Standing Bear Trail Advisory Committee Meet in Omaha

12.23.14

On Friday, December 19th, the Standing Bear Trail Committee met at the Omaha Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center to discuss 2014’s successes and the upcoming 2015 year. Pictured in the photo are Trail meeting attendees. From left to right: Boots Kennedye, Angela White, Dr. John… [ Read More ]

Fortenberry Legislation to Designate Chief Standing Bear Trail Passes House of Representatives

12.18.14

December 9, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced that the U.S. House of Representatives today passed his legislation directing the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail (H.R. 5806). Fortenberry spoke before… [ Read More ]

Fortenberry Legislation to Designate Standing Bear Trail Passes Committee

11.19.14

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry announced that the House Natural Resources Committee today passed his legislation directing the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail (H.R. 5806). Fortenberry previously testified before the Subcommittee on… [ Read More ]

A Rich History, A Bright Future

10.06.14

By: U.S. Senator Deb Fischer Native Americans are an important part of our state’s rich cultural heritage. For thousands of years, several different tribes – descendants of the Plains Indians—inhabited the land that is now within our state boundaries. One of Nebraska’s most famous Native Americans was Chief… [ Read More ]

NCIA Executive Director Meets with Senator Mike Johanns

09.22.14

NCIA Executive Director Judi M. gaiashkibos and her daughter Katie Brossy, an attorney at Akin Gump DC office serving as the pro bono legal consultant on the bill, met with Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns to discuss legislation to designate the Chief Standing Bear Trail as a National Historic… [ Read More ]

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