Government

Pawhuska Village Committee members approve design plans for new Wakon Iron and chapel buildings

Date: Sept. 4, 2020

Osage Nation officials, including the Pawhuska Indian Village Committee, received a preview of design plans for a new larger Wakon Iron Community Building and chapel ...

ONPD K9 Unit helps apprehend three suspects after high-speed chase

Date: Sept. 2, 2020

Photo caption: Given to the Osage Nation Police Department in 2015, Arc is the ONPD's narcotics dog and was instrumental in apprehending three suspects ...

Congress approves resolution authorizing Chief to negotiate updated gaming compact with state

Date: Sept. 2, 2020

With two recently decided court decisions impacting Oklahoma’s Indian Country, efforts for the Osage Nation to negotiate an updated gaming compact could start soon ...

Congress approves FY 2021 projected revenue at $56.1 million

Date: Sept. 1, 2020

For the 2021 fiscal year, the Osage Nation government is expecting to receive $56.1 million in projected revenue, which will be used for considering ...

ON officials and U.S. Attorney’s Office collaborating on missing and murdered tribal citizen cases

Date: Aug. 28, 2020

Photo caption: Trent Shores, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, speaks with Osage Nation officials and law enforcement about Operation Lady Justice ...

Executive Branch provides update to Congress on CARES Act spending

Date: Aug. 27, 2020

Photo caption: Pre-existing bison fencing on the Osage Nation Ranch is insufficient for the amount of bison the Nation plans to bring to the ranch ...

Seventh ON Congress passes eight legislative items in August special session

Date: Aug. 23, 2020

The Seventh Osage Nation Congress met for its second special session Aug. 5-11 and approved eight legislative bills and resolutions up for consideration.

Principal Chief ...

Oklahomans adjust to Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s judiciary system

Date: Aug. 17, 2020

Photo caption: A map shows the 1866 boundaries of the Five Civilized Tribes. Courtesy Photo/McGirt Court Records

TULSA — Even in a post-McGirt world, having ...

Missing and Murdered Native Americans Cold Case offices established in Indian Country

Date: Aug. 12, 2020

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The Twin Cities is home to the country’s first federally-funded office solely set up to address cold cases in Indian Country. 

On ...

Grayhorse Broadband Project stalls, assessments and appraisals still needed

Date: Aug. 7, 2020

Despite the pandemic, work is still underway to bring high-speed internet to Grayhorse and Bowring area residents.

On July 20, Osage LLC Chairman Frank Freeman ...