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Goingsnake Tragedy 150 Years Later


In April, 1872 what is believed to be the deadliest civilian gunbattle in American history took place in what is now eastern Oklahoma. Next month the United States Marshals Museum will host a two-day symposium about the Goingsnake Tragedy and the issues of sovereignty still discussed 150 years later.

Kyle Kellams has been the news director at KUAF for 25 years and has been producing Ozarks at Large (first as a weekly, then as a daily program) since March, 1990.