Archives April 2017

Judge orders DNA testing in membership removal case

Date: April 13, 2017

Osage Nation Trial Court Associate Judge Lee Stout has ordered DNA testing in the case of Osage Nation vs. Reta Marie Lintner.

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Osage Nation Congress votes ‘no confidence’ in BIA Superintendent Robin Phillips

Date: April 12, 2017

On Day 13 of the Hun-Kah Session, the Fifth Osage Nation Congress passed three pieces of legislation, which includes two Osage law amendments and a ...

Management of the Mineral Estate

Date: April 11, 2017

According to the Osage Nation Supreme Court Opinion of Sept. 9, 2016, “the rights of headright shareholders for income from mineral royalties are protected by ...

WELA facilities and Immersion School to get artwork by Osage artist mother and daughter

Date: April 10, 2017

FAIRFAX, Okla. – Wendy Ponca knelt on the brand-new floor of the newly-opened Fairfax Wah-Zha-Zhi Early Learning Academy on March 30 to trace the tiny body ...

Congress passes bill allowing ENR to develop natural resource regulations

Date: April 9, 2017

With a unanimous vote, the Fifth Osage Nation Congress approved a bill giving its blessing to the Nation’s Environmental and Natural Resources Department to ...

Osage opera singer performs title role in U.S. premiere of ‘The Perfect American’

Date: April 7, 2017

The U.S. debut of Phillip Glass’ award-winning opera “The Perfect American” featured Osage operatic baritone Justin Ryan in the title role of Walt Disney ...

Kay Bills appointed to Tallgrass Economic Development LLC Board

Date: April 6, 2017

Osage Nation Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear appointed a seasoned Osage businesswoman to the Tallgrass Economic Development LLC Board with the appointment up for confirmation ...

Osage Nation officials open the Fairfax WELA and Fairfax Senior Center

Date: April 5, 2017

The new Fairfax Wah-Zha-Zhi Early Learning Academy and Fairfax Senior Center is officially open.

The facility contains classrooms, a commons area in the child care ...

ON Congress passes bill for active military duty personnel to receive vehicle tags at a reduced rate

Date: April 5, 2017

Osage Nation vehicle tags will be available at a reduced rate to active duty military personnel who are Osage in addition to veterans thanks to ...

Fairfax Community Foundation making efforts to restore the Tall Chief Theatre

Date: April 4, 2017

FAIRFAX, Okla. – For nearly 60 years, no one has stepped foot in the Tall Chief Theatre. The theatre is a reminder of days gone past ...