SEASON 1 EPISODE 11 “VOICES ON THE PRAIRIE WIND“
David Wolf, Director of the Legacy of the Plains Museum, is joined by Nick Sakarada.
In this episode, David Wolf talks with Nick Sakarada about his family’s history here in the North Platte Valley. Nick is a second-generation, Nisei, Japanese American. His father came over to work the railroads, and the family eventually settled in Colorado. They moved up to the Scottsbluff, Nebraska area to farm. He has been here ever since and shares his stories about farming, his and his family’s service during World War 2, and his work in the sugar beet industry.
- This program was produced with the help of Long Draw Publishing & WyoBraska Magazine.
- Distributed by, and available at Buzzsprout
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HISTORY OF THE PODCAST
After months of preparation, on August 25, 2021, the first “Voices on the Praire Wind Podcast” was dropped, and made public, on several global platforms launching the Legacy of the Plain Museum in Gering, Nebraska into a new era of global communication, sharing the stories, people and events of the High Plains with the rest of the world.
LEGACY OF THE PLAINS MUSEUM
Located on the Oregon Trail, the Legacy of the Plains Museum features an impressive collection of pioneer and early community artifacts, antique tractors, and farm implements; an 80-acre working farm; historic farmstead structures; and striking views of Scotts Bluff National Monument. Come live the timeless stories of the Nebraska prairie.