Category: American Indian Culture

Colonial Women – Part I

By: Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise The next few columns will be a look back at some noteworthy women from colonial times. In this column I introduce readers to Sarah Kemble Knight, who decided to take a journey from Boston…

American Indian Style Show – Part III

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise This is part three of a column a style show presented by Osage elder Margaret Bird to Tulsa tourists at the Community Center in Pawhuska on Oct. 26. Samantha Good Eagle wore a jingle…

American Indian Style Show – Part II

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise This is a follow-up to the last article, with additional details about the regalia featured in the style show presented by Osage elder Margaret Bird to Tulsa tourists at the Community Center in 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 9:30 am to 11:00…

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 when it was. “Our…

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 membership from all federally…

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 Bartlesville Rotary Club Monday…