The Omaha Tribe has shut down most operations for the day, as has the Nebraska Indian Community College, amid the investigation. A post on social media referenced the impact of Aldrich's death on the reservation. "Today, we filled with grief as a community," the post read. "When our community hurts, we all hurt. May Wakonda give strength in this time of sorrow and sadness." Women on the reservation held a candlelight vigil in memory of Aldrich on Tuesday night. Another one is scheduled for Wednesday evening. In a post on social media, one participant wrote: "let us stand against domestic violence let us show Ashlea we care" and "let us show support to her family" Another vigil is being planned at the Indian Center in Lincoln on Saturday.
Today, we filled with grief as a community. When our community hurts, we all hurt. May Wakonda give strength in this...Posted by Omaha Tribe of Nebraska on Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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