Map featuring traditional Osage lands by the late 17th century in the states of northwest Arkansas, southeast Kansas, southwest Missouri, and northeast Oklahoma. The missionary Isaac McCoy described the Osage as "uncommonly fierce, courageous, warlike nation" and Washington Irving said they were the "finest looking Indians I have ever seen in the West."
Date: March 20, 2017 OSAGE NATION VOTES ‘YES’ FOR GAY MARRIAGE By Benny Polacca http://osagenews.org/en/article/2017/03/20/osage-nation-votes-yes-gay-marriage/ Shouts of joy and hugs were abundant after the results of the Osage Nation’s 2017 Special Election were announced. In a historic vote, Osages voted “yes” by referendum to recognize gay marriage by law. It is the first ON election where a legislative…
Travel the 70-mile long Osage Nation Heritage Trail in northern Oklahoma and experience some of the state's most unique and beautiful landscapes. The Osage Nation Heritage Trail begins in Ponca City and runs east along Highway 60 through Pawhuska to Bartlesville.
2017 - "The Osage Nation tribe in northern Oklahoma voted on Monday in a special election to approve same-sex marriage. As a Native American sovereign state, tribes are not affected by the 2015 Supreme Court ruling in favour of same-sex marriage. 52% of people in the special election voted to approve the change of definition of marriage to include same-sex couples...the tribe’s judicial branch can issue marriage licences to same-sex couples. The Osage Nation has 20,000 citizens and joins..."