Nebraska Tribes Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day at State Capitol
Nebraska’s four Native American tribes took part in a special celebration at the state Capitol in Lincoln today for Indigenous Peoples Day.
One of the speakers at the event was the Chairwoman of the Winnebago Tribe Victoria Kitcheyan.
"We have an opportunity to educate our friends, neighbors, and relatives in the teaching of the Ho-Chunk People, The Ponca People, Omaha Nation, and Santee Sioux Tribe."
Flags honoring Nebraska’s four Native American tribes were presented by tribal leaders for displayed in the Warner Legislative Chamber.
Dr. La Flesch Picotte was born in 1865 on the Omaha She opened the first Native American hospital in Walthill, Nebraska, where work is being done to restore the National Historic Landmark into a community center and medical clinic.