List of place names in Nebraska of Native American origin

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This is a list of Native American place names in the U.S. state of Nebraska. These include state, county, townships, cities, towns, and villages.

State[edit]

  • Nebraska - The name of the state is derived from an Omaha name meaning "flat water." In the Omaha language the name is Nibthaska; ni, water, and bthaska, flat.

Counties[edit]

Villages, towns and cities[edit]

Natural features[edit]

Other places[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile for Hyannis, Massachusetts". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-05-21. 
  2. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lilian Linder A.M. (1925) Nebraska Place-Names. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Studies in Language, Literature, and Criticism. p 140.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fitzpatrick, Lilian Linder A.M. (1925) Nebraska Place-Names. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Studies in Language, Literature, and Criticism. p 140.
  • Fontenelle, Henry. (1885) Indian Names of Streams and Localities. Translations and reports of the Nebraska State Historical Society, vol. 1, p. 76, 1885.
  • Gilmore, Melvin R. (1919) Some Indian Place Names in Nebraska. Nebraska State Historical Society, vol. 19, pp. 130-139.

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