Timeline of North Omaha, Nebraska history

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Significant events in the history of North Omaha, Nebraska include the Pawnee, Otoe and Sioux nations; the African American community; Irish, Czech, and other European immigrants, and; several other populations. Several important settlements and towns were built in the area, as well as important social events that shaped the future of Omaha and the history of the nation. The timeline of North Omaha history extends to present, including recent controversy over schools.

Historical timeline[edit]






  • 2004 Preston Love died in North Omaha.
  • 2006 Senator Ernie Chambers forwards a bill through the Nebraska State Legislature to divide Omaha Public Schools along racial lines.
  • 2009 Senator Chambers is forced out of office due to a term limits law created to stop him from serving beyond his 38 years in the Nebraska Legislature. He was the longest-serving state senator in the history of Nebraska.

Related publications[edit]

  • Fletcher Sasse, Adam (2016) North Omaha History: Volume 1. Olympia, WA: CommonAction Publishing.
  • Fletcher Sasse, Adam (2016) North Omaha History: Volume 2. Olympia, WA: CommonAction Publishing.
  • Fletcher Sasse, Adam (2016) North Omaha History: Volume 3. Olympia, WA: CommonAction Publishing.

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External links[edit]


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