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By Charles H. Red Corn

At the flip of the 20 th century, the Osage Indians owned Oklahoma’s Most worthy oil reserves and have become individuals of the world’s first filthy rich oil inhabitants. Osage teenagers and grandchildren persisted to recognize the outdated customs and methods, yet now in addition they had lives of relaxation: paying for huge houses, pricey vehicles, consuming in fancy eating places, and touring to far flung locations. within the Nineteen Twenties, in addition they chanced on themselves immersed in a chain of murders. Charles H. crimson Corn units A Pipe for February by contrast turbulent, exhilarating background.

Tracing the reports of John Grayeagle, the story’s major personality, pink Corn describes the Osage murders from the point of view of a standard Osage. different books at the infamous crimes have desirous about the greed of presidency officers and businessmen to extend their oil wealth. crimson Corn makes a speciality of the nature of the Osage humans, drawing on his personal stories and insights as a member of the Osage Tribe.

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The lantern hung on a pole by the loading chute and lit a sign on the loading pens that identified Onapah to the train engineers. The still darkness had a definite chill, and riding down the hill I saw Cloud squat near the fire and pour coffee, and another cup of coffee seemed like a good idea. Slowly and with some effort Cloud got back to his feet. Cloud’s full name is Jackson White Cloud, but everyone around Osage Country calls him Cloud. He is a Sioux, so that makes him a cousin of sorts to Osages.

I wanted to rent a cabin in the mountains but Molly and Ted call that roughing it so we stayed at the Antlers Hotel. That was not roughing it. The music was good, mostly ragtime. Molly likes music probably more than Ted and I do. The food at the Antlers was excellent. All of our rooms were on the west side and gave a good view of Pike’s Peak. A snowstorm moved in the first day and the hotel offered just about anything we would want and there was no good reason for Molly and Ted to leave the hotel.

I wanted to rent a cabin in the mountains but Molly and Ted call that roughing it so we stayed at the Antlers Hotel. That was not roughing it. The music was good, mostly ragtime. Molly likes music probably more than Ted and I do. The food at the Antlers was excellent. All of our rooms were on the west side and gave a good view of Pike’s Peak. A snowstorm moved in the first day and the hotel offered just about anything we would want and there was no good reason for Molly and Ted to leave the hotel.

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