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Missouri: Osage tribe may buy St. Louis ancestral mound

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The last couple of hundred years have been cruel to Sugar Loaf Mound. Quarrying nearly destroyed it in the 1800s; construction of Interstate 55 further scarred it in the 1960s. Now, as preservationists strive to save the city’s sole surviving Indian mound, they’ve found a natural ally: the descendants of its ancient builders, the Osage tribe of Oklahoma.