Thoughts & Things

W&C: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

‘Some day this oil will go and there will be no more fat checks every few months from the Great White Father.’ A chief of the Osage said in 1928. ‘There’ll be no fine motor cars and new clothes. Then I know my people will be happier.’ p. 26 Before the nitty gritty of this […]

Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson

I wanted to immerse myself and be preoccupied with nothing Sequoyah, pg. 58 With his single mother in jail, Sequoyah, a fifteen-year-old Cherokee boy, is placed in foster care with the Troutt family, Literally and figuratively scarred by his mother’s years of substance abuse, Sequoyah keeps mostly to himself, living with his emotions pressed deep […]