Stan Crader

Author & Lecturer on Writing About Rural America

wyoming

Stihl in America Blog 12 – The Chief

Osage Indian_Citizenship_ActFour Osage men with U.S president Calvin Coolidge after signing the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924, which granted Indians across the country full citizenship for the first time.

Like most Native American tribes, the Osage suffered countless broken promises by the American government. However, unlike most tribes, by the time the Osage were forced to re-settle in Oklahoma, they had the financial wherewithal to purchase the ground upon which their reservation was located. Much of this wealth gained as a result of being paid by the federal government for the land they’d been forced to acquiesce in Missouri and… Continue reading

Follow Me

 Follow me on Twitter
 Connect on Facebook
 Amazon Author Page
 Connect on LinkedIn
 Circle Me on Google+
 Follow Me on YouTube

FREE Book for You!

Grab a FREE copy of my book, The Bridge
Blog Archive