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Osage Indians Were the Richest People on Earth. Then, Bodies

FBI's first big murder mystery, on the plains of Oklahoma

(Newser) - In the late 1870s, the Osage Nation was displaced from its Kansas roots and moved to an Oklahoma reservation—land that turned out to be sitting on an oil goldmine. As told in David Grann's piece for the New Yorker (an excerpt from his upcoming book, Killers of the ... More »

US to Pay Indian Tribes $1B Over Mismanagement

Some disputes over land, resources more than 100 years old

(Newser) - The White House has settled with 41 Indian tribes to the tune of $1.023 billion in disputes over the federal mismanagement of trust funds and resources, reports Indian Country . Some of the disputes are more than 100 years old. It's among the largest financial settlements to Indian tribes... More »

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