Legal

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 ...

Eloise Cobell dies at 65

Date: Oct. 17, 2011

Elouise Cobell, an enrolled member of Montana's Blackfeet Tribe who led a 16-year landmark legal fight to get the federal government to pay an ...

Congress to issue report on July subpoena meetings during Tzi-Zho Session

Date: Sept. 1, 2011

The Second Osage Nation Congress is preparing to issue a report regarding the July subpoena interviews with Treasurer William Kemble and the Accounting Department staff ...

Congress subpoenas accounting staff, Treasurer on accounting practices

Date: Aug. 24, 2011

The Second Osage Nation Congress voted to subpoena Treasurer William Kemble, 10 accounting staffers, various documents and records to investigate tips about potential problems concerning ...

Osages tentatively settle with U.S. Government for $380 million

Date: Aug. 17, 2011

It could be a very good Christmas for Osage shareholders.

The Osage Trust Team announced today (Aug. 17) that they have made an agreement to ...

Change in command announced for ON Police Department

Date: July 18, 2011

On June 8, the Osage Nation Executive Branch announced a change in command for the Nation’s Police Department.

Police Lt. Nicholas “Nick” Williams has ...

U.S. Supreme Court declines Osage Nation Reservation status case

Date: June 27, 2011

The United States Supreme Court will not hear the Osage Nation’s appeal in the reservation status case, which ends the 11-year-old legal battle with ...

Federal Judge awards Nation $330.7 million in trust case

Date: Feb. 25, 2011

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims awarded the Osage Nation $330,735,185.55 in damages for breach of trust by the Bureau of ...