The Osage People Grew Rich From Oil. Then Members Of The Tribe Were Mysteriously Murdered

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Image: Raymond Red Corn via Atlas Obscura

It’s the early 1920s in northeast Oklahoma, and the Osage people are enjoying the trappings of their unusual wealth. Rich from oil, the Osage live in mansions, keep white servants and drive the latest automobiles. But then the members of the tribe start dying in mysterious circumstances, sparking a scandal that still haunts the community to this day.

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