Legal

ON tribal judge quashes 2011 Congressional subpoena seeking Treasurer emails

Date: March 5, 2012

An Osage Nation tribal court judge has quashed the 2011 Congressional subpoena served to former Treasurer William Kemble in which the Congress demanded six months ...

Osage Nation drops appeal in wind farm case

Date: Feb. 27, 2012

The Osage Nation, through the Osage Minerals Council, dropped its appeal of the wind farm trial verdict Feb. 22. The appeal was filed to prevent ...

Osage Nation files appeal in wind farm lawsuit

Date: Jan. 20, 2012

The Osage Nation has filed a notice of appeal in the wind farm lawsuit against the Missouri company planning the 94-turbine project near Burbank.

The ...

Members of Congress picked for investigative committee on Treasurer

Date: Jan. 18, 2012

Osage Nation Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Lohah has selected five ON Congress members to serve on a Select Committee of Inquiry to investigate allegations ...

Federal judge rules against Osage Nation in wind farm fight

Date: Dec. 16, 2011

Wind farms are on the horizon.

A federal judge declined the Osage Nation’s request to stop a proposed wind farm from construction in western ...

Wind farm trial opens with testimonies from both sides

Date: Dec. 15, 2011

TULSA, Okla. – There is much at stake in the legal battle between the Osage Nation and wind farm developer Wind Capital Group.

Day one of ...

Wind farm lawsuit trial set for U.S. District Court on Dec. 14

Date: Dec. 12, 2011

The legal debate over a proposed wind farm in western Osage County is scheduled for court starting Dec. 14 at the U.S. District Courthouse ...

Walter Echo-Hawk asks ON Congress to help expand TU Indian law program

Date: Dec. 5, 2011

A proposed University of Tulsa College of Law project is aiming to expand its Indian law program.

The Worcester Sovereignty Project, a program that seeks ...

Osage Trust Case Settlement disbursement date moved to Nov. 28

Date: Nov. 10, 2011

The Osage Trust Case Settlement disbursement date has been moved up. 

According to the Office of the Special Trustee, the settlement disbursement date is no ...

Osages celebrate Trust Settlement signing at the Smithsonian NMAI

Date: Nov. 3, 2011

WASHINGTON – The Oct. 21 ceremonial signing of the $380 million Osage Trust Settlement came to a poignant end with words of gratitude, praise and a ...