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Jim Gray seeks re-election as Osage Nation chief

Jim Gray, the first-time chief of the Osage Nation of Oklahoma, has filed for re-election.

Gray, a former newspaper publisher, was elected in June 2003. At the time, he was a newcomer to tribal politics.

Since then, the tribe has undergone some significant changes, including the passage of a law to reaffirm the tribe's sovereignty, the adoption of a new constitution and the expansion of its gaming enterprise.

Gray faces four others in the June 5 election. Also up for grabs are an assistant chief, a total of 10 congressional seats and a nine seats on the minerals council.

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Osage chief seeks re-election (The Oklahoman 4/18)

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