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Osage Nation holds inauguration for new chief and other leaders

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Geoffrey Standing Bear, the new principal chief of the Osage Nation of Oklahoma. Photo © Osage News

The Osage Nation of Oklahoma held an inauguration ceremony on Wednesday.

Geoffrey Standing Bear took the oath of office as principal chief and Raymond Red Corn was sworn in as assistant chief. Both were elected last month.

"We will be diligent in our awareness and our service to the Osage people," said Standing Bear, an attorney, Bartlesville Radio reported.

The tribe also sworn in its minerals council on Tuesday.

Get the Story:
Osage Nation inaugurates new chief (FOX23 7/2)
Osage Nation Inaugurates New Principal Chief (Bartlesville Radio 7/2)
Osage Nation Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear Takes Office (News on 6 7/2)
Pawhuska attorney Geoffrey Standing Bear takes office as Osage principal chief (The Tulsa World 7/3)

Related Stories:
Osage Nation elects Geoffrey Standing Bear as principal chief (06/03)
Osage Nation heads to polls to choose chief and assistant chief (6/2)


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