Archives October 2016

Standing Bear appoints health care professional to ON Health Authority Board

Date: Oct. 31, 2016

A seasoned health care facility professional is now serving on the Osage Nation Health Authority Board after being appointed by Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear ...

Elders Series: Kenneth Bighorse

Date: Oct. 28, 2016

Kenneth “Kenny” Hemphill Bighorse, 81, was born in Pawhuska, Okla., on Aug. 24, 1935 to Pete and Florence Bighorse. He is the grandson of Andrew ...

Alexander confirmed as Treasurer, other appointees confirmed, one denied

Date: Oct. 27, 2016

Samuel Alexander is the Osage Nation’s next Treasurer after the Fifth Osage Nation voted to confirm him for the post on Sept. 29.

Appointed ...

Osage Nation receives $960,000 in class action settlement

Date: Oct. 26, 2016

The Osage Nation received $960,700.17 in a settlement as part of a class-action lawsuit against the Bureau of Indian Affairs in which hundreds ...

Pawhuska merchants brace for the opening of The Pioneer Woman Mercantile

Date: Oct. 25, 2016

Pawhuska may never be the same after The Pioneer Woman Mercantile opens its doors on Halloween, and that might be a good thing.

At a ...

Five Osage elders honored at AARP’s Indian Elder Honors

Date: Oct. 25, 2016

Five Osages were honored at this year’s AARP’s 8th Annual Indian Elder Honors.

Mary Gray Bighorse, Charles Hessert, Nancy Keil, Ardina Revard ...

NAJA now accepting 2016-2017 scholarship applications through Nov. 18

Date: Oct. 25, 2016

NAJA supports and empowers members through annual scholarship opportunities for high school, college and graduate students. 

Each year, NAJA offers scholarships ranging from $500-$2 ...

Escaping the silos

Date: Oct. 24, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — If the saying is true: “You are what you eat,” then good nutrition is imperative for healthy communities.

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC ...

Employees caught in the middle of Chief and Congress feud

Date: Oct. 21, 2016

The Fifth Osage Nation Congress made changes to the law that governs the Nation’s Human Resources policies for awarding merit bonuses and raises.

Principal ...

Arts Adventure in the Osage kicks off with ‘Art Bank’ opening reception

Date: Oct. 20, 2016

The Arts Adventure in the Osage weekend kicked off with the "Art Bank" opening reception at the former First National Bank.

The entire first floor ...