Nebraska Local Customs

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Nebraska Local Customs

  • An American Indian Heritage

    Nebraska has a strong American Indian heritage. About 15 different tribes of Plains Indians have been identified as having occupied land in what is now the state, or having lived in or hunted within the current state's boundaries. Some of the more prominent tribes that lived in what is now Nebraska include the Omaha, Oto, Pawnee, and Sioux. Other...

  • Home - Where their love has always been...

    I grew up in Alaska yet spent high school and university years in Nebraska. This is the only reason for return to this state..a good reason. Our family consists of my parents, five kids, and seven nieces and nephews. I am the only one who has left for the warmer climate of the South. We are a very close family. The love resonates..they are always...


    NEBRASKANS LOVE TO FLY THE FLAG, and not just in places where you would expect it. Here a road construction crew has hoisted a flag at their worksite on an overpass over interstate 80 near Sidney, in far western Nebraska.


    EARLY IN THE MORNING, when the air is still, you may hear and see these slow-moving airplanes cutting tight corners and flying very low. They are dusting (or spraying) chemicals to kill insects. They apply these chemicals to the fields of corn, soybeans, or whatever is growing there.Crop dusting is a dangerous job. Once in awhile a pilot loses his...


    In the fall, the corn harvest is usually so abundant that the grain elevators quickly fill up and then corn must be stored out on the ground, forming large golden hills like this.Warning: do not climb these hills of corn. It is like quicksand, and you can smother in the corn. Stay off!


    ALL ACROSS THIS FAIRLY LARGE STATE, you can see expressions of love and support for the University of Nebraska Huskers. It might be a Husker room in someone's basement, a Husker lawn sprinkler in the front yard, a Husker flag flying in the breeze, or whatever.This particular expression is in Campbell, Nebraska, which is roughly 130 miles from...

  • Indians, as the ancient...

    Indians, as the ancient inhabitants of this land are called, live a life steeped in their culture. They are very private people who may seem very reserved at first. Once they have a relationship or friendship with you, they open up to you and fill you up with a treasure trove of information on their concept of the world and the world of the...

  • The people of Nebraska are...

    The people of Nebraska are great! We are the Huskers you know! We are kind of conservative types, of course this is generally speaking. But we definatly are more relaxed than other states. I think that the people in Nebraska are great! We are genuine, and not fake! Go huskers!

  • Finger Wave

    It is a Rural Midwest thing. Meeting some one in a vehicle, the driver will raise one finger from the steering wheel to acknowledge you. It is the index finger, usually the left hand, sometimes the first and second finger is raised from the steering wheel. The third finger is the same the world over and is not nice

  • Buffalo Bill Ranch State...

    Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park (Ph #: 308-535-8035) in North Platte, Nebraska is the home of Buffalo Bill Cody who held the first rodeo, the 'Old Glory Blowout', on July 4, 1882. Born in Iowa, William Frederick ('Buffalo Bill') Cody, was raised in Kansas. The buffalo hunter, Army scout, and showman began his career as a military scout in...

  • Dumb Nebraska LawsIf a child...

    Dumb Nebraska LawsIf a child burps during church, his parent may be arrested.It is Illegal to go whale fishing.It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.It is illegal for a mother to give her daughter a perm without a state license.LehighDoughnut holes may not be sold.OmahaSneezing or burping...

  • The People of Nebraska always...

    The People of Nebraska always have their hands outand it's not for your money,they extend it in friendship.I have gotten Free T-shirts,Deals on Restaurant mealsand other things just because I was an Out-of-towntourist.The people here really want you to feel goodabout their state and they make you feel welcome.Do like I do and praise them for their...


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