noun (plural same or Omahas)
1A member of an American Indian people of northeastern Nebraska.
- Although the flow of culture was one-way and La Flesche promoted Americanization among Omahas, she did use her status, within both Omaha and Euramerican society, to help Omahas negotiate federal bureaucracy.
- The Omaha originally had its settlements along Missouri river in eastern Nebraska
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Relating to the Omaha or their language.
- While most European-American children would not notice the difference between an Arapaho and an Omaha shirt, Indian schoolchildren would appreciate her accuracy.
- Eventually, members were going to bypass the co-op, choosing instead to pocket the nickel-per-bushel premium for hauling corn to an Omaha terminal and beans to a Sioux City area processor.
From Omaha umãhã 'upstream'.
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