Category: Osage

WWI Osage Code Talker to be Honored at Veteran’s Day Celebration

Press Release By Geneva HorseChief-Hamilton, ON Communications PAWHUSKA, Okla. (Tuesday, November 8, 2016) – The oldest living relative of a WWI Osage Code Talker will receive a proclamation and a silver medal recognizing her grandfather’s wartime contributions, at this year’s Veterans Day Dance in…

Osage Nation’s Mobile Museum

Press Release by Hallie Winter, Osage Nation Museum Curator Pawhuska, OK—The Osage Nation Museum is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Mobile Museum.  In honor of Native American Heritage month the Osage Nation Museum has a traveling exhibit of items from our permanent collection…

Statue of Osage Principal Chief James Bigheart Unveiled

Based on a Press Release provided by the Bigheart Family A statue of Osage Principal Chief James Bigheart, who served from 1875 to 1906, is scheduled to be unveiled on June 22 at 10 a.m. at 11th and Grandview. Additional details about the artist…

Bartlesville Indian Women’s Club Installs new Officers

Press Release by Roseanne McKee on behalf of Bartlesville Indian Women’s Club Bartlesville, Okla. On May 14, 2016, the Bartlesville Indian Women’s Club, the second oldest Indian women’s club in Oklahoma, held its installation of officers’ luncheon at Montana Mike’s. Carmen Ketcher, who has…

Osage Ballet Performs at Festival of Families

The Osage Ballet performed at the Festival of Families on Saturday evening around 7 p.m. at Logan Square. Pope Francis arrived at Logan Square at approximately the same time as the Osage Ballet’s performance. According to Randy Tinker Smith, the Osage Ballet Director, the…

Osage Ballet to Perform during Papal visit to Philadelphia

By: McKee PR Advertising & Design for the Osage Ballet The prayer scene from Wahzhazhe an Osage Ballet, which tells the history of the Osage people through ballet, will be performed at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia at the Festival of Families…

Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy Releases a New Video about their latest project!

Check out Dance Maker’s new video by clicking the link below! The password is: osageballet2015

Osage Tribal Museum Interim Director Lou Brock traces history of the Osage people

By: Roseanne McKee Lou Brock, who is serving as the interim director of the Osage Tribal Museum following the recent retirement of director Kathryn Red Corn, was the guest speaker at the regular Pawhuska Kiwanis Club luncheon meeting held at Title VI on the…

Osage Wedding Clothes featured at Tribal Museum

The University of Oklahoma and the Osage Tribal Museum collaborate on Osage wedding Regalia Exhibit By: Roseanne McKee On the evening of Feb. 19, the Osage Tribal Museum and Library hosted a presentation about a new exhibit undertaken in collaboration with the University of…

Osage Ballet to hold July performances in Skiatook and Miami

(L-R) Sean Steigerwald, Arthur Rocha, Sasha Kotelenets and Chad Jones. Photo by: Bill Riley By: Roseanne McKee “Wahzhazhe” an Osage Ballet will again grace the Oklahoma stage. The Osage Ballet will hold six July performances of “Wahzhazhe, an Osage Ballet,” at two Oklahoma venues —…

Osage Ballet holds Art Auction and Fashion Show

(L-R) Madeline Pennington, Emily Pennington and Jenna Smith model designs by Wendy Ponca and Terry Wann inspired by Native American clothing. By: Roseanne McKee The Osage Ballet held an art auction and fashion show on April 25 at the Harwelden Mansion in Tulsa. Native-American…

Osage Nation Sovereignty Day — March 11, 2011

By Roseanne Sutton On March 11, 2011, the Osage Nation held its fifth annual Sovereignty Day celebration at the Agriculture (Ag) Building at the Osage County Fairgrounds. Traditional gourd dancing began shortly after 2 p.m. Gourd dancer John F. Johnston, known to many as…