Nebraskaland August 2019

NEBRASKAland Magazine is dedicated to outstanding photography and informative writing with an engaging mix of articles and photos highlighting Nebraska’s outdoor activities, parklands, wildlife, history and people.

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August-September 2019 • Nebraskaland 31 What To Do in August and September Learn about Native American history at Fort Atkinson Aug. 3-4 | Fort Atkinson State Historical Park This living history weekend includes the "Wardance and Gourd Dance of the Umonhon Nation," a dance honoring Native American veterans; and a presentation by Eagle T. Knife Chief, a descendant of a Pawnee leader who signed the Treaty of Friendship at Fort Atkinson in 1825. Visitors can also view a traveling Smithsonian exhibit about the history of Native American veterans in the U.S. military. See Nebraska Game and Parks at the state fair Aug. 23-Sept. 2 | Grand Island The Game and Parks exhibit in the Nebraska Building features a 6,000-gallon aquarium fi lled with fi sh found in Nebraska waters, an indoor archery and air gun range, and fun educational activities for all ages. Outside, you can fi nd a sky fort, meandering stream, natural playground and more. Attend the Missouri River Outdoor Expo Sept. 21-22 | Ponca State Park Celebrate our outdoor heritage with more than 90 free, hands-on exhibits, demonstrations, vendors and activities including kayaking, fi shing, outdoor cooking, rock climbing and more. A state park permit is required for each vehicle entering the park. GETTY IMAGES

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