Government

Oklahoma legislature to consider commercial gaming and other bills aimed at Indian Country

Date: Jan. 21, 2020

Photo caption: The Oklahoma State Capitol building. Courtesy Photo/Oklahoma State Legislature website

OKLAHOMA CITY — Several measures aimed directly at Indian Country are among the ...

Pawhuska City Hall may once more be home to Osage lawmakers

Date: Jan. 16, 2020

Photo caption: On the left, the Osage Council building circa 1895. Photo courtesy of the Osage Nation Museum. On the right, the Pawhuska City Hall ...

Three women elected, two male incumbents reelected in Hominy village election

Date: Jan. 9, 2020

Photo caption: Voting was open for the 2019 Hominy Village Committee election at the village chapel until 8 p.m. on Dec. 3. The Osage ...

UOSC gathering features updates from Osage Nation officials in Carlsbad

Date: Jan. 8, 2020

Photo caption: Group photo of attendees at the United Osages of Southern California meeting on Nov. 2. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Osage constituents ...

OMC to begin consultation process for Tribal Energy Resource Agreement

Date: Jan. 7, 2020

The Osage Minerals Council is taking a preliminary step toward potentially pursuing an energy agreement with the federal government.

At its Jan. 3 meeting, the ...

Congressional candidate filing period starts Feb. 4

Date: Jan. 6, 2020

Photo caption: Michelle Spotted Bear Hyatt was the final Osage to vote in the June 4, 2018, Osage Nation General Election. That day, 931 Osages ...

Congressional committee hires law firm to look into alleged misuse of health and education funds

Date: Dec. 30, 2019

It is no secret that Osage tribal members had unrestricted use of their Health Benefit Fund cards for the 2019 calendar year.  

The Congressional Affairs ...

Oklahoma’s Secretary of Native American Affairs resigns over gaming compact dispute

Date: Dec. 28, 2019

Photo caption: Lisa Billy, Chickasaw Nation, resigned as Gov. Kevin Stitt's Secretary of Native American Affairs on Dec. 23. Courtesy Photo/Chickasaw Nation

OKLAHOMA ...

Council works to improve timeliness of shareholder checks and prepares for county-wide EIS

Date: Dec. 26, 2019

Since multiple shareholders had to wait on fourth-quarter headright checks from the federal government this December, the Osage Minerals Council is trying to avoid a ...

New Health Benefit Plan cards ready for 2020 calendar year enrollment

Date: Dec. 23, 2019

Photo caption: The new health benefit cards issued by the Osage Nation are blue. Osage News

With the new year will come new health benefit ...