Archives September 2013

Osage gaming board chairwoman appointed to Tulsa Indian affairs commission

Date: Sept. 30, 2013

Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett has appointed Osage Nation Gaming Enterprise Board Chairwoman Stacy Laskey to the Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission with her appointment ...

Congress to consider $1.5 million bill to fund market salary increases

Date: Sept. 27, 2013

The Osage Nation’s two-year-old merit-based employment system is back in the spotlight after an ON Congressional committee voted to table a $1.5 million ...

Geoffrey Standing Bear announces his candidacy for Principal Chief

Date: Sept. 26, 2013

Geoffrey M. StandingBear has announced he will seek election for Office of Principal Chief of the Osage Nation for the next term.  StandingBear stated: “After ...

Chief James Bigheart to be honored Sept. 28 by Osage Tribal Museum

Date: Sept. 25, 2013

Chief James Bigheart, the legendary Osage chief who secured the Osage Minerals Estate, will be celebrated by the Osage Tribal Museum Sept. 28.

“Next month ...

Notah Begay Foundation announces grant opportunity for tribal communities

Date: Sept. 24, 2013

The Notah Begay Foundation is now accepting Requests for Proposals from tribal communities for its first grantmaking initiative, Promising Program Grants.

The grant will partner ...

Congressional appropriations committee issues budget cut recommendations

Date: Sept. 23, 2013

With the 2013 Tzi-Zho Session in its final week, the Third Osage Nation Congress has nearly $4 million in spending cuts to consider before passing ...

Congress passes bill to reduce War Memorial Fund by $350,000

Date: Sept. 20, 2013

With eight working days left in the 2013 Tzi-Zho Session, the Third Osage Nation Congress is considering several cuts and delays on several appropriation items ...

Osage Casinos denies sponsorship for Osage Professional MMA Fighter

Date: Sept. 18, 2013

Chance Rencountre won’t be headed to any Osage Casinos anytime soon.

Osage Casinos has denied sponsoring Rencountre, the first Osage professional Mixed Martial Arts ...

ON Congress to consider rules for vetting board and commission appointments

Date: Sept. 18, 2013

The Third ON Congress is delaying board and commission confirmations pending establishment of new rules regarding the confirmation process including background checks.

Since the government ...

Public hearing Sept. 17 for Enbridge pipeline's impact to community

Date: Sept. 17, 2013

A public hearing for residents in the path of the Enbridge Energy Co.’s crude oil petroleum pipeline will take place at the Pawhuska Business ...

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