Katrina Gulliver

Shame and scandal in the American west

David Gramm reveals how, well into the 20th century, Native Americans were being hounded to death for their mineral wealth

In the early 1920s, while the United States was entering its crazed phase of prohibition and prosperity, a group of Native Americans had also just struck it rich. The Osage were a tribe who had been driven west (like others), and had settled in a rocky region of northwest Oklahoma.

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