Osage Nation Workforce Development program taking applications

Native Americans looking for work or thinking about a career change can now apply for the Nation’s Workforce Development program, which began taking applications recently.

The program places applicants in the various programs the Osage Nation offers and helps the applicants develop job skills in various fields. The program also assists adults with training assistance through local vocational and technical training schools.

Program eligibility requirements include: applicants must be Native American with a CDIB and be an Osage County resident. The applicants must meet income guidelines.

Approved applicants will be eligible for long-term classroom training; short-term training at a vocational training institute; work experience, and job assistance. For more information please contact Louise Cheshewalla, training coordinator with the Osage Nation Education Department at (800) 390-6724 or (918) 287-5303.

Applications for the workforce program are also available for downloading from the Education Department's Web site at: