Legal

Minerals Council asks federal court for removal of wind turbines and monetary damages

Date: Aug. 6, 2020

Photo caption: Wind turbines dot the landscape on the way to Pawhuska on Highway 60. Osage News File Photo

TULSA — Despite COVID-related delays, a lawsuit ...

Former Osage LLC chairwoman being investigated by attorney general’s office

Date: July 30, 2020

Photo caption: Kay Bills takes her oath of office in 2017 to serve on the Osage LLC board of directors. Bills is currently under investigation ...

MMIW legislation stalls in Oklahoma legislature; advocates renew efforts

Date: July 17, 2020

Brenda Golden knew exactly what help she wanted from federal officials when it comes to addressing the rate of missing and murdered Indigenous people: more ...

Standing Bear: ‘Osage Nation needs the right situation’ to challenge reservation status

Date: July 9, 2020

With the U.S. Supreme Court ruling the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s reservation is still intact, what does this mean for the Osage Nation’s ...

SCOTUS rules Muscogee (Creek) Nation reservation never formally disestablished

Date: July 9, 2020

Photo caption: The U.S. Supreme Court. Photo courtesy of NPR

WASHINGTON — In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with the 10th ...

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 ...

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 ...

Judge grants preliminary injunctive relief; halts removal trial of Edwards

Date: June 19, 2020

Photo caption: A judge has granted Congresswoman Shannon Edwards’ request for a preliminary injunction, thus preventing the 6th Osage Nation Congress from proceeding with ...

Edwards files new case in ON Trial Court; Judge to hear oral arguments Wednesday

Date: June 16, 2020

Photo caption: The Osage Nation Trial Court is located in Pawhuska on the Nation's campus. Osage News File Photo

Osage Nation Trial Court Judge ...

OK legislature challenging Gov. Stitt over two tribal gaming compacts

Date: June 9, 2020

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

OKLAHOMA CITY — Pending an appearance in ...