NEBRASKA CITY - Speakers Marci Broyhill and Teresa Kay Orr will present Sisters from Outlaw Trail: Riders of the Hoot Owl Trail – Nebraska’s Outlaws on September 1, 2022, at 7:00 PM at Morton-James Public Library Kimmel Gallery located at 923 1st Corso. 402-873-5609.

This presentation is made possible by Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and Morton-James Public Library’s Harry and Grace Moller Endowment as part of the HN Speakers Bureau.

Sisters, Marci and Teresa grew up along Highway 12, Nebraska’s Outlaw Trail. They incorporate their rural experience and research into narrative cowboy poetry and music. Props and PowerPoint enhance this educational and entertaining presentation. Topics include the complex characters and situations of the Western Movement such as: outlaws Doc Middleton (Nebraska’s Robin Hood) and Kid Wade, women who became entangled into webs of crime, livestock, and rustlers.

Sisters from Outlaw Trail: Riders of the Hoot Owl Trail – Nebraska’s Outlaws is one of approximately 300 programs offered through the Humanities Nebraska Speakers Bureau. The more than 165 available speakers include acclaimed scholars, writers, musicians, storytellers and folklorists on topics ranging from pioneer heritage to ethics and law to international and multicultural issues.

Speakers are available to any non-profit organization in Nebraska. Each program lasts 30 minutes to an hour, plus a question-and-answer period.

The most frequent users of the HN Speakers Bureau are primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, libraries, museums and historical societies, agencies for the elderly, rural organizations, churches, arts organizations and ethnic organizations. Humanities Nebraska sponsors the largest Speakers Bureau program in the U.S. according to the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For information detailing the available speakers and guidelines for booking them, please access our website at www.humanitiesnebraska.org (Speakers section) or contact Humanities Nebraska at 215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 330, Lincoln, NE 68508, phone (402) 474-2131, fax (402) 474-4852 or e-mail [email protected]