Update-1: United Osages of Southern California Meeting
May 18, 2013

May 18 Update:


Please RSVP as the departments from Oklahoma will need a count to conduct the activities.


1.         How many will be in your party?  _________


2.         Do you want a photo ID?      yes or no  (see conditions in note at bottom of page)


3.         Do you want to participate in the cultural activities?     yes or no


The photo ID as issued by the tax commission will be set up to take photos while the other activities are in progress. Your photos will be taken and your completed photo ID will be mailed to you from Oklahoma. (see notes below)


The cultural department will be presenting ribbon work and bead work. They will have a project that you will finish to take home. They will also dress a young boy and girl and explain the significance of the articles as they dress the child. Does anyone have a drum they can bring? The cultural department may be able to conduct some hand games.


Osage language segment will be conducted.


We need 20 signatures of Osages who live within 100 miles of Oceanside. In talking with authorities in Oklahoma, The enrollment number will be helpful in verifying the signature. A special sign in sheet will be circulated for these signatures.


 Raffle drawings will be conducted throughout the day.


Looking forward to seeing you.


Please call 760 500 2266 or email william.r.myers@us.army.mil


Bill Myers


Chair, UOSC


The following was cut and pasted from the Tax Commission website.


The Osage Nation Tax Commission is now issuing Photo Identification Cards. These cards can be issued to all Tribal members, you need to come to the office in person and bring the appropriate credentials: Copy of Birth Certificate, Osage CDIB or Membership card, Social Security Card and Photo ID, if you are getting a ID for your child, we will use the parents Photo ID. The cost is $ 15.00 for everyone, they expire in 5 years and the renewal fee is $7.50.


The United Osage of Southern California would like to announce their meeting for May 18, 2013, 1PM-5PM. at Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, 850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA.  This will be a cultural meeting and the activities will be cultural handicrafts. Members of the Osage cultural department will be present to conduct the activities.

The Osage Nation Tax Commission has also been invited to attend and concurrent with cultural activities, will issue photo ID's to area Osages. Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, and Certified Degree of Indian Blood card or Osage Nation Membership card are required to receive Osage Nation Photo Identification cards.


Regular qualifications apply; birth certificate, enrollment number, etc.

The meeting will be held in the upstairs Grand Ballroom at the Carlsbad By The Sea Resort.


noon-1pm set up sign in

1:00 official start

1:10-5:00 pm cultural activities, concurrent ID issue

5:00 adjourn

Lunch will not be served, however,  snack foods, coffee, water, and cookies will be supplied.

 The raffle continues to be the primary fundraiser. After consulting a number of members the following changes apply:

1.      Each person who brings a raffle gift will receive 10 raffle tickets for that gift.

2.      Raffle gifts will have a corresponding cup into which you will place your tickets to draw for that gift.

All attendees (except the departments from OK) will pay a $10.00 entry fee.

RSVP  william.r.myers@us.army.mil or (760)-500-2266.