Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. R. M. Robbins


In the mid-nineteenth century, the land from the Missouri River to the ninety-eighth meridian was the home of the Omaha Indians who had roamed the hills of northeast Nebraska since the seventeeth century. The march of the whites, however, had in 1854 pressured the tribe into ceding all their land in Nebraska with the exception of 300,000 acres which they retained in the northeast section of the state. this reservation bordered on the Logan valley in northeast Cuming County. The Logan Creek was surrounded by miles of rich prairie just as it had been for centuries. But all of this was to change. The virgin land was soon to feel the plow.


A Thesis Presented to the Department of History and the Faculty of the College of Graduate Studies University of Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts. Copyright 1967, Donald Schnier

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