Nebraska Authors

Daniel J. Liska

AKA: Danny J.

Born 1929 Near Niobrara, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Bigfoot Ranch, RFD, Niobrara
Colombia, SA

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Autobiography; local history

Places Worked

Betancur de Liska Printing Co., Bogota, Colombia


Liska was an acting double and stunt man for Yul Brynner in 'Taras Bulba' filmed in Argentina
Credited as the first person to travel by motorcycle and foot from Alaska to the Southern-most tip of South America
Founded Bigfoot Ranch (the Metaphysical Institute of Eastern Nebraska), 1983


Two Wheels to Adventure: Alaska to Argentina by Motorcycle. 2004.
CATATUMBO: Jungle Oil and Killer Indians.
The Darien Curse: In the Jungles of Panama.
Our Valleys.
The Ponca Curse. 1990.
River Rat Town. 1990.
Children of White Mountain. 1992.

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