuska People Article below republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise By: Roseanne McKee At the first Hominy American Indian Festival held May 19 at Peh-Tse-Moie Park in the city of Hominy, guests and relatives of Peh-Tse-Moie … Continue reading

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Dance Maker Announces OKC Ballet Dancers to Instruct at their Summer Intensive Ballet Camp

Re-published with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise By: Roseanne McKee Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy has announced that principal dancer, Miki Kawamura, and soloist, Walker Martin, from the Oklahoma City Ballet are among the instructors at their summer intensive ballet … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking for Osage Veterans Park set for 9 a.m. on June 6th

Pawhuska, Okla., (Friday, June 1, 2018) By: Geneva Horsechief-Hamilton, ON Communications The Osage Nation has been developing plans for a memorial to honor Osage U.S. military veterans since 2011. Those plans will be another huge step closer to becoming a … Continue reading

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