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Nebraska Stories Season 14 Episode 13
May 26 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am CDT
One event on May 22, 2023 at 9:00 pm
One event on May 26, 2023 at 8:30 am
Enjoyed by viewers across the state for its feature-based, character-driven storytelling, “Nebraska Stories” covers art, science, history, sports, performance, nature and more. New episodes air Thursdays at 8 p.m., repeating at 9 p.m. Mondays on Nebraska Public Media and at 8:30 a.m. Fridays on World, and are also viewable online at https://nebraskastories.org/.
After they were expelled from their homelands in Nebraska and Northern Kansas, the Pawnee traveled to Indian Territory in Oklahoma, carrying prized ancestral seeds. The multi-colored kernels of corn represented history and heritage, food and family, culture and community. Today, tribal members and Nebraska farmers are planting the tiny bits of history back into native soils. This is one of the new stories featured in the May 18 episode of the Nebraska Public Media series “Nebraska Stories.”
Also in the May 18 episode:
“Seven Years a Correspondent” – A young Hebron native arrives in Saigon in 1962, and she becomes the longest-serving American war correspondent during the Vietnam War.
“Les Bruning’s Tumbleweed Symphony” – Drawing inspiration from tumbleweeds rolling across pastures, an artist creates a kinetic sculpture honoring Western Nebraska artists