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Kenneth Bighorse Jr.:Candidate statement for 2022 Osage Minerals Council Election

Candidate statements and announcements are a free submission offered to candidates of the 2022 Osage Nation General Election.

By Kenneth Bighorse Jr.

I am Kenny Bighorse Jr. son of Kenny Bighorse Sr. & Toby (Brown) Bighorse. Oldest of 4 sons,

My brothers are Scott N., Toby Vann & Pete Sr. Proud father of 3 sons, Kenneth Shane & Andrew Dakota, Devon Christopher & 4 grandchildren.


BA Oklahoma University

1974 – 1978  


15 yrs. at General Motors

20 yrs. for Osage Nation Health & Wellness Centers

10 yrs.  BIA, Branch of Land Operations & Branch of Minerals

Osage Ceremonials:

* 40 plus yrs. of singer

* Head singer for 3 Osage Drum Keepers

My education, work experience, specifically my vast & in-depth knowledge of land & management, minerals, provides me with the experience & ability to work with, understand, listen & communicate with entities that are key to sustaining & growing the Osage Minerals Estate in a respectful & bountiful manner.

Knowledgeable as a Petroleum Engineer Technician (Gauger) gathering data, completing evaluations & lease inspections.

* Gauged & monitored the Oil production

* Enforced the 25 CFR & EPA regulations

* Inspected all leases & assisted Mineral Dept. Field functions

* Reading & Interpreting Maps & Aerial Photographs & Principals

* EPA level one surveys & Archeology surveys

* Assisted the Civil Engineering Technician with property & ponds surveys on restricted lands

It would be my honor to serve our Shareholders on the Osage Minerals Council as my great-grandfather, Andrew Bighorse, father Kenneth Sr., and Uncle Lawrence.

I appreciate your support and respectfully request your vote. 

Editor’s Note: Candidate statements and announcements are not edited by the Osage News. They are a free submission offered to candidates of the 2022 Osage Minerals Council Election.


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