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!

Veterans Memorial dedicated on Osage Nation Campus

By Geneva HorseChief-Hamilton, ON Communications Pawhuska, Okla., Osage Nation Reservation (Friday, November 9, 2018) – The first-ever memorial recognizing Osage US military veterans and pre-military scouts is scheduled for a public dedication on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, from … Continue reading

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Life is like a tapestry

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Cherokee elder Winnie Guess Perdue grew up memorizing poetry, and although she would not characterize her speech at the Bartlesville Area History Museum on Friday as lyrical, there were moments … Continue reading

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Bartlesville Indian Women’ Club Suite at Dewey Hotel and Museum

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Mary Kirk painted the mural in one of two rooms dedicated to displaying clothing and artifacts of the Bartlesville Indian Women’s Club — a service organization formed in 1932 with … Continue reading

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Comanche Warrior shares his story

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise A warrior from the Comanche Nation is traveling all across Oklahoma to keep Native American culture alive and well in modern times. Dr. Jay Craig of Bristow spoke to the … Continue reading

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Osage Murders — Author David Grann speaks at Grayhorse Village

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Osage member, Joe Conner, gave a slide presentation at a book signing held in Fairfax, Okla., at the Tallchief Theatre by author David Grann, who was promoting his new book … Continue reading

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Grandma Pawhuska

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Hominy resident Carl Blue’s family is full of interesting characters and in this column, I’ll introduce you to several of them. The first is Virgie Elizabeth Stewart, Blue’s grandmother, who … Continue reading

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Gold prospecting for profit and fun

By Roseanne McKee Reprinted with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise When Mike Grim retired, he had no idea what adventures lay ahead for him. One small decision changed the course of his retirement — he joined the GPAA (Gold Prospectors … Continue reading

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