Doran Morris, former Omaha chairman, dies at 63

Doran L. Morris Sr., a former chairman of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, died Sunday from complications due to diabetes, and kidney and heart failure. He was 63.

Morris led the tribe during the 1980s. During this time, the tribe regained land in Iowa and opened its casino on trust land in Iowa. He was active in the National Congress of American Indians, the National Indian Gaming Association and the Mni Sose Intertribal Water Rights Coalition.

Services are being held today at the Omaha Nation School in Macy.

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