Share |

Content about Faren Anderson

April 29, 2011

Policy asks Nation’s directors to refer all questions and suggestions from Osage Congress to Chief’s Office

In the words of Osage Congressman William “Kugee” Supernaw in his email newsletter, “GOOD GOLLY GRANNY!! IT’S ANOTHER GAG ORDER.”

A communication directive was emailed to the Nation’s directors April 25 by Senior Executive Advisor Faren Anderson that said, “all directives and requests from Congress members regarding departments be directed to Raymond Lasley, Executive Advisor of Programs, for assistance.”

As a director, who wished to remain anonymous, put it, “That’s a gag order.”

September 22, 2010

Office of the Chiefs budget approximately $214,000 higher than last budget filed for Gray administration

[Editor's Note: This story was updated for clarification purposes on Sept. 23.]

Principal Chief John Red Eagle’s budget for the Office of the Chiefs has been causing some friction between some members of Congress and his staff. His budget contains new job titles for appointed members and he is claiming “Executive Privilege” when asked to provide job descriptions.

April 20, 2010
Teresa Trumbly Lamsam selected as third Editorial Board member by McAuliffe and board member Robert Warrior
January 7, 2010
The Nation’s daycare workers will be the hardest hit if salaries rolled back to 2009 levels
October 27, 2009

Doors to congressional chambers dead bolted Tuesday while members of Congress discuss budgetary cuts

October 26, 2009

Members of Congress re-appropriate money to each board for funeral chapels .

Since the Five-Man boards of Hominy Indian Village and Grayhorse Indian Village didn’t use the money appropriated to them to build funeral chapels by the Osage Nation Congress in the 2009 fiscal year, the money reverted back to the Osage Nation treasury Sept. 30.

Congresswoman Faren Anderson and Congressman Doug Revard both re-introduced two new bills, ONCA 09-70 and ONCA 09-72, to provide the five-man board of Hominy $259,239 and the Grayhorse five-man board $259,027 to construct and furnish funeral chapels in their respective villages.