Health

Standing Bear poses questions to AG about health and education funding

Date: Jan. 14, 2019

Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear has asked the attorney general’s office for constitutional clarity regarding funding priorities.

In a memorandum dated Dec. 6 obtained ...

Mobile mammogram clinic scheduled Dec. 4-5 at Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center

Date: Nov. 28, 2018

Osage and Native American women over age 40 are invited to receive a free mammogram during a mobile clinic scheduled Dec. 4-5 at the Wah-Zha-Zhi ...

ON Purchased Referred Care takes place of Pawnee Health Benefit package

Date: Nov. 5, 2018

The Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center now provides medical referrals for diagnosis and treatment beyond provided clinic services. This service is called Purchase Referred Care and it ...

ON Counseling Center awarded $2.5 million grant

Date: Oct. 23, 2018

The Osage Nation Counseling Center plans to use a recently awarded $2.5 federal grant toward a five-year project to treat adolescents and their families ...

Six Nations Domestic Violence Walk strives to educate children about non-violence

Date: Oct. 23, 2018

Photo caption: A family hugs each other before the Six Nations DV Awareness Walk takes place on October 16. CHALENE TOEHAY-TARTSAH/Osage News

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Pawhuska Family Medical Clinic opens with Dr. Cameron Rumsey on staff

Date: Oct. 15, 2018

Photo caption: Dr. Cameron Rumsey (Osage) cuts the ribbon at the grand opening celebration for the newly built Pawhuska Family Medical Clinic where he will ...

Medical Marijuana slow to grow in Osage County

Date: Oct. 10, 2018

Photo caption: Although Oklahoma voters approved of medical marijuana use, the alternative medicine is slow to take off in Osage County. Courtesy Photo/iStock

Although ...

Congress to review Health Benefit Act; health card referred to as ‘medical per cap’

Date: Sept. 27, 2018

The Sixth Osage Nation Congress has appropriated $9.75 million for the Health Benefit Plan Fund for the upcoming year, the most money ever appropriated ...

Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center expected to exceed projected revenue this year

Date: Sept. 4, 2018

Officials with the Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center are reporting the clinic is expected to exceed its projected revenue this year to cover operational costs.

On Aug ...

What is Cultural Abuse?

Date: Aug. 23, 2018

Photo caption: A young Native youth grass dances at a powwow. Courtesy Photo/StrongHearts Native Helpline

Intimate partner violence, in all forms, is destructive at ...