Tag: Art Tanderup

2020 Planting of Sacred Ponca Corn in the Path of Keystone XL

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, a much smaller crowd than usual gathered for this year’s seventh annual planting of sacred Ponca corn — on Ponca Nation land situated with the Tanderup farm near Neligh, Nebraska — that crosses the Ponca Trail of Tears and proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline. Joining hosts Art and […]
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ACTION: Submit Comment on State Dept. Draft SEIS for Keystone XL

The U.S. State Department is now accepting public comments until Nov. 18 on a new draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. Add your name to Bold’s public comment, or compose your own #NoKXL comment to submit to the U.S. State Department. (Note: We encourage affected landowners living on […]
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CANCELLED: Nov.2 Ponca Sacred Corn Harvest

CANCELLED: Update Oct. 25th: We’re sorry to announce we must cancel this year’s Harvest of Sacred Ponca Corn event scheduled for next Saturday, Nov. 2nd. Due to climate-impacted Nebraska weather this year, the corn yield was extremely small. We’re all sad to miss our annual tradition and coming together on the Tanderup farm this fall. […]
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Giant Message to Trump Etched into Nebraska Cornfield: “No 45” + “No KXL”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2019 Giant Message to Trump Etched into Nebraska Cornfield: “No 45” + “No KXL” World’s largest crop art message to Trump unveiled Wednesday in 33-acre field on the Tanderup farm was created by volunteers with artist John Quigley Neligh, NE — A gigantic message to President Trump, etched into a […]
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Sixth Annual Ponca Corn Planting + NoKXL Crop Art Installation

*VIEW PHOTOS FROM THE SIXTH ANNUAL SACRED PONCA CORN PLANTING* This year, we’re combining our sixth annual planting of Sacred Ponca Corn on land inside the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route with the chance to help create a gigantic new NoKXL crop artwork — all on the Tanderup Farm, and now, formally-deeded Ponca Nation lands […]
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Help Create a New NoKXL Crop Artwork in a Nebraska Cornfield

Help create a new crop artwork on the Tanderup farm! Volunteers needed: May 17-21 Bold Nebraska has the chance to team up again with Nebraska farmer and Pipeline Fighter Art Tanderup, and artist John Quigley to create a gigantic new #NoKXL crop artwork in Art’s cornfield in Neligh, Nebraska. We want to create new crop […]
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In Historic First, Nebraska Farmer Returns Land to Ponca Tribe Along “Trail of Tears”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2018 Contact: Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Larry Wright, Jr., Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, 402-540-7122, ldwrightjr@gmail.com In Historic First, Nebraska Farmer Returns Land to Ponca Tribe Along “Trail of Tears” June 10 ceremony near Neligh, NE included Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Chairman Larry Wright Jr., Nebraska landowner Art Tanderup, Ponca Nation of Oklahoma […]
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Pipeline Fighter & Farmer Art Tanderup Honored With Earth Day Lifetime Achievement Award

Art Tanderup — a Nebraska farmer and retired teacher and union rep. — as well as Pipeline Fighter, Water Protector, Ponca corn-planter, solar booster, tractor–crop–artist, Washington Monument reflecting pool-wader, and host of the famous “Harvest the Hope” #NoKXL benefit concert with Neil Young and Willie Nelson — was honored at this year’s Earth Day Omaha […]
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Sacred Ponca Corn Planted in Path of Keystone XL for Fourth Consecutive Year

Mother Nature gave us an awesomely bountiful day on May 21st for the fourth year of planting the Sacred Ponca Corn on Art and Helen Tanderup’s farm near the Ponca Trail of Tears and in the path of the proposed Keystone XL tarsands pipeline. Click here to view all photos from the Ponca corn planting […]
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Bold’s Jane Kleeb and Nebraska Farmer Art Tanderup Talk Keystone XL on MSNBC

Mark Hefflinger
Bold Alliance president Jane Kleeb and Art Tanderup, the Nebraska farmer who hosted the “Harvest the Hope” #NoKXL benefit concert featuring Willie Nelson and Neil Young, appeared on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” on Saturday, Jan. 28 to discuss President Trump’s actions to attempt to fast-track the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines. WATCH: Bold’s Jane Kleeb […]
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