Legal

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 ...

Bill Mashunkashey Sr. honored by Osage County judge

Date: April 6, 2012

The Osage County District Court system surprised Osage elder Bill Mashunkashey Sr. March 30 with a citation of commendation for his work as a court ...

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 ...