Indigenous guitarist Mato Nanji (left) during a solo at their last bar venue played at The Zoo in downtown Lincoln, Nebr. The band members are all from the Yankton Rez (Indian Reservation) in South Dakota.

It was an awesome show!



Nebraska and South Dakota Native Americans walk on University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s campus to protest the treatment of their ancestors’ bones.

Native issues have always been a part of the politics in the state capitol city. I once shook the hand of Russell Means after a speech he gave at the University. Got to talk to John Trudell after he spoke at a middle school. These amazing men were influential in one of history’s greatest causes: the American Indian Movement.

For more information about the finding of Native ancestrial bones on campus, read this article from the Archives of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.