Descendant of Omaha Indian chief straddles two Omahas
He’s about as Omaha as an Omahan can be. It’s in his blood.
Rudi Mitchell, the great-great-great-great-grandson of Chief Big Elk, firmly straddles the two disparate Omahas — the prosperous city where he lives and the impoverished Omaha reservation of his birth.
He remains attached to his city and devoted to his tribe.