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By John Klein
Tulsa World 

Osage Nation discovers unknown history in Jesuit Archives


PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) — The Osage Nation knew the Jesuits had some documents relating to the history of the tribe.

Delving into those papers has brought new revelations.

"It was so much more," Osage Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear told the Tula World ( ). "Many of the documents go to the unknown history of our tribe. It involves stories and legends that we did not know.

"This is very important to the Osage. This is our history. Now, we can fill in some of the unknown."

The Osage tribe, in conjunction with the Roman Catholic order of priests, has uncovered what Chief Stand...

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