Legal

No updates yet in Pawhuska village investigation

Date: March 22, 2013

As of March 22, Osage Nation Attorney General Jeff Jones said he had no updates to report regarding the federal and tribal law enforcement investigations ...

Osage Congress subpoenas Rod Hartness contract

Date: March 14, 2013

Despite an open records request and a letter from the Third Osage Nation Congress, Osage Nation Principal Chief John Red Eagle is not handing over ...

Philip Tinker to host lecture series at Cultural Center

Date: March 12, 2013

Philip Tinker, an Osage attorney and member of the Deer Clan, will be presenting a lecture, “A Move to Another Country: Nation building and the ...

FBI may conduct interviews in Pawhuska village investigation

Date: Feb. 22, 2013

The Federal Bureau of Investigation may conduct interviews before completing its investigation into the former Pawhuska Indian Village Five-Man Board activities, according to Osage Nation ...

Taxes on Osage settlement come to forefront after shareholder receives refund

Date: Jan. 18, 2013

An Osage shareholder of non-restricted status received a refund on the taxes she paid in 2011 for the Osage Trust Case Settlement. It has many ...

BIA Osage Agency superintendent on leave

Date: Jan. 15, 2013

The BIA Osage Agency has a new acting superintendent and no one is saying why, on the record.

Rhonda Loftin will be filling in for ...

FBI wrapping up Pawhuska village investigation

Date: Jan. 13, 2013

Federal and Osage Nation law enforcement authorities are wrapping their investigations into the former Pawhuska Indian Village Five-Man Board activities this month, according to ON ...

Cobell settlement checks being deposited to IIM accounts for Osages

Date: Dec. 27, 2012

Osages all over the United States were confused and some outraged that they didn’t get their Cobell settlement checks before Christmas. 

But according to ...

FBI investigating former Pawhuska Five-Man Board

Date: Dec. 2, 2012

An investigation by tribal and federal authorities is ongoing to examine the former Pawhuska Indian Village Five-Man Board activities after an Osage Nation Congressional audit ...

Court appointed advocates program now in Osage Nation Trial Court

Date: Nov. 27, 2012

Nikki Lorenzo’s workday depends on the needs of children at the heart of abuse and neglect. Children lost in the system of both state ...