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Authorities investigating body found on Omaha Tribe Reservation

A death investigation is underway into a body found on the Omaha Tribe Reservation in northeast Nebraska. Earlier this week the body of a 29-year-old woman was found just south of Macy, NE. The cause of death is under investigation. KTIV has heard from the family of the victim an autopsy was done in Omaha on Wednesday.

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3/6/2020

article Omaha Tribe of Nebraska receives $1.5M grant for new housing project
(Nebraska) -- The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska is getting more than a million dollars for a new housing project. The tribe receiving $1.5 million from an Indian Housing Block...

1/8/2020

article Authorities investigating body found on Omaha Tribe Reservation
(Nebraska) -- A death investigation is underway into a body found on the Omaha Tribe Reservation in northeast Nebraska. Earlier this week the body of a 29-year-old woman...

4/23/2019

article Walthill church says they're being vandalized
(Nebraska) -- Light of the World Gospel Ministries said they have been struggling for five years to build a new church in the town of Walthill. That's located on the...

11/6/2018

article 'I was born an Omaha and I'm going to die an Omaha'
(Nebraska) -- Taylor Keen has worked to revitalize the traditional corn of his people, hosted a war dance that hadn’t been held by the Omaha Nation for decades and...

11/3/2018

article Learn about the Omaha Indian Nation and the Homestead Act at Homestead National Monument of America on November 4 with Dr. Rudi Mitchell
(Nebraska) -- Dr. Rudi Mitchell will be presenting a free program on the history of the Omaha Indian Nation at Homestead National Monument of America’s Education...

10/31/2018

article Final sentence handed down in Omaha Tribal Council misuse in $9M federal contract
(Nebraska) -- A final sentence has been handed down as federal prosecutors wrap up a case against former Omaha Tribal Council members and employees who siphoned off...

10/29/2018

article Man Sentenced in Omaha Tribal Council Bonuses Case
(Nebraska) -- A former Omaha Tribal official who admitted using federal funds to give himself a bonus has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution. The...

10/27/2018

article Final Omaha Tribal official sentenced for misuse of funds
(Nebraska) -- A two-year legal case against nine Omaha Tribal officials charged with using federal funds to give themselves bonuses ended Friday after the final one was...

10/20/2018

article Indictments handed down
(Nebraska) -- Four Northeast Nebraskans were among those who were indicted by a federal grand jury this week for crimes allegedly committed.

10/16/2018

article 3 sentenced in Omaha Tribal Council bonuses case
(Nebraska) -- Three of nine current and former Omaha Tribal officials who admitted using federal funds to give themselves bonuses have been sentenced to probation and...

10/5/2018

article Omaha Indian Nation Blesses New Eagle Mew
(Nebraska) -- This past spring, Fontenelle Forest's Raptor Woodland Refuge added a bald eagle habitat. Earlier this year, someone illegally shot Fisher and a portion...

9/24/2018

article Five former Omaha Tribal Council members/workers sentence in fraud scheme
(Nebraska) -- Five former members and employees of the Omaha Tribal Council have been placed on probation for five years and ordered to perform 200 hours of community...

9/22/2018

article 2 ex-members of Omaha Tribe sentenced in federal court
(Nebraska) -- Two former members of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska's governing council have been sentenced to probation for misusing federal money. The Sioux City...

9/21/2018

article Ex-Omaha Tribal Council member gets 5 years of probation
(Washington D.C.) -- A former Omaha Tribal Council member has been sentenced to five years of probation and told to pay more than $13,000 in restitution for misusing...
article Ex-Omaha Tribal Council member gets 5 years of probation
(Nebraska) -- A former Omaha Tribal Council member has been sentenced to five years of probation and told to pay more than $13,000 in restitution for misusing federal...

9/8/2018

article 2 former Omaha tribal officials sentenced in bonuses case
(Nebraska) -- Two of nine current and former Omaha Tribal officials who admitted to using federal funds to give themselves bonuses have been sentenced to probation and...

8/31/2018

article The Omaha Speaking, an interview about a new documentary.
(Nebraska) -- You’re listening to The Exchange, on Siouxland Public Media. I’m Mary Hartnett. The language of the Omaha Tribe is in crisis. There are fewer...
article PODCAST: The Omaha Speaking, an interview about a new documentary
(Nebraska) -- You’re listening to The Exchange, on Siouxland Public Media. I’m Mary Hartnett. The language of the Omaha Tribe is in crisis. There are fewer...

8/25/2018

article Omaha tribe works to save historic Walthill hospital built by first Native American doctor
(Nebraska) -- The Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte Memorial Hospital in the sleepy town of Walthill on the Omaha Indian Reservation has fallen on hard times. In a rear corner...

8/22/2018

article Omaha Nation schools hold "Cedaring" ceremony for new athletic complex
(Nebraska) -- A special blessing today for a new athletic complex at Omaha Nation Schools in Macy, Nebraska. What's called a "Cedaring" ceremony officially...

8/4/2018

article Nebraska Omaha Tribe Working To Save Endangered Language, Culture
(Nebraska) -- A spark has been rekindled on the Omaha Indian reservation in northeast Nebraska, where members of the Ponca tribe are doing what they can to save their...

7/31/2018

article 2 former Omaha Tribal Council members plead guilty
(Nebraska) -- Officials say two former Omaha Tribal Council members have pleaded guilty to misusing federal funds. Nebraska federal prosecutors say 44-year-old Doran...

7/29/2018

article Final 2 ex-Omaha Tribal Council members plead guilty to misuse of funds
(Nebraska) -- All nine current and former Omaha Tribal officials charged in 2016 with using federal funds to pay bonuses to themselves have now pleaded guilty. Former...

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