Archives June 2020

Inaugural Indigenous Screenwriting List to highlight Indigenous screenwriters

Date: June 30, 2020

Indigenous screenwriters are about to get a big boost in their careers.

IllumiNative, the Sundance Institute, and The Black List have collaborated for the Inaugural ...

Ninth Special Session canceled; Congress moves forward

Date: June 30, 2020

The Ninth Special Session that was scheduled to begin on June 23 for the purpose of holding a removal trial for Congresswoman Shannon Edwards was ...

2020 Osage Nation General Election results certified

Date: June 30, 2020

The Wahzhazhe Elections Board certified the results of the June 1 Osage Nation General Election, which included the Congressional race for six seats and two ...

Osage Nation lays off 45 workers due to low revenue stream

Date: June 29, 2020

The Osage Nation has notified 45 employees they will no longer have a job after July 6.

Due to a grim financial forecast for the ...

DOI publishes approval for Otoe-Missouria and Comanche gaming compacts

Date: June 29, 2020

Photo caption: The Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe signed new gaming compacts with Gov. Kevin Stitt. KTUL Channel 8

Despite pending lawsuits in both state ...

COVID-19 Update as of June 27, 2020

Date: June 27, 2020

The Osage News is providing a weekly summary of COVID-19 data compiled by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

According to the OSDH, Oklahoma has ...

Governor declines to roll back state’s re-opening despite uptick in cases

Date: June 26, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — Despite a surge in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Kevin Stitt has no plans to roll back Oklahoma’s re-opening plans.

“Closing down the economy ...

Sovereign Community School to continue classes in the fall; adds a grade

Date: June 25, 2020

Photo caption: The Sovereign Community School is located in Oklahoma City and is seeing an increase in enrollment for the upcoming school year. Courtesy Photo ...

Exec discusses plans, priorities for WELA and Daposka Ahnkodapi

Date: June 24, 2020

Photo caption: The Head Start building in Pawhuska will be used for the Osage Nation's Immersion School, Daposka Ahnkodapi, for the 2020-2021 school year ...

Grant opportunity announced for tribes from business development institute

Date: June 24, 2020

The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development program is soliciting for applications for its Native American Business Development Institute grant program.

According to a ...