Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium

Osage Nation Joins Self-Governance to Provide Health Care

On October 2, 2015, the Osage Nation assumed control of the Pawhuska Indian Health Center by entering into a Compact and Funding Agreement with the IHS under the authority of Title V of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. Self-Governance Tribes congratulates the Osage Nation on their assumption of the Health Center and their exercise of sovereignty to guide and provide health to their citizens.

The Nation celebrated with a ribbon cutting and new name for the center. It is now called the Wah Zha Zhi Health Center.