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Osage mark months with moon references

By: Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Calendar months for the Osage were marked by references to the moon. For example, the month of February was “Light of Day Returns Moon,” according to the book “Osage Life & Legends” by Robert…

A Rare Look at Osage Before First Contact

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Before Europeans arrived in North America, the Osage people were organized into a complex society with well-formed traditions. However, the Osage elders decided not to speak of the time before first contact and that…

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…

December is a great time to visit regional historic homes

By: Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise December is a wonderful time to see area historic homes, and we have three impressive ones having special open houses and tour times for the Christmas season. The Frank Phillips Home at 1107 Cherokee…

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 lived in the historic…

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 reality when builders break…

Nutcracker Ballet coming to Pawhuska this Christmas Season

By: Roseanne McKee The Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy will host an elegant evening of hor d’oeuvres and dessert at 7 p.m. on Oct. 21, at the Elks Lodge in Pawhuska to preview plans to produce the Nutcracker Ballet at Pawhuska’s Constantine Theatre on…