Bloodland: A Family Story of Oil, Greed and Murder on the Osage Reservation

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Council Oak Books, 1994 - History - 341 pages
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Journalist Dennis McAuliffe, Jr. opens old family wounds and ultimately exposes a widespread murder conspiracy and shameful episode in American history.
 

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Reading the history of Native American - European-American relationships (among other things), I have given up the idea that there is any bottom to the depths of human depravity. Here we have another ... Read full review

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When Washington Post writer McAuliffe discovered that his Osage Indian grandmother actually died of a gunshot wound, and not kidney disease as he has always been told, he began to wonder about his ... Read full review

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Contents

Prologue
3
DANCES WITH AWARENESS
7
Chapter One
9
Chapter Two
26
Chapter Three
38
Chapter Four
49
BODIES OF EVIDENCE
77
Chapter Five
79
Chapter Eight
168
TRIBUTES TO A VANISHING RACE
201
Chapter Nine
203
Chapter Ten
238
Chapter Eleven
276
Epilogue
299
Afterword
305
Ackknowledgments
310

Chapter Six
99
MANIFOLD DESTINY
129
Chapter Seven
131
Notes
313
About the Author
342

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About the author (1994)

McAuliffe is an accomplished writer and Assistant Foreign Affairs Editor for the Washington Post. McAuliffe is currently on a leave of absence to teach journalism at the University of Montana. He is an enrolled member of the Osage tribe.

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