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Douglas County Historical Society
May 10, 2013
5:30 - 7:15 p.m. Reception at General Crook House
7:30 - 9 p.m. Staged Reading
A Staged Reading of
In My Father's Eyes
A New Play by Mary Kathryn Nagle
A new play by renowned playwright and attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle focuses on the work Bright Eyes did to secure citizenship for all Native Americans following Judge Elmer Dundy's ruling in the landmark civil rights trial Standing Bear v. Crook.
The evening will feature a staged reading of the play, Native American food, international dance troupe "Many Moccasins," Dreams of Eagles tipis representing four Nebraska tribes, live music by local musician Michael Murphy, and a breath-taking art exhibit, "Ponca Chief Portraits" by artist Janice Rockwell.
Immediately following the play, Mary Kathryn will be joined by Rodney Morris, Chairman of the Omaha Tribe, and others on a talkback panel which will explore the concepts of law and liberty as they existed in a Post-Fourteenth Amendment America.
This program is funded in part by the Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.
5:30 to 7:15 PM Reception at General Crook House
7:30 PM Staged Reading of In My Father's Eyes
Swanson Conference Center, Institute for Culinary Arts
Fort Omaha Campus of Metropolitan Community College
32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway
Omaha, Nebraska 68111
Douglas County Historical Society | 5730 North 30th Street, #11B | Omaha | NE | 68111