Vann Bighorse, director of the Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural Center in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, is keenly aware that Osage traditions are getting closer to slipping away–permanently.
A current project to preserve Osage culture and revive a millennia old tradition is now three years in the making. The Cultural Center has been building a collection of heirloom seeds and recently started growing traditional foods for traditional purposes. The Cultural Center currently has a small garden located at the facility. It is a small garden with huge potential, and Bighorse knows this project has to happen now...
Jefferson, Anna. "Revitalizing a Traditional Seed to Revitalize Osage Culture." Indian Country Today Media Network. February 12, 2015. Article. (https://ictnews.org/archive/revitalizing-a-traditional-seed-to-revitalize-osage-culture, accessed October 18, 2023)