Obituary: Howard Wolf, Omaha elder and WWII veteran

Howard Wolf, an elder and veteran from the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, died Sunday. He was 79.

Wolf dedicated his life to preserving the Omaha language and culture. "Five hundred years from now, I want someone to be able to say, 'I am an Omaha Indian,'" he once said, according to The Omaha World-Herald.

Wolf served in the 82nd and the 101st Airborne divisions in World War II.

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Howard Wolf, elder in Omaha tribe, dies (The Omaha World-Herald 7/27)