James Bigheart


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The Osage Chief grave here 1909 when the Osages came to live in Indian Ter. after the Civil War. Bigheart became chief and led in organizing the Osage nation under a written constitution. He had a trading post at Bigheart, now Barnsdall, and led in saving for the Osages by act of Congress in 1906 all mineral rights that brought them wealth in oil.


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Bigheart Cemetery on Hwy 11 south east side of Barnsdall, Oklahoma


36.555189, -96.151264
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