Chief NE-KAH-WAH-SHE-TUN-KAH


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Chief
NE-KAH-WAH-SHE-TUN-KAH
Born in Osage CO. 1839
Died Aug. 3, 1923

He was Governor of the Osages four times
and a member of the Council seven times

His sole aim in life was the welfare of his people

Note:

Chief Ne-KAH-Wah-She-TUN-KAH's burial was the last tradition Osage burial ceremony performed in which a human scalp was place in the grave.


Directions:

Fairfax Cemetery,
Fairfax, OK


36.56225, -96.7111
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WAH-GHRE-LUM-PAH
wife of Chief
NE-KAH-WAH-SHE-TUN-KAH
75 years old
Died July 24, 1924


National Register Of Historic Place:

Chief Ne-Kah-Wah-She-Tun-Kah Grave and Statue (added 1979 - Site - #79002012)
Off OK 18, Fairfax

Historic Significance: Person, Event
Historic Person: Ne-kah-wah-she-tun-kah,Chief
Significant Year: 1923
Area of Significance: Native American
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Graves/Burials, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function: Funerary, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Graves/Burials, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)

Links:

http://www.ocgi.okstate.edu/shpo/shpopic.asp?id=79002012
http://www.osagetribe.com/executive/welcome_sub_page.aspx?subpage_id=37
http://www.oklanature.com/prod/osagehistory.html

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