NE 150: Diverse Origins
NE 150: Diverse Origins sponsored by Cub Scouting
1:30-4:00 pm, Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Nebraska State Capitol Building and Grounds
Free and open to the public. Target audience is K-5th grade youth and their families.
The first 500 scouts to present themselves in uniform at the information desk will receive a commemorative patch.
Parking Map. Free parking is available at two surface lots (16th & G street or 17th & K street). In addition, many of the surrounding streets have free parking with no time limits on Saturday.
Native Americans: Walk the trail & hear the trial of Standing Bear
Trail: Follow the drum and learn the story of Standing Bear by walking his path across the giant map on centennial mall.
Trial: Hear the words of Standing Bear in the Supreme Court Chamber and discover the important legal rights for which he argued. Note: the trial is a timed event at 1:15 pm, 2:45 pm, and 3:15 pm. Free tickets are available on a first-come basis at the Information Desk, with additional seating as available.
Partners: Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs, University of Nebraska Inter-Tribal Exchange (UNITE) and the Nebraska Supreme Court, including special guests Supreme Court Justices Heavican and Wright.