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Indigenous peoples including Omaha , Missouria , Ponca , Pawnee , Otoe , and various branches of the Lakota ( Sioux ) tribes lived in the region for thousands of years before European exploration. The state is crossed by many historic trails and was explored by the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Nebraska was admitted as the 37th state of the United States in 1867. It is the only state in the United States whose legislature is unicameral and officially nonpartisan.
Nebraska's name is derived from transliteration of the archaic Otoe words Ñí Brásge , pronounced [ɲĩbɾasꜜkɛ] (contemporary Otoe Ñí Bráhge ), or the Omaha Ní Btháska , pronounced [nĩbɫᶞasꜜka] , meaning "flat water", after the Platte River that flows through the state.