Looking at Manifest Destiny

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Nebraska History Museum

Join Nancy Gillis for an examination of "Manifest Destiny" and its impact on Nebraskans, both native and immigrant. The free public talk is offered in conjunction with the traveling exhibit, Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny, Real and Imagined, on exhibit from November 13-January 8. Of Cherokee and Choctaw heritage, Nancy was the executive director at the NSHS's John G. Neihardt State Historic Site and offers talks on Nebraska tribes and settlement through the Humanities Nebraska speakers' bureau.

19th century color lithograph showing a covered wagon crossing the prairie

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