National Geographic : 1915 Jan
Photo from C.J.Blanchard TYPICAL HOME OF FLATHEAD INDIANS ON THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION: MONTANA "The Osages are probably the wealthiest people in the world. The average wealth of the OsageIndian is$9,570.85, and 2,230 Osages each received approximately 657 acres of land as allotments. The average income of the Osages from oil and gas royalties is$690.89. For anaverage family of four this would make an annual income of approximately $2,700, to say nothing of the large income from the lands allotted tothem. Some few families have an income of $12,ooo per year" (see text, page 77).