Library Book Club » Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
In the 1920s, the Osage found themselves in a unique position among Native Americans tribes. As other tribal lands were parceled out in an effort by the government to encourage dissolution and assimilation of both lands and culture, the Osage negotiated to maintain the mineral rights for their corner of Oklahoma, creating a kind of “underground reservation.” Soon countless oil rigs punctured the dusty landscape, making the Osage very rich. And that’s when they started dying. A riveting true story.
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