Tag Archives: Native American Culture

Happy Native American Day

Sometimes as I write the name of my home state, I remember its etymology. Nebraska originated from the Oto People, it means “flat water”. The first recorded use of the name was John Fremont’s 1842 reference to “Nebraska” as the … Continue reading

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Thinking About Yellowstone

On March 1, 1872, the United States innaugurated the world’s very first national park. National park status was debated earlier that year before the US Congress voted to set aside over a million acres of public land located mostly in … Continue reading

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Save The Bison

Wildlife conservation and concern about the environment aren’t the relative latecomers to activism that many of us imagine.   There have been pockets of concerned citizens who have made it their missions to preserve the native creatures of our homeland. One … Continue reading

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