Famous Nebraskan Natives

Present Day


Frank La MereWinnebago, Activist Extraordinaire

Lance Morgan, Winnebago, CEO Ho-Chunk, Inc. 

Rufus White, Omaha, Master Singer and Drummer
Photo by Michael G. Steward


Rodney Grant, Omaha, Famous Actor
(Dances with Wolves)


Dennis Hastings, Omaha, Historian and Activist



Historic

Susan La Flesche Picotte, Omaha, First Native American Doctor

Susette La Flesche, Omaha, Teacher and Advocate

Francis La Flesche, Omaha, Anthropologist and Author

Chief Standing Bear, Ponca, Leader and Native Rights Advocate

Robert Big Elk, Ogallala/Omaha, World Famous Potter

John Trudell, Santee Dakota, Activist, Poet, Musician

Bobby Penn, Rosebud/Omaha, Famous Artist
-Studied under Oscar Howe

Alice Fern Saunsoci, Omaha, Language Instructor and Preserver


Reuben Snake, Winnebago, Activist and Spiritual Leader