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April 12, 2011

So . . . a Kaw, Quapaw, Osage, Omaha and Ponca walk into a conference together . . .

So . . . a Kaw, Quapaw, Osage, Omaha and Ponca walk into a conference together . . . sounds like the beginning of a crazy joke, right? The point is, all of those tribes mentioned above are all part of the Dhegiha Siouxan language group. Meaning: we all speak variations/dialect of the same language. Awesome blossom right? I think so too.   

April 8, 2011

The Osage Language department is looking for talented artists to design artwork for the Dhegiha Gathering Aug. 2 – 3 at the Down Stream Casino Resort in Quapaw. The deadline for entries is April 30.

The Osage Language department is looking for talented artists to design artwork for the Dhegiha Gathering Aug. 2 – 3 at the Down Stream Casino Resort in Quapaw. The Osage Language department is hosting the Gathering. The Dhegiha language family consists of the Osage, Ponca, Quapaw, Omaha and Kaw tribes. The first Gathering is to bring everyone together to establish similarities. We encourage artists of the Dhegiha tribes to submit their artwork. Deadline for entries is April 30. For more information please contact Tracey Moore at (918) 642-3185 or (918) 287-5611.