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2019 Great Plains Conference

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
5:30 pm8:15 pm
University of Nebraska at Omaha in the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center. This building is located at 6400 University Drive, Omaha, NE

Stories of Survival
5:30 p.m.: Doors open, food and conversation
6:15 - 8:15 p.m.: Program and discussion
This panel talk focuses on the effects of alcohol in indigenous communities. Hear the stories of the efforts to stop the flow of alcohol onto the Pine Ridge Reservation and what is still being done to mitigate the impact. Panelists include:
• Frank LaMere, Winnebago, activist
• Nora Boesem, Founder of Roots to Wings in South Dakota
• Omar Abdul-Rahman, Director of genetic medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe-Meyer Institute

The April 23 event will take place on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha in the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center. This building is located at 6400 University Drive.

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and generous individuals, foundations, and businesses across Nebraska.