September 2011

The Northern California Osage (NCO) steering committee needs your input to plan Osage art and cultural events for the 2012 NCO meetings. Please take the time to answer these questions and/or make any comments or questions. Your answers will help us provide an expanded variety of meeting components and aid us in finding funding sources. Take the survey at

Haway Northern California Osage!

Meeting Place:
Humanist Hall
390 27th Street
Oakland, CA

Meeting time:
9:00 PM -5:00 PM Saturday
October 15, 2011

Lunch served (included with dues) and will include one traditional Osage dish from 12:15 – 1 PM

We are planning a raffle so please bring raffle items!

On the Agenda:

  • Mary Elizabeth Ricketts will speak about being Head Cook for the I’n-Lon-Schka
  • J.R. Ricketts of the Osage Membership Dept. will speak about Membership procedures
  • Keir Johnson will give a short presentation on an Osage Seed Bank and seed preservation
  • Osage Language presentation from the Osage Language Program
  • Minerals Council information and the Cobell settlement
  • Nanette Kelley will talk about the survey and grant writing
  • Raffle!
  • Time for socializing to let our members get to know one another
  • + TBA

Please RSVP by emailing or call Melani King at (510) 620-9063