Episode 126: Oil Royalties: a Brief History of the Osage Nation Oil Boom

1h 11m | Oct 21, 2023

*DISCLAIMER* Please visit the Osage Nations website for more information about their history and culture.

On today's tour, we join our tour guides, Xan and Joe, as they go over a brief history of the Osage nation, covering their discovery of petroleum on their reservation, as well as their tumultuous history with settlers and the United States government looking to take advantage of their situation. All of which lead to the real events covered in the book by David Grann, and now film by Martin Scorsese, Killers of the Flower Moon.

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