Government

Cobell settlement approved Monday

Date: June 22, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday approved a $3.4 billion settlement over mismanaged Indian royalties in a case that represents the largest class-action ...

ON Election Board destroys ballots from the June 2010 general election

Date: June 20, 2011

No rubber bands were harmed when the Osage Nation Election Board Office destroyed hundreds of paper ballots cast during last summer’s general election.

On ...

Chief Red Eagle not in favor of Wind farms

Date: June 15, 2011

The Osage Nation, largely left out of discussions regarding commercial wind farms planned west of Pawhuska, is taking a stand against them.

On Monday, Principal ...

Congress subpoenas Executive Branch officials for questions on tax documents

Date: June 8, 2011

The Second Osage Nation Congress issued two subpoenas for the Nation’s Treasurer and Human Resources director to appear before the Congressional Affairs Committee regarding ...

Chief Red Eagle issues ‘gag order’ on Nation’s directors

Date: April 29, 2011

In the words of Osage Congressman William “Kugee” Supernaw in his email newsletter, “GOOD GOLLY GRANNY!! IT’S ANOTHER GAG ORDER.”

A communication directive was ...

Chief Red Eagle vetoes tax law amendment

Date: April 27, 2011

Osage Nation Principal Chief John Red Eagle vetoed two bills less than 24 hours before the ON Congress wrapped the 2011 Hun-Kah Session. Congress unsuccessfully ...

ON Election Board confirmed by Congress

Date: April 21, 2011

The Second Osage Nation Congress confirmed three Osages who will sit on the Election Board, as well as one alternate board member during the April ...

Nation to build storm shelters where Osages live, gather

Date: April 20, 2011

The Second Osage Nation Congress unanimously passed a bill during the Hun-Kah Session to build community storm shelters for Osage citizens and tribal government employees ...

Jerri Jean Branstetter elected Speaker for a second consecutive year

Date: April 18, 2011

Before adjourning the 2011 Hun-Kah Session on April 15, the Second Osage Nation Congress selected Jerri Jean Branstetter for a second year as Speaker. The ...

ON officials rub elbows with college basketball greats

Date: April 15, 2011

Eight Osage Nation officials and a family member attended the inaugural 2011 Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year Awards held at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel ...