Category: Osage

Addie Roanhorse speaks about the importance of family, her connection to Osage murders, her art and work for the Osage Nation

By: Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Artist Addie Roanhorse spoke for the first ArtNight of 2019 in February at the Bartlesville Art Association’s design center. Roanhorse, who works for the Osage Nation as a graphic designer and photographer, gave a…

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…

American Indian Style Show – Part I

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise “There’s no museum in the world that has all the Indian clothes. I have 50. The collection is stored in Tulsa and is insured,” said Osage elder Margaret Bird as she prepared her models…

Childhood Memories

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise One evening when I was in Tulsa with my friends Mark and Linda Simms, they took me to Coney Island — a family-owned restaurant established in 1926. They said the restaurant had special significance…

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 “Killers of the Flower…

Ribbonwork a dying art

Republished by permission of the Examiner-Enterprise By: Roseanne McKee In June, while visiting the Water Bird Gallery, I ran into Kathryn Red Corn, who served as director of the Osage Museum for many years, was a member of the Osage Minerals Council and who…