June 21

RELEASE: Reservation Flooding Worsens Omaha Tribe’s Financial Struggles

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Ben Thompson

Managing Attorney at Thompson Law Office
Ben Thompson is licensed to practice law in California, Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska. His law practice is at the intersection of the land, its stewardship, and justice.

Thompson Law Office is a Nebraska law firm with offices in Omaha and Chadron that provides its individual, non-profit, business and governmental clients with practical advice and passionate advocacy in a variety of legal matters. Learn more about our general law practice here.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Carroll Webster, Jr., Tribal Emergency Manager, 402-837-5368 Amen Sheridan, Tribal Chairperson, 402-837-5391, ext. 1 Ben Thompson, Tribal Attorney, 402-330-3060, ext. 111 Reservation flooding worsens Omaha Tribe’s financial struggles Macy, Nebraska, Omaha Indian Reservation (June 21, 2011) – Just when things were starting to look up for the Omaha Tribe, flooding of.

June 13

Community Service: Firm Employees Volunteer to Fill Sandbags on Omaha Indian Reservation

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Ben Thompson

Managing Attorney at Thompson Law Office
Ben Thompson is licensed to practice law in California, Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska. His law practice is at the intersection of the land, its stewardship, and justice.

Thompson Law Office is a Nebraska law firm with offices in Omaha and Chadron that provides its individual, non-profit, business and governmental clients with practical advice and passionate advocacy in a variety of legal matters. Learn more about our general law practice here.
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  The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, which occupies the Omaha Indian Reservation in northeast Nebraska, has been particularly hard hit by the flooding along the Missouri River.  The Reservation straddles the river and includes land on both the Nebraska and Iowa sides.  Floodwaters have completely surrounded the Omaha Tribe’s casino near Onawa, Iowa, and flooded.