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August 17, 2012

Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served at noon and kids can enjoy the bounce house and cotton candy

Join the Osage Language department in celebrating the return to classes.

Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served at noon and kids can enjoy the bounce house and cotton candy.

The event is being held at the Osage Language Center on Main street in Pawhuska. We hope to see you there!

August 17, 2012

To view class schedules for the Pawhuska, Fairfax, Hominy and Edmond centers, visit www.osagetribe.com/language.

Osage Language classes begin Sept. 10 and go through Dec. 14.

To view class schedules for the Pawhuska, Fairfax, Hominy and Edmond centers, visit www.osagetribe.com/language.

April 20, 2012

Lunch with Language is held every Tuesday from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. at the Osage Nation Language Department's main office in Pawhuska.

Lunch with Language is held every Tuesday from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. at the Osage Nation Language Department's main office in Pawhuska.

The class is held for Osage Nation employees but is also open to the public. Lunch with Language is geared toward those who don't have time outside of work or free time during regular night classes to learn the Osage Language.

April 5, 2012

Students from Pawhuska and Grayhorse take home prizes from Native American Youth Language Fair

Osage language students from Pawhuska and Grayhorse participated in the 10th Annual Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair April 2-3.

The language fair, hosted in Norman at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, featured the Osage students performing different games, a gospel song, number counting and the Osage words for body parts. They also submitted books and posters in Osage.

March 7, 2012

Weekly Osage language course targets students unable to attend regular night classes; class offering now in its second year

The Osage Nation Language Department is recognizing participants who attend the weekly “Lunch with Language” course offered to the public this year.

The Lunch with Language course targets students, especially government employees, who may not be able to attend weeknight language courses when they are typically held during fall and spring sessions. This session’s courses were held Tuesdays during the noon lunch hour.

May 16, 2011

Native American artists from across the country help Osage youth paint mural on side of Osage language building

The Osage Language Department hosted NVision May 14, a non-profit group made up of artists from all over Indian Country. NVision came out to help Osage youth paint a mural on the side of the Osage language building in downtown Pawhuska.

More than 20 youth participated in painting the mural, designed by Osage artist Ryan Red Corn, the mural depicts an Osage straight dancer in the middle of the Osage orthography that spells Wah.Zha.Zhi I.E., “Osage language.”

April 21, 2011

NVision workshop at the Osage Language Department. NVision volunteers will be helping Osage artist Ryan Red Corn paint a mural on the side of the Osage Language building in downtown Pawhuska.

NVision workshop at the Osage Language Department. NVision volunteers will be helping Osage artist Ryan Red Corn paint a mural on the side of the Osage Language building in downtown Pawhuska. For more information contact the Language department at (918) 287-5505.

April 15, 2011

Language department looking for poster artists for Dhegiha conference

December 6, 2010

Osage News Students of the Osage language were honored Saturday with a dinner at Wakon Iron Hall. The dinner was hosted by the organization Friends of the Osage, which raises money throughout the year so that the Osage Language Department can have functions such as the dinner.

Osage News Students of the Osage language were honored Saturday with a dinner at Wakon Iron Hall. The dinner was hosted by the organization Friends of the Osage, which raises money throughout the year so that the Osage Language Department can have functions such as the dinner. About 50 students attended and those with the best attendance at each of the five language teaching sites were honored with a medal and a certificate. The students feasted on catered food from Burn Co., who cooks all of their food over an open flame.

October 4, 2010

Pilot program will test teaching the language via teleconference

Wah.Zha.Zhe I.E. (Osage language) could be coming to a classroom near Osages everywhere.

The Osage Language Department, Osage Information Technology Department, Edmond Public Schools Instructional Technology and the Indian Education program has collaborated to test a pilot program utilizing Microsoft Office Live Meeting to teach language classes via teleconferencing.