Killers of the Flower Moon
Directed by Martin Scorsese
The Osage Nation Foundation's Children of the Middle Waters commemorative limited edition blanket, designed by Chad Renfro and Addie Roanhorse, made its appearance on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, thanks to Osage National Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear. The blanket is now available through our Osage Foundation on-line store. The Martin Scorsese film Killers of the Flower Moon is now in full release nationwide. Based on the best-selling book of the same name by David Grann. Several Osages have been actively involved in the production, including Julie O'Keefe, a member of the Osage Nation Foundation board of trustees, and Chad Renfro, a former board of trustees member who also served as a consultant to the movie production.
Osage Artist Registry
The Osage Nation Foundation Artist Registry is an online directory of Osage artists, musicians, actors, dancers, arts and cultural organizations, and even professionals in the arts industry. As part of our ongoing mission to support Osage artists, we have created the ONF Artist Registry to provide online exposure for each artist with their own information and links directly to the artist’s own website. This valuable online resource provides artists additional exposure to be seen and contacted. These pages help all artists gain higher positions in Internet search results – increasing their chances of being noticed. The Osage Nation Foundation's Artist Registry also provides interested parties a way to contact the artist. To become a registered artist, click here.
Osage Nation History
The vibrant history of the Osage is that of a proud, spiritual people who have weathered hardship to emerge as a leading force in Native America. Part of the Northern Plains tribes, the Osage were known for being bold warriors, skilled hunters and farmers, and preservers of family life.
The Osage of today, resonate their culture of long standing traditions by clinging to the lessons of their ancestors. The modern day Osage is educated, diverse and staunch to the fact that being Osage is their identity.
The Osage Nation Foundation is a non-profit organization that exists to promote the continued development of the Osage Reservation and the communities influenced by the Osage Nation.
Osage Nation Mission
The Osage Nation Foundation primarily works to promote and enhance the general welfare of the people of the Osage Nation by supporting cultural, educational, health, historical, community and other appropriate activities and programs. Our funding supports projects directly impacting and benefiting Osage Nation members, particularly artists and youth, in addition to causes and activities supporting the communities where Osage live and work.
Osage Featured Product
2023 Osage Nation Foundation Collectible Christmas Ornament
This year’s commemorative ornament celebrates Wahzhazhe Always, a visual statement for Osages near and far to reconnect and celebrate an enduring legacy. The launch of Wahzhazhe Always coincided with the Nation’s Sovereignty Day observance on March 10, 2023. Using the traditional name and spelling of Wahzhazhe, historically deduced to the interpretation and spelling of Osage after colonization and forced migration, is embraced by tribal members and amplified throughout the campaign. Daily use and visibility of Osage Orthography remains to be of the utmost importance to Osage Nation as an act of sovereignty and language education efforts. Each year, a new collectible ornament is designed to commemorate some aspect of Osage culture and history so that a grand tradition and collection can be passed from one generation to the next. All proceeds from the sale of this ornament benefit the charitable mission of the Osage Nation Foundation.