Legal

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 ...

Dates set for Nation’s first jury trial in Osage Nation vs. Reta Marie Lintner

Date: May 16, 2019

The dates are set for the Osage Nation’s first jury trial and the case is Osage Nation vs. Reta Marie Lintner, a question of ...

Settlement may be reached in Osage Nation vs. Susan Forman

Date: May 6, 2019

Photo caption: Osage Minerals Councilwomen Marsha Harlan and Margo Gray leave the Osage Nation Courthouse on May 1. Harlan said she will appeal any final ...

Osage Congresswoman helps tribal courts with skills trainings

Date: April 10, 2019

Photo caption: Trainers and Participants of the Tribal Court Trial Advocacy Skills Training at the Tule River Tribal Court. Front row, L to R: OJ ...

Luis Octavio Frias sentenced to life in prison for murdering victim’s advocate

Date: April 8, 2019

Photo caption: Janett Reyna helped more than 60 victims in the Ponca City area during her first year with the Ponca Tribe’s domestic violence ...

Lintner case delves into history of Osage membership

Date: April 4, 2019

Reta Marie Lintner’s ancestors and family have been trying to prove they are Osage citizens since 1907. As the three-year-old case unfolds, the details ...

Preliminary hearing date set for man who stabbed wife in front of children

Date: April 3, 2019

NEWKIRK, Okla. — A preliminary hearing is now set for the man accused of stabbing the Ponca Tribe’s domestic violence coordinator more than 40 times ...

AG’s office issues two opinions concerning current Osage law

Date: March 27, 2019

First Assistant Attorney General Clint Patterson issued two opinions in February concerning the Executive Branch and Legislative Branch. The two opinions deal with issues that ...