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August 1, 2013

Southern California Osages gather for meeting focused on culture, history in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD, Calif. – The United Osages of Southern California hosted its annual spring meeting for West Coast Osages on May 18 where attendees gathered to learn about the tribe’s culture and history from Osage Nation department guest speakers.

December 19, 2012

Osage constituents, members of the Osage Congress and Osage departmental directors attended the Association of New Mexico Osages met in Albuquerque Dec. 8

The Association of New Mexico Osages held their second formal meeting in Albuquerque, N.M., Dec. 8, to focus on the Osage culture and voting issues.

The association’s first meeting was held in May, prompted by the June general election, in which seven of the 34 candidates attended. Attendees of the May meeting wanted to follow up issues discussed and also wanted to focus on culture and the Osage language.

December 14, 2012

Congress votes 6-6 with Assistant Principal Chief BigHorse voting “yes” to break tie; Resolution requires Congressional approval for any sovereign immunity waiver

The Osage Nation is one step closer to financing the first phase of construction for the long-awaited master plan for a new Osage campus. Once building starts, construction is expected to take two years on the first of three building phases.

July 25, 2012

Rose "Sudie" Clevenger celebrated her 105th birthday on Tuesday, July 10, making her the oldest living Osage.

Rose "Sudie" Clevenger celebrated her 105th birthday on Tuesday, July 10, making her the oldest living Osage.

August 24, 2011

Congress calls for a 10th Special Session to hold the subpoena interviews

The Second Osage Nation Congress voted to subpoena Treasurer William Kemble, 10 accounting staffers, various documents and records to investigate tips about potential problems concerning the Nation’s accounting practices.

A motion to issue the subpoenas unanimously passed during the Ninth Special Session held July 5 after Congressman Raymond Red Corn noted the Congress received reports from “multiple sources” about collateralization and transfer of money issues “in rather inexplicable ways and possible relaxation of controls.”

March 17, 2011

BigHorse also recognized by Tulsa City Council and Christian Minister’s Alliance

Assistant Principal Chief Scott BigHorse is getting a lot of accolades these days.

BigHorse was recently commended by the Oklahoma House of Representatives for “being such an inspiration to all who know him, as his generosity and unselfish nature have allowed him to give numerous contributions of time, skill and efforts to his tribe and the community,” according to the citation presented by State Representative Seneca Scott.

February 25, 2011

Red Eagle: ‘I want to express my sincere appreciation for everyone’s concern and their prayers’

After undergoing a ‘small emergency surgery’ Feb. 24, Principal Chief John Red Eagle is back at work and feeling fine.

“I want to express my sincere appreciation for everyone’s concern and their prayers after hearing that I had a medical problem. Perhaps I alarmed everyone unnecessarily,” Red Eagle said. “Thankfully, it was not serious and I returned to the office today. Again, I want to thank everyone for their prayers.”

February 24, 2011

Red Eagle said he will return to work within the next few days

Principal Chief John Red Eagle is to undergo a ‘small emergency surgery’ according to Assistant Principal Chief Scott BigHorse who asked for people to keep Red Eagle in their prayers during today’s Congressional Special Session.

BigHorse announced that Red Eagle is diabetic and that the surgery is related.

The Chief’s Office released a statement that said Red Eagle is indeed under a doctor’s care but the situation is not serious and the surgery will be an outpatient procedure.

January 28, 2011

Jones is the first AG in the history of the new tribal government

Jeff S. Jones took the oath of office Jan. 4 as the Osage Nation’s first ever Attorney General.

He was sworn into office by ON Chief Justice Charles Lohah at the tribal courthouse in Pawhuska in front of friends, family and elected and appointed officials from the executive and legislative branches.

After being sworn in, a smiling Jones said, “I’ll just say I’m excited to be here. I appreciate the opportunity the tribe has offered me. I plan to be here a long time.”

September 22, 2010

The Osage Nation Counseling Center will be having events throughout the month of October

[Editor's Note: This story was edited for clarification.]

Osage Nation Principal Chief John Red Eagle and Assistant Principal Chief Scott BigHorse signed a proclamation Monday declaring the month of October Domestic Violence Awareness Month for the Osage Nation.

August 12, 2010

Health board slated to sunset at end of September, needs new legislation bill

The Osage Nation Health and Wellness Advisory Board is planning to meet with government officials to discuss legislation which will lengthen its life. It’s slated to sunset at the end of September.