Osage chief: Panel's action an overreach of power

PAWHUSKA — The Osage Nation principal chief has fired back at allegations made by a tribal congressional committee recommending his ouster, saying that the panel's actions were an overreach of power.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Modified: October 31, 2013 at 9:05 am •  Published: October 31, 2013

The committee has denied claims that Red Eagle was denied due process, saying he would have the opportunity to put on a defense if an impeachment trial is convened.

The Osage Congress convenes Nov. 14 to consider the report, a local newspaper reported Thursday

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