- Associated Press - Sunday, October 30, 2016

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) - An event next month at the Homestead National Monument will offer the chance to learn more about the medicines and foods American Indians used.

The monument will host Jerome Kills Small for a talk on the topic on Nov. 13 at 2 p.m.

Kills Small will talk about medicinal plants and foods that can be found growing on the Great Plains, in the Missouri River valley, and in the Rocky Mountains.

He will also describe what Native American tribes believes about those plants.

The monument sits four miles west of Beatrice, along Nebraska Highway 4. All activities are free of cost and no park permit is required to visit Homestead National Monument of America.

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