Government

Third ON Congress votes to change Hun-Kah Session start date

Date: Jan. 11, 2013

The 2013 Congressional Hun-Kah Session will commence one week later than usual starting March 25 after the Third Osage Nation Congress unanimously passed a bill ...

First round of Cobell settlement sent to Indian Country

Date: Dec. 21, 2012

The first round of settlement checks for the historical class-action case of Cobell v. Salazar have been mailed and are reportedly reaching Native Americans across ...

Osage Foundation’s Christmas Celebration a success

Date: Dec. 18, 2012

The Osage Nation Foundation hosted their first annual Osage Christmas Celebration Dec. 15 and it was a success.

“The event went well and we definitely ...

Third ON Congress passes resolution to borrow $10 million for master plan

Date: Dec. 14, 2012

The Osage Nation is one step closer to financing the first phase of construction for the long-awaited master plan for a new Osage campus. Once ...

Awardees for Community Challenge Grants announced

Date: Dec. 11, 2012

Seven community organizations received the Osage Nation Community Challenge Grant for 2012.

A total of $126,493 was awarded to organizations within Osage County. The ...

Chief Red Eagle issues executive order changing supervisory authority for ONPD

Date: Dec. 5, 2012

Osage Nation Principal Chief John Red Eagle issued an executive order removing Attorney General Jeff Jones’ supervisory authority of ON Police Chief Nick Williams. Williams ...

Final Steps announced on Cobell settlement and implementation

Date: Nov. 26, 2012

The Cobell class action lawsuit came to a close Nov. 24 when the period for appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court expired.

“I welcome ...

Jewell Purcell retires after 17 years of Osage Nation service

Date: Nov. 21, 2012

Longtime Osage Nation employee Jewell Purcell is enjoying some leisure time these days after retiring as Archives Department director.

Purcell retired her post on Oct ...

Third ON Congress to meet for third special session starting Dec. 3

Date: Nov. 15, 2012

The Third Osage Nation Congress will meet for its third Special Session starting Monday Dec. 3 in the Congressional Chambers with at least seven items ...

Remembering our Native Veterans on Veterans Day

Date: Nov. 12, 2012

Native Americans have been fighting in United States wars since before they were legal citizens.

According to Indian Country Today, roughly 12,000 Native Americans ...