Legal

Pandemic and illness causes continuation of Lintner case to February 2021

Date: Nov. 18, 2020

The membership removal case of Osage Nation vs. Reta Marie Lintner has been continued to February 2021, mostly in part to COVID-19.

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AG says power to revise or modify a removal lies with the Osage People, not Congress

Date: Nov. 10, 2020

Photo caption: The Osage Nation Tribal Courthouse in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Osage News File Photo

Toward the end of the Tzi-Zho Session in September, Congressman Joe ...

Osage weaver shares story of retrieving stolen, pawned cultural items

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Photo caption: Men’s streamers are made from Osage yarnwork, a specific skill that requires a handwoven technique. Men’s streamers can range in price ...

Final documents signed placing Pawhuska, Bartlesville lands in trust for gaming expansion

Date: Oct. 19, 2020

Photo caption: On Sept. 21, Osage Nation gaming and federal officials joined Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear at the Executive Branch office in Pawhuska to ...

Pawhuska Public Schools named in Epic Charter School audit findings

Date: Oct. 14, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma charter school’s brief dealings with an Osage County school district are among the red flags raised in a new audit ...

U.S. Attorney adding prosecutors to handle growing caseload

Date: Oct. 1, 2020

TAHLEQUAH — Citing an increased caseload, two of Oklahoma’s U.S. Attorney’s Offices will be getting additional funding to bring on additional prosecutors.

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Motion to reinstate John D. Red Eagle prompts request for Attorney General opinion

Date: Sept. 25, 2020

Photo caption: The 7th Osage Nation Congress meets electronically via GoToMeeting on Sept. 25, 2020. Screenshot/Osage News

Congressman Joe Tillman wants to reverse the ...

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 ...

Minerals Council asks federal court for removal of wind turbines and monetary damages

Date: Aug. 6, 2020

Photo caption: Wind turbines dot the landscape on the way to Pawhuska on Highway 60. Osage News File Photo

TULSA — Despite COVID-related delays, a lawsuit ...

Former Osage LLC chairwoman being investigated by attorney general’s office

Date: July 30, 2020

Photo caption: Kay Bills takes her oath of office in 2017 to serve on the Osage LLC board of directors. Bills is currently under investigation ...