Native Americans: Osage Tribe
Learn about the culture, clothing, and customs of the Osage Indians. View photographs and read primary documents that describe this tribe. Includes a Missouri Heritage video.
The Official Website of the Osage Tribe
The Osage Tribe's official site includes the tribe's history under "Our History." Also explore the photo gallery for current pictures.
The Osage Nation
Read a history of the Osage Tribe. NOTE: The site has external links, including a message board, that teachers should be aware of.
Missouri Heritage Video: Gateway West
Scroll down to find the video "Gateway West" in the Finding Missouri: Our History and Heritage series. This video discusses Missouri being purchased from the Osage Indians in 1808.
The Osage Indians
This site offers a good explanation about the Osage Tribe's location, clothing, housing, and ceremonies.
The I'n-Lon-Schka Ceremonial Dance
Read about one traveler's experience attending an Osage ceremonial dance in Oklahoma.
View a photograph of former President Coolidge posing with Osage Indians. Click to see an enlarged view. The text explains about the legislation that gave Native Americans the right to vote.
Read a first-hand account of a Kansas settler's experience with Osage Indians.
Treaty with the Osage, 1839
Read the official treaty of 1839 between the U.S. government and the Osage Indians.