American Indian Oral History: Interview with Peter J. Peters

The oral history interview of Peter J. Peters about the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska during the Blackbird Bend Litigation was conducted by UNO student Richard W. Peters on January 23, 1976. The court case was between the Omaha Indian Reservation and private landowners om Blackbird Bend, Iowa. The sides disagreed on who owned what portion of land because of the many changes in the Missouri River since the Treaty of 1854. Peters discussed the history of the case, the current status of the case, and what the events in the courtroom might look like while the case was taking place., UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 00:31:08
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Abstract/Description: The oral history interview of Peter J. Peters about the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska during the Blackbird Bend Litigation was conducted by UNO student Richard W. Peters on January 23, 1976. The court case was between the Omaha Indian Reservation and private landowners om Blackbird Bend, Iowa. The sides disagreed on who owned what portion of land because of the many changes in the Missouri River since the Treaty of 1854. Peters discussed the history of the case, the current status of the case, and what the events in the courtroom might look like while the case was taking place.
Subject(s): History
Indians of North America
Indians of North America -- History
Omaha Tribe of Nebraska
Audiocassettes
Oral histories (document genres)
Date Created: 1976-01-23

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