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July 21, 2011

She will represent the Nation at the American Indian Expo in August

2011 Osage Tribal Princess Dora Williams received her crown during a reception held for the special occasion July 9.

Williams, who will be a Pawhuska High School senior this fall, was crowned by outgoing 2010 Osage Tribal Princess Vanessa Moore at the reception. More than 60 people turned out for the event at the Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural Center.

“Thank you all for coming,” Moore told the crowd, “Being Osage Princess has been a wonderful experience for me. I know the incoming princess, Dora, will do a great job.”

May 25, 2011

Williams will represent the Osage Nation at the American Indian Exposition in Anadarko this summer

Dora Williams had a look of relief when outgoing Osage Princess Vanessa Moore handed her a bouquet of flowers, signaling to the spectators at the Osage Princess Election Dance May 21 that Williams had won the title. Shouts of joy and applause greeted Williams, who campaigned for weeks to become the new Osage Princess.

“I was just really in shock,” Williams said of winning the title. “It was really nerve wracking.”

August 16, 2010

 Osage News The following pictures were taken during the American Indian Exposition held August 2-7 in Anadarko, Okla. The 2010 Osage Nation Princess Vanessa Moore had a week long experience with other tribal princesses from Oklahoma. 

Exposition Photos

June 28, 2010
Reception to be held at the Hominy Village Community Building
June 9, 2010 will remain online after election
March 30, 2010
Moore will be crowned sometime this summer before the American Indian Exposition Fair in Anadarko, Okla.
March 26, 2010
Osage members can vote all day at pageant events or the Osage Tribal Princess Sorority’s 6th Annual Honor Dance Saturday evening
June 22, 2009
See photos of the Shunkamolah family paying for the drum