Legal

ON Attorney General opinion sought on questions of potential conflict of interest

Date: July 24, 2018

Photo caption: Osage Minerals Councilman Paul Revard shares his thoughts on the campaign trail on April 21 at the United Osages of Southern California spring ...

Federal jurisdiction over tribes still makes marijuana illegal in Indian Country

Date: July 6, 2018

Many Osage tribal members are confused after the Osage Nation Police Department issued a statement that said marijuana is still illegal in Indian Country. Since ...

FCC to reconsider allowing wireless companies to forego tribal consultation

Date: July 5, 2018

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission is asking a federal court to put a temporary hold on proceedings while it reconsiders an order drawing ire from ...

Osage Congress approves of agent to assess Tallgrass and Osage LLCs

Date: July 5, 2018

Photo Caption: Osage Nation Attorney General Holli Wells answers questions from the Fifth Osage Nation Congress as to the legal ramifications to the Nation if ...

Seven Oklahoma tribes push back on FCC order

Date: May 31, 2018

Seven Oklahoma tribes are pushing back against an order from the Federal Communications Commission that they claim ignores consultation requirements.

On May 14, the Osage ...

Osage Congress to consider the dissolution of Osage LLC and Tallgrass LLC

Date: May 18, 2018

The Fifth Osage Nation Congress has called itself into a 12th Special Session to consider the dissolution of the Osage LLC and Tallgrass Economic ...

U.S. Supreme Court invites Solicitor General to submit brief in Osage Wind case

Date: May 14, 2018

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court is one step closer to hearing oral arguments in a challenge to a 10th Circuit Court ruling stemming from ...

Reece brothers case postponed until Sept. 11

Date: May 3, 2018

Photo Caption: Rick Holt, a Pawhuska oilman, cowboy, and friend to the Osage, was murdered in 2015 by Jeremy and Tyler Reece. Jurisdictional questions of ...

Tenth Circuit dismisses Donelson case due to insufficient standing

Date: April 24, 2018

DENVER — The 10th Circuit Court has upheld the dismissal of a class action lawsuit against the Bureau of Indian Affairs and almost 30 Osage County ...

Minerals Council set to fight latest wind farm project slated for Osage County

Date: April 23, 2018

The Osage Minerals Council is pushing back against an attempt by a Chicago-based energy company to set up a wind farm in Osage County.

On ...