Compiled by Thomas P. Myers


1983  The 153rd Annual 'Original' Omaha Tribal Pow-wow.  Folklife Center News  6 (4): 7-11.

Awakuni-Swetland, Mark J.

2001  Dance Lodges of the Omaha People: Building from Memory.  Routledge, New York.

Awakuni-Swetland, Mark J., editor/instructor, compilers, Omaha language students 2000-2002;  native speakers, Emmaline Walker Sanchez, Alberta Grant Canby.

2002  Umónhon níkashinga ukthin uhón = Common Omaha cooking.  Lincoln, NE, Native Language Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Barnes, R.H.

1984  Two Crows Denies it: a History of Controversy in Omaha Sociology.  University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

Bennett, Paula Porter

1996  Wisdom Great and Small: Omaha Indian Grandmothers.  Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Boughter, Judith A.

1998  Betraying the Omaha Nation, 1790-1916.  University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.

Brady, Erika

1985  Bringing the Voices Home: The Omaha Pow-Wow Revisited.  Folklife Center News  8 (4): 7-10.

Brown, Charles Edward.

1911  Omaha Arrowmakers.  Wisconsin Archaeologist  10(3): 123-124.

Campbell, Paulette W.

2002  Ancestral Bones.  Humanities    23(6): 25-27. 

Clark, Jerry E. and Martha Ellen Webb

1989  Susette and Susan La Flesche: Reformer and Missionary.  Being and Becoming Indian: Biographical Studies of North American Frontiers,  pp. 137-159. Dorsey Press, Chicago.

Clow, Richmond L.

1987  Taxing the Omaha and Winnebago Trust Lands, 1910-1971: an Infringement of the Tax Immune Status of Indian Country.  American Indian culture and Research Journal  9(4): 1-22.

Conway, William David

1971  A Transformational Analysis of the Written and Oral Syntax of Fourth, Sixth, and Eighth Grade Omaha Indian Children.  Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Coutancier, Benoît, editor

1992  Peauc-Rouges, Autour de la collection anthropologique du prince Roland Bonaparte.  ditions de l'Albaron, Paris.

Crary, Margaret

1973  Susette La Flesche: voice of the Omaha Indians.  Hawthorn Books, New York.

Densmore, Frances.

1944  The Survival of Omaha Songs.  American Anthropologist    n.s. 46: 418-420.

Dobkins, Rebecca

1992  Representing Repatriation: Exhibiting the Omaha Collection at the Hearst Museum.  Kroeber Anthropological Society Papers  75-76: 80-91.

Dorsey, James Owen

1880  How the Rabbit Killed the Winter. Omaha Fable.  American Antiquarian  2(2): 128-132.

1881  The Young Chief and the Thunders. An Omaha Myth.  American Antiquarian  3(4): 303-307.

1883  The Religion of the Omahas and the Poncas.  American Antiquarian  5(3): 271-75.

1883  On the Gentile System of the Omahas.  American Antiquarian  5(4): 312-18.

1884  Omaha Sociology.  Third Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology,...1881-'82.  , pp.  211-370. Washington: Government Printing Office.

1886  Migrations of the Siouan Tribes.  American Naturalist  20(3): 211-222.

1888  Abstracts of Omaha and Ponka myths.  Journal of American Folklore  1(1) 74-78, 204-208.

1888  Omaha Folklore Notes.  Journal of American Folklore  1: 213-214; 2:190.

1888  Omaha Songs. Songs of the Inkugci Society, as given by Fred Merrick.  Journal of American Folklore  1: 209-213.

1889  Ponka and Omaha songs.  Journal of American Folklore  2(7): 271-276.

1890  Omaha Clothing and Personal Ornaments.  American Anthropologist  3(1): 71-77.

1891  Omaha and Ponka Letters.   Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin,  no.11. Washington DC, Government Printing Office.

1891  The Social Organization of the Siouan Tribes.  Journal of American Folk-lore  4: 257-66, 331-42.

1896  Omaha Dwellings, Furniture And Implements.  13th Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology,   pp. 263 - 288.Washington DC, Government Printing Office.

1897  Siouan Sociology.  15th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology,  pp. 205 - 244. Government Printing Office, Washington DC.

1920  The Gentile System of the Omaha.  In Source Book in Anthropology  edited by A.L. Kroeber and T.T. Waterman, pp. 363 - 372. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Ensor, Bradley E.

2003  Kinship and Marriage among the Omaha, 1886-1902.  Ethnology  42(1): 1 -14.

Ferris, Jeri

1991  Native American Doctor: The Story Of Susan LaFlesche.  Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis.

Fletcher, Alice C.

1884  The Wa-wan or Pipe Dance of the Omahas.  16th Annual Report of the Peabody Museum  pp. 308 - 333.

1885  Historical sketch of the Omaha tribe of Indians in Nebraska.  Judd & Detweiler, Washington, D.C.

1885  Lands in severalty to Indians; illustrated by experiences with the Omaha tribe.  Salem Press, Salem.

1888  Glimpses of Child-Life among the Omaha Tribe of Indians.  The Journal of American Folklore  1(2): 115 - 123.

1889  Leaves from my Omaha note-book.  Journal American Folklore  2(6): 219-226.

1892  Hae-thu-ska society of the Omaha tribe.  Journal American Folklore  5: 135-144.

1893  A Study Of Omaha Indian Music.  Cambridge, MA: Archaeological and Ethnological papers of the Peabody Museum,.   Harvard University  v. 1, no. 5.

1894  Love songs among the Omaha Indians.  In Memoirs of the International Congress of Anthropology  edited by C. Staniland Wake. The Schulte Publishing Co., Chicago.

1895  The Sacred Pole of the Omaha tribe.  American Antiquarian  17(5) : 257-268.

1895  Hunting Customs of the Omaha.  Century Magazine  50: 691 - 702.

1896  Tribal Life Among the Omahas.  Century Magazine  51: 450 - 461.

1898  A Study from the Omaha Tribe: The Import of the Totem.  Smithsonian Institution. Annual Report. for 1897.  pp. 577-586. Washington DC.

1898  The Significance of the Scalp-lock. A study of an Omaha Ritual.  Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland  27: 436-450.

1909  Tribal structure; a study of the Omaha and Cognate tribes.  Putnam Anniversary Volume, Anthropological Essays Presented to Frederick Ward Putnam, in Honor of His Seventieth Birthday, April 16, 1909,  edited by Franz Boas and F.W. Hodge, pp. 256-267. New York.

Fletcher, Alice C. and Francis LaFlesche

1911  The Omaha Tribe.  Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology  No. 27. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

1956  The Omaha Tribe: Introduction of the Child to the World.  In Personality and Cultural Milieu  edited by Douglas G. Haring, pp 289 - 301. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, N.Y.

Fortune, Reo

1932  Omaha Secret Societies.  Columbia University Press, New York.

Ghazi, A. Mohamad, Karl J. Reinhard, Mary Anne Holmes and Eric Durrance

1983  Further Evidence of Lead Contamination of Omaha Skeletons.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology  95(4): 427-434.

Gilmore, Melvin R.

1901  A Study In The Ethnobotany Of The Omaha Indians.  Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

1927  Dr. Gilmore's Field Researches in 1926.  Indian Notes  IV: 166 -169. New York, 1927.

1928  Indian Tribal Boundary-lines and Monuments.  Indian Notes  V: 59-63. New York, 1927.

1932  Methods of Indian buffalo hunts, with the itinerary of the last tribal hunt of the Omaha.  Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters.  XVI, pp. 17-32.

1924  Teokanha's Sacred Bundle.  Indian Notes  1: 52-62. New York, 1924.

1913  A Study in the Ethnobotany of the Omaha Indians.  Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society,  Lincoln  v. 17: 314-357.

Green, Norma Kidd

1969  Iron Eye's Family: The Children of Joseph La Flesche.  The Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln.

1964  Four sisters: Daughters of Joseph LaFlesche.  Nebraska History  45( 2): 165-176.

Hartmann, Horst.

1985  Omaha-Sammlung des Museums für Völkerkunde Berlin.  Baessler-Archiv -- Berlin  Neue Folge 33(1-2): 113-122.

Henning, Dale R.

1970  Development and Interrelationships of Oneota Culture in the Lower Missouri River Valley.  The Missouri Archaeologist  32. Columbia, Missouri.

1993  The Adaptive Patterning of the Dhegiha Sioux.  Plains Anthropologist  38(46): 253-64.

Henshaw, Henry Wetherbee.

1890  Omaha Religious Practices.  American Anthropologist  3(1): 50.

Hough, Walter

1923  Alice Cunningham Fletcher.  American Anthropologist  25: 254 - 58.

Howard, James H.

1956  An Oto-Omaha Peyote Ritual.  Southwestern Journal of Anthropology    12: 432-436.

1953  An Omaha Medicine Packet.  Newsletter of the Plains Archeological Conference  5, no. 4, p. 55-57.

1950  An Omaha Dancing Ornament.  Museum News  12(1): 1-2. South Dakota University Museum, Vermillion.

1950  The Omaha Hand Game and Gourd Dance.  Newsletter of the Plains Archeological Conference  1(3): 3-6.

1950  Omaha Peyotism.  Museum News  11(7): pp 3-5. South Dakota University Museum, Vermillion.

Kercheval, G. T.

1893  An Otoe and an Omaha tale.  Journal of American Folk-Lore  6: 199 - 204.

Longwell, Alden Richard

1961  Lands of the Omaha Indians.  Unpublished M.A. thesis. University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Jenkins, Genelle

1940  Introduction to the ethno-history of the Omaha.  Unpublished M.A. thesis. University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Parins, James W. & Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr., editors

1995  Ke-ma-ha : the Omaha stories of Francis La Flesche.  University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

La Flesche, Francis

1917  Omaha and Osage Traditions or Separation.  Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Congress of Americanists  pp.459-462. Washington, DC.

1890  The Omaha Buffalo Medicine-men. An account of their method of practice.  Journal of American Folk-Lore  3(10): 215-221.

1929  The Omahas were Skillful in Bow and Arrow Making.  American Indian  (Tulsa) 3(4): 14-16.

1926  Omaha bow and arrow makers.  Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution  for year ending June 30, 1926, pp. 487 - 404. Washington DC.

1963  The Middle Five; Indian Schoolboys of the Omaha Tribe.  University of Wisconsin Press, Madison.

Liberty, Margot P.

1975  Population trends among present-day Omaha Indians.  Plains Anthropologist  20(69): 225-30.

1978  Francis La Flesche, Omaha, 1857-1932.  Proceedings of the American Ethnological Society for 1976:  45-59. Seattle.

Liberty, Margot, David V. Hughey and Richard Scaglion

1976  Rural and Urban Omaha Indian Fertility.  Human Biology  48(1): 59-71.

Lowie, Robert Heinrich

1913  Fletcher and La Flesche on the Omaha Tribe.  Science   37(963): 910.

Ludwickson, John

1995  Blackbird and Son:  A Note concerning Late-Eighteenth- and Early-Nineteenth-Century Omaha Chieftainship.  Ethnohistory  42 (1): 133-149.

Miewald, Christiana E.

1993  Examining the use of culturally specific models for diabetes intervention among Native Americans: applications for the Omaha.  Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Milner Clyde A.

1982  With good intentions : Quaker work among the Pawnees, Otos, and Omahas in the 1870s.  University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

Morin, KM

2002  Postcolonialism and native American geographies: the letters of Rosalie La Flesche Farley, 1896-1899.  Cultural Geographies   9(2): 158 - 181.

Myers, Thomas P.

1992  Birth and Rebirth of the Omaha.  University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln.

Nasatir, A.P.

1932  An Account of Spanish Louisiana in 1785.  Missouri Historical Review  24:521-36.

1990  Before Lewis and Clark [1952].  University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

Nebraska Indian Commission

1984  The History and Legal Status of Nebraska Indian Tribes.  Lincoln, Neb. P.O. Box 94914, Lincoln 68509

Neihardt, John Gneisena

1991  The End of the Dream & Other Stories.  University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

Nelson, Elaine M

2004  Eunice Woodhull Stabler, Omaha Indian writer, 1885-1963.  Unpublished M.A. Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Olson, Paul A, editor

1979  The Book of the Omaha: Literature of the Omaha.  Nebraska Curriculum Development Center, Lincoln.

Omaha Redevelopment Commission

196?  Omaha Indian Reservation, Nebraska, Macy, Neb.  No publisher given.

O'Shea, John M. and John Ludwickson

1992  Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Omaha Indians, The Big Village Site.  University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

1992  Omaha Chieftainship in the Nineteenth Century.  Ethnohistory  39(3): 316-352.

O'Shea, John M., George D. Schrimper and John K. Ludwickson.

1982  Ivory-billed Woodpeckers at the Big Village of the Omaha.  Plains Anthropologist  27( 97): 245-248.

Patrick, Pearl Haley

1957  O'po Of The Omaha.  Caxton Printers, Caldwell, Ind.

Pedersen, Scott C. and Susan C. Antón.

1998  Bicoronal Synostosis in a Child from Historic Omaha Cemetery 25DK10.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology  105(3) 369 - 376.

Reinhard, Karl J.

1992  Evaluation of Lead Concentrations in 18th Century Omaha Indian Skeletons using ICP-MS  American Journal of Physical Anthropology  89(2): 183-195.

Ridington, Robin

1987  Omaha Images of Renewal.  Canadian Journal of Native Studies  7(2): 149-64.

1987  Ethnicity and Cultural Survival: the Omaha Tribe.  In Ethnicity and Culture,  Proceedings of the Chacmool Annual Conference,  no. 18, pp. 297 - 301. Archaeological Association, University of Calgary, Calgary.

1987  Omaha Survival: a Vanishing Indian Tribe that would not Vanish.  American Indian Quarterly  11(1): 37-51.

1988  Tree that Stands Burning: Reclaiming a Point of View as from the Center.  Journal of the Steward Anthropological Society  17(1-2) 47-75.

1988  Images of Cosmic Union: Omaha Ceremonies of Renewal.  History of Religions  28(2): 135-150.

1990  Receiving the Mark of Honor: An Omaha Ritual of Renewal.  In Religion in Native North America  edited by Christopher Vecsey, pp. 20 - 35. University of Idaho Press, Moscow.

1993  A Sacred Object as Text.  American Indian Quarterly  17(1): 83 - 99.

1997  All the Old Spirits Have Come Back to Greet Him: Realizing the Sacred Pole of the Omaha Tribe.  In Present Is Past: Some Uses of Tradition in Native Societies  edited by Marie Mauz, pp 159 - 179. University Press of America, Lanham, MD.

1998  Cry of the Living Creatures: an Omaha Performance of Blessing.  Anthropologica  40(2): 183-196.

Ridington, Robin and Dennis Hastings.

1997  Blessing for a Long Time: The Sacred Pole of the Omaha.  University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

Ramsey, Jarold

1992  Francis LaFlesche's 'The Song of Flying Crow' and the Limits of Ethnography.  Boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture  19(3): 180-96.

Roll, Nancy Lee Ludwig

1999  Mythic Imagination Still Photographs Of Omaha Indians.  Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Rood, David S.

1979  Siouan.  In The Languages of Native America: Historical and Comparative Assessment  edited by Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mithun,  pp. 236-298.  University of Texas Press, Austin.

Ross, Donald David.

1970  The Omaha people.  Indian historian  3(3): 19-22.

Scherer, Mark R.

1999  Imperfect victories : the Legal Tenacity of the Omaha Tribe, 1945-1995.  University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

Smith, George Hubert

1973  Notes on Omaha Ethnohistory, 1763-1820.  Plains Anthropologist  18(62): 257-270.

Smith, Sherry L.

2001  Francis LaFlesche and the World of Letters.  The American Indian Quarterly  25(4): 579-603.

Stabler, Hollis Davies

1976  Transcript of film recordings of Omaha Indians  [Videotaped interviews with Mr. and Mrs. John Turner, recorded April 1976]. Publisher not given., Lincoln, Neb.?

Stabler Eunice W. (La-ta-we-sah)

1943  How beautiful the land of my forefathers.  Privately published, Wichita, KS.

Suzuki, Peter T.

1992  Retrocession and Jurisdictional Issues facing the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska.  Man and Life  18(1-2): 1-10. Calcutta

Tate,  Michael L.

1991  The Upstream People : an Annotated Research Bibliography of the Omaha Tribe.  Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, N.J.

Tanner, Helen Hornbeck (editor)

1987  Atlas of Great Lakes Prehistory.  University of  Oklahoma Press, Norman.

Thorne, Tanis, C.

1993  Black Bird, "King of the Mahars: " Autocrat, Big Man, Chief.  Ethnohistory  40(3):410-37.

Vehik, Susan C.

1993  Dhegiha Origins and Plains Archaeology.  Plains Anthropologist  38-146:231-252.

Wedel, Mildred M.

1981  The Ioway, Oto, and Omaha Indians in 1700.  Journal of the Iowa Archeological Society  28: 1-13.

Welsch, Roger L.

1981  Omaha Tribal Myths And Trickster Tales.  Swallow Press, Chicago.

1984  Old villagers: the Omaha and Ponca by Roger Welsch.  The First Voices,  pp. 16-20. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln.

Wishart, David

1995  The roles and status of men and women in the nineteenth century.  American Indian Quarterly  19 (4): 509 - 518.