OSAGE NATION — On a crisp November morning, Teresa Bates Rutherford gazed at the construction site of her future home — her mind on her tax struggle with the state of Oklahoma. The trust land she is building on has passed down through generations of her family on the Osage Reservation, located in northeastern Oklahoma. […]
Author Archives: Joaqlin Estus
Joaqlin Estus, Tlingit, is a national correspondent for ICT (formerly Indian Country Today). Based in Anchorage, Alaska, she is a longtime journalist.