Legal

Nation increases salary for Treasurer appointment, but still no takers

Date: Jan. 14, 2022

The Osage Nation's Treasury Department is housed in the Law Building on the Nation's campus in Pawhuska. Osage News File Photo

The Osage ...

In wake of McGirt, Osage Nation maintains argument for its reservation status

Date: Jan. 11, 2022

Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear maintains the Osage Reservation was never disestablished. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

The Osage Nation is quietly pressing the case that ...

Longtime Pawnee/Osage CASA director announces retirement

Date: Jan. 7, 2022

Helen Echohawk Norris, who over the years has tirelessly worked to keep the Pawnee/Osage Court Appointed Special Advocates program operating, has announced her retirement ...

Osage Wind LLC pushes back in lawsuit with OMC and U.S. government

Date: Jan. 5, 2022

Osage Wind LLC and its parent companies pushed back again in the long-standing suit with the Osage Minerals Council and the United States. In November ...

Twenty acres and why NARF fought for the Osage Nation

Date: Oct. 15, 2021

The Native American Rights Fund recently signed over 20 acres of land in Missouri to the Osage Nation. Courtesy Photo/NARF

The Native American Rights ...

Standing Bear: ‘The Osage Reservation remains intact’

Date: July 16, 2021

Photo caption: The Osage Nation has reasserted its claim to its reservation status in the case Louis R. Young v. State of Oklahoma. Courtesy Photo ...

ON Attorney General drops ethics complaint against former Osage LLC Chairwoman

Date: April 6, 2021

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 ...

Pawhuska Village committee files ethics complaint for nonpayment of restitution

Date: Jan. 14, 2021

Photo caption: The ON Attorney General's office is located on the second floor of the Osage Nation Law Building in Pawhuska. Osage News

The ...

Federal judge denies use of state law in wind companies arguments

Date: Jan. 13, 2021

TULSA — A federal judge has denied an attempt by Enel Green Power North America to use state law as a defense in ongoing litigation over ...

Fletcher case dismissed by federal judge

Date: Jan. 7, 2021

A federal court has denied a request for class action status and dismissed the newest incarnation of litigation from William Fletcher and a group of ...