Legal

Minerals Council files five-count complaint against Enel Green Power North America

Date: April 21, 2020

TULSA, Okla. — More than four years after its initial request, the Osage Minerals Council has been allowed to intervene in the Northern District of Oklahoma ...

Select Committee of Inquiry named to investigate Edwards

Date: April 7, 2020

Photo caption: Osage Nation Congresswoman Shannon Edwards (pictured) will be investigated by a Congressional Select Committee of Inquiry for allegations made against her. Courtesy Photo ...

Motions to investigate Congresswomen Pratt, Lemon and Stabler fail

Date: April 1, 2020

Caption: Motions to form Select Committees of Inquiry on the Rules and Ethics Committee members failed in Congress on April 1, 2020. Pictured from left ...

Gov. Stitt uses COVID-19 as a bargaining chip with tribal gaming compacts

Date: March 31, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — With casinos temporarily shuttered across Oklahoma due to COVID-19, attorneys for Gov. Kevin Stitt apparently attempted to reach a compact deal with some ...

Phone conference begins Hun-Kah Session; Edwards wants committee members investigated

Date: March 30, 2020

It was a relatively normal beginning day for the Osage Congressional Hun-Kah Session. Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear made his opening address, Speaker Joe Tillman ...

Congress lacks votes to call Special Session to form Select Committee of Inquiry

Date: March 6, 2020

Photo caption: The 6th Osage Nation Congress at work during the 2019 Tzi-Zho Session in the ON Capitol Building in downtown Pawhuska. CODY HAMMER/Osage ...

Rules and Ethics Committee amends motion to remove Edwards from Congress

Date: Feb. 28, 2020

Photo caption: The Congressional Rules and Ethics Committee meetings on Feb. 25. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

The Congressional Rules and Ethics Committee met again on ...

Osage Nation selected for TAP expansion for information sharing with national crime databases

Date: Feb. 26, 2020

The U.S. Department of Justice has selected 30 Native American tribes to participate in the expansion of the Tribal Access Program for National Crime ...

Congressional Rules and Ethics committee recommends special session for Edwards’ removal

Date: Feb. 25, 2020

Photo caption: The Congressional Rules and Ethics committee met on Feb. 25 to discuss possible ethics violations. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

The Congressional Rules and ...

Allegations arise after report of Congresswoman’s tribal judgeship are published

Date: Feb. 21, 2020

Photo caption: Yavapai-Apache Nation council members swore in Osage Nation Congresswoman Shannon L. Edwards in their council chambers on Aug. 6, 2019, to the position ...