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This guide to the Omaha Nation's past will help shape future discussions and teachings, Merrick and Morris agreed. The discussion, according to Seyerl, will go both ways as an outgrowth of the La Flesche exhibit in Berlin will involve a connection between the Humboldt Forum and the Nebraska Indian ...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sweden for a two-day visit as he kicks off a trip that also will take him to Britain. Modi landed Monday at Stockholm Arlanda Airport accompanied by a business delegation. He is in Europe for talks on trade, growth, global security and ...

One of the most controversial projects is in Sri Lanka, where the government signed a 99-year lease agreement for the unprofitable Hambantota Port, located along a busy Indian Ocean shipping lane, along with land to develop a free-trade zone, to a Chinese-controlled company, in a deal opposed by ...
More recently, the acclaimed 2018 movie “The Rider” (coming soon to Omaha) shot scenes at the QLI Rehabilitation Center in Omaha, according to IMDB. Much of the film was shot on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. And last year, the Coen brothers shot part of their Netflix Western ...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven have held talks that focused on trade, growth, global security and climate. Lofven announced a new innovation partnership worth 50 million kronor ($6 million) between the two countries that he said ...
The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska recently transferred 160 acres of Richardson County bluffland cloaked in hardwoods and patches of tall prairie grasses to the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska. The tribe has been working toward ownership of its reservation lands and the newly acquired parcel falls ...

FILE- In this July 15, 2011 file photo, Indians read newspapers at Zaveri bazar, a market in Mumbai, India. India's Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has withdrawn a sweeping new order clamping down on journalists accused of spreading fake news. The U-turn on Tuesday came hours after the ...
Tribal land was long known as a safe haven because U.S. authorities would only prosecute the most serious offenses and tribes lacked the ability to charge those who weren't Native Americans. Since the law passed in 2013, tribal communities are empowered to report wrongdoing, governments are better ...
The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska recently transferred 160 acres of Richardson County bluff land cloaked in hardwoods and patches of tall prairie grasses to the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska. The tribe has been working toward ownership of its reservation lands and the newly acquired parcel falls ...
Kashmiri protesters throw stones and bricks at Indian paramilitary soldier during a protest against the killing of rebels in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, April 1, 2018. At least eight rebels have been killed in fighting with Indian troops in disputed Kashmir, triggering a new round of anti-India ...
The store, an outreach program of the Missionary Benedictine Sisters, serves the Omaha and Winnebago Tribes. Jeff Foley and other volunteers ... The Foleys' search for a place to serve a Native American community began four years ago as retirement approached. The Foleys had considered serving as ...
Its 77 park areas encompass more than 170,000 acres from Indian Cave State Park in the southeast to Fort Robinson State Park in the northwest, and from Ponca ... Commission Chairman Dick Bell of Omaha praised the plan — in the works for two years — saying it is a living document that will evolve.
Each year, the library's Omaha Reads campaign selects a book through popular vote for a sort of citywide book club, celebrating the title with ... The nonfiction book tells the story of Susan La Flesche, who became America's first Native American doctor in 1889 in the face of racial and gender inequality.
Isle de Jean Charles has been the full-time home to the band of the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw tribe for more than 170 years, since Native Americans were uprooted from better lands across the young United States during what became known as the Trail of Tears. Barred by law from buying land elsewhere ...
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An Indian farmer works in a field near high rise buildings of IREO Corridors, developed by the real estate firm IREO, in Gurgaon, India, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The Indian company that is partnering with the Trump Organization on an office tower project has been accused of running an elaborate real ...
Vishnubhai Chaudhari and Leelabahen Chaudhari were sentenced Monday afternoon in federal court in Omaha. ... They forced their nephew, an Indian national they knew to be in the United States illegally, to work seven days a week, cleaning rooms, shoveling snow, doing laundry and other chores.

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska doesn't manufacture cigarettes but sells Indian-made smokes at two Ponca Smoke Signals outlets. The tribe's Carter Lake shop opened in 2009 as its first foray into retail business. The shop is on tribal trust land, and tobacco products sold there don't apply a state excise tax.
The staff of the Omaha-based insurance brokerage operation has since grown eightfold — tipping to where it now needs a new and larger home. ... high-end office users are a natural progression to the Indian Creek golf course and nearby residential estates, and are spurred by Omaha's westward growth.
White has said the tribe intends to develop a project similar to one it proposed in 2007 that called for a casino with 2,000 slot machines, 50 table games and a 150-room hotel within minutes of downtown Omaha. Wright said it was “unfortunate” that Council Bluffs filed the lawsuit in an attempt to block the ...
A Kashmiri man weeps as villagers attend the funeral of civilian Suhail Ahmad at Pinjura village 52 kilometers (33 miles) south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, March 5, 2018. More than a dozen protests erupted across Kashmir on Monday, with government forces firing tear gas and ...
Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks in a park in Berryville, Va., where Congressional Democrats unveiled their new agenda. Warren is working to defuse an issue that has dogged her for years, her claims of Native American heritage, ahead of a possible run for president in 2020. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File).
White has said the tribe intends to develop a project similar to one it proposed in 2007 that called for a casino with 2,000 slot machines, 50 table games and a 150-room hotel within minutes of downtown Omaha. Wright said it was “unfortunate” that Council Bluffs filed the lawsuit in an attempt to block the ...
The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian will host its annual benefit at the Wilmette Golf Club (3900 Fairway Dr.) on Saturday, March 10th from 6:00-9:30pm. This year's event is planned to be a spectacular evening including dinner, full bar, silent auction, grand prize raffle drawing, music, and comedy by ...
Few people knew the amazing backstory — that it was once a hospital, founded by the nation's first Native American physician, a humble woman who braved harsh weather to minister to her tribe, as well as the white settlers, on northeast Nebraska's Omaha Indian Reservation, the Omaha World-Herald ...
Gregory R. Clark, 60, was in the crosswalk crossing Indian Hills Drive just after 8:05 a.m. when he was hit by a 2013 Acura RDX driven by Brian Ellis, 49, of Omaha. The Acura was turning left ... After he retired in 1997, the family moved back to Omaha, and he got a job at Union Pacific. The couple have five ...
A pedestrian who was critically injured Thursday morning when he was struck by an SUV near 90th Street and West Dodge Road has died. Police said Gregory R. Clark, 60, of Omaha was in the crosswalk crossing Indian Hills Drive just after 8:05 a.m. when he was hit by a 2013 Acura RDX driven by Brian ...
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2016, file photo, author and filmmaker Sherman Alexie gives the keynote address at a celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day at Seattle's City Hall. Alexie has issued an apology amid anonymous allegations of sexual misconduct that surfaced on the internet in the past week.
Visitors will enter a Himalayan-themed forest, walking past replicas of ancient ruins and through areas meant to mimic the boreal forests of northeastern China and the grasslands of northern India. A Yeti camp-themed food area will sit in the center where two paths meet. The exhibit will be bisected by a ...
Investigators say Brian Ellis, 49, of Omaha, was southbound on 90th in an Acura RDX. Ellis turned left onto eastbound Indian Hills. The Acura hit Clark in the crosswalk as he was crossing Indian Hills Drive, south to north. Clark suffered a head injury that police say is considered to be life-threatening.
A pedestrian was critically injured Thursday morning when he was struck by an SUV near 90th Street and West Dodge Road. Police said Gregory R. Clark, 60, of Omaha was in the crosswalk crossing Indian Hills Drive just after 8:05 a.m. when he was hit by a 2013 Acura RDX driven by Brian Ellis, 49, ...
Husband Boney Kapoor, center, stands beside the body of Indian actress Sridevi as the same is carried in a truck during her funeral in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Thousands of grieving fans gathered in Mumbai on Wednesday to pay respects to Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who ...
The online uproar has resulted in fallout in the literary and Native American communities. On Monday, the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, posted that it had "received several recent inquiries about Sherman Alexie's relationship with the IAIA MFA program" and that its Sherman ...
FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2017 file photo, actor Wes Studi attends a special screening of "Hostiles" in New York. Studi, whose credits include “Avatar,” “The Last of the Mohicans” and “Dances with Wolves,” will take the stage at Sunday's Oscars to present an award. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File).
Indian policemen guard near a picture of Indian actress Sridevi displayed outside her residence in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ... DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai investigators on Tuesday closed the case into the death last weekend of Indian movie icon Sridevi, calling it an accidental ...
Nebraskans from a variety of backgrounds — Native American, white, people living in Walthill and elsewhere — are coming together to honor the ... La Flesche Picotte Memorial Hospital, a National Historic Landmark in considerable disrepair, for reuse as a museum and offices for the Omaha Tribe and ...
The Postillon's story says Trump seeks to improve national security and was to sign an executive order to deport the country's Native Americans. The story claimed Trump consulted with members of his administration and learned Native Americans don't have "relevant immigration documents". It attributes ...
Parker, Zachary Rollen Age 17 Zachary Rollen Parker, of Omaha, NE, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Omaha as a result of a shooting. VISITATION starts Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at the Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition, Inc. (2240 Landon Ct, Omaha, NE 68102) until 9am Wednesday. Visitation will ...
The doctor, the daughter of the last traditional chief of the Omaha Tribe, Iron Eye or Joseph La Flesche, passed up more lucrative offers to return to the Omaha ... The early donors include the Omaha Tribe and Dr. Bruce Sheffield, a retired Lincoln pediatrician who was inspired by a talk Starita gave about La ...
Beach, who will speak this week at the University of Nebraska at Omaha's John Trudell lecture, has been an outspoken advocate for Indian rights and ... Beach, a Saulteaux Anishinaabe citizen, has lobbied to the National Congress of American Indians in an effort to protect Native identity in Hollywood.
Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer announced the plan for the training in July after he, Mayor Jean Stothert and City Council President Ben Gray met with members of the Native American community. Stothert said at the time that she would create an advisory board; the members are to be revealed this ...
Dorothy is survived by her brother, Carl Wilfing of Omaha, NE; sister, Stella Caniglia of Omaha, NE; sons: Bobby Kroupa (Cindy) of Granger, IA; Dale Kroupa of Omaha, NE; ... She was a generous donor to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and St Joseph's Indian School of Chamberlain SD 57326.
I watched and listened as Oliver Saunsoci from Omaha Nation High School played drums for the "Star Spangled Banner," then sang the "Omaha Flag Song," the national song for the Omaha Tribe, prior to a football game in Macy, Nebraska. Saunsoci then strapped his helmet on and played football for his ...
The doctor, the daughter of the last traditional chief of the Omaha Tribe, Iron Eye or Joseph La Flesche, passed up more lucrative offers to return to the Omaha ... The early donors include the Omaha Tribe and Dr. Bruce Sheffield, a retired Lincoln pediatrician who was inspired by a talk Starita gave about La ...
FILE - This Oct. 26, 2017 file photo shows prototypes of border walls in San Diego. A federal judge in San Diego who was taunted by Donald Trump during the presidential campaign has sided with the president on a challenge to building a border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel on ...
Indian policemen guard near a picture of Indian actress Sridevi displayed outside her residence in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ... DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai investigators on Tuesday closed the case into the death last weekend of Indian movie icon Sridevi, calling it an accidental ...
An Indian shopkeeper who sells Bollywood posters and movie stills displays black and movie stills from the film Mr. India featuring Sridevi and Anil Kapoor in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Thousands of grieving fans gathered in Mumbai on Wednesday to pay respects to Sridevi, the iconic ...
Parker, Zachary Rollen Age 17 Zachary Rollen Parker, of Omaha, NE, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Omaha as a result of a shooting. VISITATION starts Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at the Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition, Inc. (2240 Landon Ct, Omaha, NE 68102) until 9am Wednesday. Visitation will ...
The Postillon's story says Trump seeks to improve national security and was to sign an executive order to deport the country's Native Americans. The story claimed Trump consulted with members of his administration and learned Native Americans don't have "relevant immigration documents". It attributes ...
FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2017 file photo, actor Wes Studi attends a special screening of "Hostiles" in New York. Studi, whose credits include “Avatar,” “The Last of the Mohicans” and “Dances with Wolves,” will take the stage at Sunday's Oscars to present an award. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File).


 

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