Search dogs indicate possible site of lost Genoa Indian School cemetery

Jim Peters leaned toward the dog who zipped around his feet.

“Go get the spirits, Jetti,” he said.


The 3-year-old Queensland blue heeler took off, letting her nose guide her around the damp, grassy field in Genoa, Nebraska — a city of 1,000 people that was once home to one of the largest federal Native American boarding schools in the U.S.


Jetti was on the hunt for a whiff that would indicate the presence of a body beneath the ground. Her search partner, a German shepherd named Rocky, had subtly signaled to Peters the possibility of a scent in the area a few minutes earlier.  Read More