Osage Nation members react to 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

The article discusses the reaction of members of the Osage Nation to the movie "Killers of the Flower Moon." The movie, directed by Martin Scorsese, tells the story of the Osage tribe members who were killed following the discovery of oil on their land in Oklahoma. With the assistance of the Osage community, the filmmakers worked closely to accurately portray the story. Over 44 roles were filled by Osage actors, and Osage artisans were employed behind the scenes. Members of the Osage Nation expressed their appreciation for the filmmakers' approach, stating that they felt listened to and included in the process. The movie's impact on the Osage community has been significant, as it brings attention to a dark part of their history. Osage individuals hope that the film will inspire younger generations to speak about their history and be proud of their heritage. While the movie focuses on the characters of Ernest and Mollie Burkhart, some members of the Osage Nation expressed a desire for the story to be told from Mollie's perspective. Nonetheless, the film has started important conversations and has shed light on the atrocities committed against the Osage tribe.