Archives December 2019

2019 Year in Review

Date: Dec. 31, 2019

JANUARY

SCOTUS to consider Osage Wind case on Jan. 4

The U.S. Supreme Court will start 2019 by weighing whether to take up an ...

Congressional committee hires law firm to look into alleged misuse of health and education funds

Date: Dec. 30, 2019

It is no secret that Osage tribal members had unrestricted use of their Health Benefit Fund cards for the 2019 calendar year.  

The Congressional Affairs ...

Oklahoma’s Secretary of Native American Affairs resigns over gaming compact dispute

Date: Dec. 28, 2019

Photo caption: Lisa Billy, Chickasaw Nation, resigned as Gov. Kevin Stitt's Secretary of Native American Affairs on Dec. 23. Courtesy Photo/Chickasaw Nation

OKLAHOMA ...

Council works to improve timeliness of shareholder checks and prepares for county-wide EIS

Date: Dec. 26, 2019

Since multiple shareholders had to wait on fourth-quarter headright checks from the federal government this December, the Osage Minerals Council is trying to avoid a ...

New Health Benefit Plan cards ready for 2020 calendar year enrollment

Date: Dec. 23, 2019

Photo caption: The new health benefit cards issued by the Osage Nation are blue. Osage News

With the new year will come new health benefit ...

Lenora Christine Brave Obituary

Date: Dec. 23, 2019

Lenora Christine Brave passed from this life on December 17, 2019, at the age of 50 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Lenora was born on April 22 ...

ON Education Department to host 4th Annual Science Fair

Date: Dec. 19, 2019

The Osage Nation Education Department STEAM Program is hosting the 4th Annual Science Fair on Jan. 28-29 in collaboration with the Environmental and Natural Resources ...

Oklahoma tribes stand united and reject Gov. Stitt’s gaming compact extension

Date: Dec. 19, 2019

Photo caption: It will be business as usual at all seven locations of Osage Casinos on Jan. 1, 2020. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

TULSA, Okla ...

Jeff Giles Obituary

Date: Dec. 18, 2019

Jeff Giles, age 44, of Oaks, Oklahoma, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019.

Jeff was a former Police Officer in West Siloam Springs. Jeff was born ...

Osage Nation to consider action after TERA regulations published in Federal Register

Date: Dec. 18, 2019

The final version of the new Tribal Energy Resource Agreement regulations is out and the Osage Minerals Council is now on the clock.

“The Osage ...