Culture

Yatika Starr Fields on giving back and strengthening community connection

Date: May 7, 2021

Photo caption: Yatika Starr Fields, Osage/Creek artist, at his studio in Tulsa. Fields is a painter and muralist whose vibrant and kaleidoscopic imagery is ...

Osage Congress passes appropriation bills for new Wakon Iron community building and chapel

Date: May 3, 2021

Photo caption: The Osage Congress passed appropriation bills for a new Wakon Iron community building and chapel on April 21. Pictured is the current Wakon ...

Artist and educator Norman Akers examines borders, boundaries and migration

Date: April 15, 2021

Photo caption: Osage artist Norman Akers at his studio in Fairfax. Akers has been an artist and educator for more than three decades. CODY HAMMER ...

New website debuts focus on Osage Language and Culture

Date: March 31, 2021

Photo caption: A screenshot of the Osage Nation Language Department and Wahzhazhe Cultural Center’s joint website, www.osageculture.com. Osage News

The employees of ...

Gianna “Gigi” Sieke named 2021-2022 Osage Nation Princess

Date: March 25, 2021

Gianna “Gigi” Sieke of the Grayhorse District has been selected as the 2021-2022 Osage Nation Princess.

She will be crowned on Sunday, March 28 at ...

Osage artist Lydia Cheshewalla strives to ‘leave impressions without making marks’

Date: March 4, 2021

Photo caption: Portrait of Lydia Cheshewalla, Tulsa-based Osage artist, for a Washington Post article about Indigenous women reclaiming their story. Courtesy Photo/Ryan RedCorn

Tulsa-based ...

Jarica Walsh offers hope, healing and community connection through art

Date: Feb. 18, 2021

Photo caption: Jarica Walsh working in her studio at The Paseo Plunge. Courtesy Photo/Josh Vaughn

Once artists start engaging in creativity, they just want ...

Lily Gladstone will play Mollie Burkhart in upcoming Scorsese film ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’

Date: Feb. 11, 2021

Photo caption: Lily Gladstone, Kainai (Blood), Amskapi Piikani (Blackfeet), and Niimiipuu (Nez Perce) Tribal Nations actress, will play Mollie Burkhart in the upcoming film "Killers ...

First Peoples Fund names Francis 'Rock' Pipestem to 2021 Cultural Capital Fellows

Date: Feb. 3, 2021

The First Peoples Fund, one of the oldest national organizations dedicated to supporting Native American artists and culture bearers, named Francis “Rock” Pipestem to their ...

Osage Curator Jami Powell creates space for Indigenous communities

Date: Jan. 22, 2021

Photo caption: Jami Powell, Osage, who is also a lecturer in the Native American Studies program at Dartmouth, teaches with ledger art from the Hood ...