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After reading through an unassuming ledger he found in an archive, David Grann uncovered a story of a systematic murder campaign of the Osage, a Native American tribe from Oklahoma. The Osage’s land was atop an oil reserve, making them theoretically some of the wealthiest people on Earth. The ledger contained the names of white “guardians” who helped manage the fortune. However, there was an alarming number of reported deaths in the ledger, especially under certain guardians, suggesting that perhaps the “guardians” killed to take possession the Osage’s fortune. Read full article here

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