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    Page 1 of 1983 Omaha Harvest Celebration Pow-Wow Program

    [Cover of Program Book] 153rd Annual “Original” Omaha Tribal POW-WOW August 11, 12, 13, 14, 1983 Photo Courtesy Bobier Studio Omaha Tribe of Nebraska — Macy, Nebraska

    • Date: 1983-00-00
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    Page 2 of 1983 Omaha Harvest Celebration Pow-Wow Program

    [Letter from Governor Robert Kerrey to Friends and Members of the Omaha Tribe, August 1983] STATE OF NEBRASKA ROBERT KERREY • GOVERNOR August, 1983 153rd Original Omaha Tribal Pow-Wow To Friends and Members of the Omaha Tribe: On behalf of all Nebraskans, I want to wish you the very best as you gather to commemorate the rich heritage of the Omaha Tribe. The state ...

    • Date: 1983-00-00
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    Page 3 of 1983 Omaha Harvest Celebration Pow-Wow Program

    IN MEMORY OF MR. AND MRS. JOHN TURNER TRADITIONALISTS OF THE OMAHA TRIBE Mr. and Mrs. John Turner were elders of the Tribe. They contributed greatly to their Omaha people. Many times they made prayers for loved ones, family celebrations and our annual celebration. They lived for the tradition and culture of the Omaha Nation. To the young they taught respect and the values ...

    • Date: 1983-00-00
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    Page 4 of 1983 Omaha Harvest Celebration Pow-Wow Program

    PARTICIPANTS FOR THE 153rd ANNUAL “ORIGINAL” OMAHA TRIBAL POW-WOW WHIPMAN David Blackbird, a full blood member of the Omaha Tribe will be the Whipman for this year's 153rd Annual “Original” Omaha Tribal Pow-Wow. He comes from a history of traditional dancers and singers that participated in this same arena. They are his grandfathers. Theodore White and Hanika Blackbird Sr., and father Dave Blackbird. He ...

    • Date: 1983-00-00
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    Page 5 of 1983 Omaha Harvest Celebration Pow-Wow Program

    PROGRAM SCHEDULE OF EVENTS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 1983 4:00 a.m. Before sunrise tobacco is offered by an elder of the tribe. He goes to the arena to smoke this tobacco. At this time he prays for God's blessings over the next four days. All the committee members and interested people may attend this ceremony. This is also the day the Pow-Wow Committee Chairman and ...

    • Date: 1983-00-00
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    Page 6 of 1983 Omaha Harvest Celebration Pow-Wow Program

    Prince Maximilian and Karl Bodmer. Karl Bodmer The big Omaha dancer, drawings from Maximilian's diary. Courtesy of: The InterNorth Art Foundation, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha Boy by Karl Bodmer. A JOURNEY THROUGH THE NEBRASKA REGION IN 1833 AND 1834: From the Diaries of Prince Maximilian of Wied Translated by William J. Orr Edited by William J. Orr and Joseph C. Porter INTRODUCTION ...

    • Date: 1983-00-00
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    Page 7 of 1983 Omaha Harvest Celebration Pow-Wow Program

    THE OMAHA TRIBAL POW-WOW COMMITTEE OFFICERS Joseph H. Harlan Sr. Chairman Clifford Wolfe Jr. Vice Chairman Barbara Tyndall and Blanche Harvey, Secretaries Ida Anderson, Treasurer MEMBERS Top row from left to right are Clifford Wolfe Sr., Frank Morris, Clifford Wolfe Jr., Richard Hastings, Sandy Wolfe, Willard Phillips, Pete and Paul White Eyes. Second row are Bertha Wolfe, Joe Harlan, Arlene Walker, Vivian Morris, Barbara ...

    • Date: 1983-00-00