Oldest tribal museum celebrates 80 years


Last updated 5/21/2018 at 2:37pm

Pawhuska, Okla.-In May, the Osage Nation Museum (ONM) will celebrate its 80th anniversary. Taking its place as America's first tribal museum, the museum is dedicated to preserving and exhibiting Osage art, history, and culture on the Osage campus in Pawhuska, Oklahoma.

The celebration May 2 will also be the unveiling of the new exhibit: Wedding Clothes and the Osage Community: A Giving Heritage which will run through December 1st, 2018.

This exhibition will examine Osage Wedding traditions in the early nineteenth century and the incorporation of elements from the material culture of these...

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