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Standing Bear united with Osage Congress: gaming compacts renew on Jan. 1

Date: Nov. 8, 2019

Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear said a recent offer from Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter was not enough to show him or show the Osage ...

Nation settles 2015 lawsuit against former Osage LLC management

Date: Oct. 30, 2019

Photo caption: Carol Leese, who is the former Osage LLC CEO under former management, was one of the defendants named in the 2015 lawsuit. Courtesy ...

OIGA officials meet with Osage Congressional commerce committee

Date: Oct. 3, 2019

As Oklahoma tribes react to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s proposal to renegotiate the tribes’ gaming compacts, the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association met with tribal leaders ...

Osage Nation wins historic NAGPRA battle for Missouri remains

Date: Sept. 27, 2019

Photo caption: A Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee meeting in Washington, D.C., Oct. 17-19, 2018. Courtesy Photo/ONHPO

It’s been ...

Osage Nation joins fight against opioid crisis

Date: Sept. 24, 2019

Add the Osage Nation to the list of governments attempting to address the opioid crisis through litigation.

According to court records, the tribe has filed ...

Osage Nation Attorney General resigns after arrest

Date: Sept. 17, 2019

Photo caption: Holli Wells has resigned as the Osage Nation's Attorney General following an arrest for DUI. She is shown in this photo after ...

Four Osages file new oil and gas mismanagement case in federal court

Date: Sept. 4, 2019

WASHINGTON — Claiming federal mismanagement of oil and gas royalties, a group of Osage shareholders has filed a proposed class-action lawsuit with the U.S. Court ...

Osage Congress to consider resolution rejecting Gov. Stitt’s proposal

Date: Aug. 19, 2019

The Sixth Osage Nation Congress will consider a resolution to reject Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt’s claim that the gaming compact between the Osage Nation ...

Tribes win in federal appeals court against FCC

Date: Aug. 9, 2019

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has determined that the Federal Communications Commission’s attempt to deregulate small cell phone deployments – and leave tribes out of ...

Lawsuit over 2018 Minerals Council election results stalls

Date: July 16, 2019

TULSA, Okla. — Citing the tribe’s sovereignty and ability to conduct its own elections, attorneys with the Department of Justice are seeking to have a ...