NEBRASKAland

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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