Government

UINOKT meeting brings updates and candidates running for office

Date: Oct. 22, 2018

TULSA, Okla. — With Oklahoma’s general election less than a month away, the ballot box was front and center at the fall quarterly meeting of ...

Osage Congress passes three LLC appropriations totaling $1.1 million

Date: Oct. 17, 2018

Before the 2018 Tzi-Zho Session ended, the Sixth Osage Nation Congress approved three economic development bills totaling $1.1 million to fund the Nation’s ...

ON Congress passes three-branch budgets for FY 2019

Date: Oct. 16, 2018

For the 2019 fiscal year, the Sixth Osage Nation Congress passed the government operating budgets before adjourning the 2018 Tzi-Zho Session on Sept. 28. The ...

Waller elected new Minerals Council chair after Harlan resigns

Date: Oct. 12, 2018

The Osage Minerals Council is under new leadership.

At a 15-minute special meeting on Oct. 12, the council voted 5-3 to name Everett Waller as ...

Judge Marvin Stepson reflects on a career of legal service in Indian Country

Date: Oct. 5, 2018

Photo caption: Judge Marvin Stepson retired in June as the Osage Nation’s first Trial Court Judge. Behind him is the Osage Nation Courthouse on ...

Congress to review Health Benefit Act; health card referred to as ‘medical per cap’

Date: Sept. 27, 2018

The Sixth Osage Nation Congress has appropriated $9.75 million for the Health Benefit Plan Fund for the upcoming year, the most money ever appropriated ...

Congress passes several appropriation bills for FY 2019 operations and grants

Date: Sept. 26, 2018

The Sixth Osage Nation Congress is approving appropriation bills as the Tzi-Zho Session stretches through September after consideration.

As of Sept. 21, the following appropriation ...

Sixth Osage Nation Congress dismisses Nowlin case

Date: Sept. 24, 2018

A lawsuit filed last year by the Fifth Osage Nation Congress against a Creek County couple has officially been dismissed.

The civil suit, filed in ...

Indian Country exempted from DOI reorganization

Date: Sept. 20, 2018

A proposed reorganization at the Department of Interior will go forward – but without three agencies that have an Osage County footprint.

During the Sept. 19 ...

Osage Congress approves $500,000 for burial assistance fund in FY 2019

Date: Sept. 18, 2018

For the 2019 fiscal year, the Sixth Osage Nation Congress appropriated $500,000 to the burial assistance fund, which provides monetary assistance to Osage families ...