Student Projects


  • Early Contact
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    Early Contact
    This project explores points of Native American and European points of contact in the early 1800s including Fort Atkinson...
  • Modern Music
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    Modern Music
    Music has had a significant impact on people throughout history and provides a soundtrack for their experiences.
  • Tuskegee Airmen
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    Tuskegee Airmen
    The Tuskegee Airmen were heroes in World War II. They were African American fighter pilots of the 332nd fighter group. 450 Tuskegee Airmen...
  • Arts and Culture
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    Arts and Culture
    Traditions, arts, and culture play large roles in the daily lives of Native Americans. Despite suffering cultural suppression, ...
  • Military
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    Military
    Hollis Stabler received numerous awards: four bronze stars, one silver and the purple heart. He also got the Omaha name Na-shin-tia...
  • Visual Arts
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    Visual Arts
    Visual art is an important avenue for self-expression and always has a story behind it. African American visual arts...
  • Indian Congress
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    Indian Congress
    In 1898, Omaha hosted the Trans-Mississippi Exposition. Within the exposition was the Indian Congress. Here, visitors saw...
  • Civil Rights: Tactics & Strategy for Change
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    Civil Rights: Tactics & Strategy for Change
    Segregation, discrimination, and unfair, these are the words that were commonly used by the North Omaha black community in the 1950s...
  • Education
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    Education
    Through the years, Native American education has evolved. At present, it takes traditions of the past and intertwines them with hopes for the future.
  • Dr. James Ramirez
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    Dr. James Ramirez
    Dr. James Hernandez
    Few people have done more than Dr. James Hernandez for OPS students and teachers and Mexican American students and teachers, in particular.