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'An Indian man is on the mall' -- Statue of Ponca Chief Standing Bear is unveiled
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'An Indian man is on the mall' -- Statue of Ponca Chief Standing Bear is unveiled (November 10, 2017)

The story of Ponca Chief Standing Bear is, in many ways, the story of a father’s love for his son.

Native Sun News Today: Ponca Tribe struggled to survive in face of broken treaty
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Native Sun News Today: Ponca Tribe struggled to survive in face of broken treaty (November 8, 2017)

Like many tribes who entered into negotiations with the United States, the Ponca made the fatal mistake of relinquishing their equal status as treaty partners.

Native Sun News Today: Looking back at the tribes featured in 'Century of Dishonor' book
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Native Sun News Today: Looking back at the tribes featured in 'Century of Dishonor' book (October 30, 2017)

Even back in 1881, and it is still true to this day, the best friend the tribes of North America ever had was a White person of impassioned conscience.

Ponca Tribe hosts 282-mile walk to retrace trail of forced removal
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Ponca Tribe hosts 282-mile walk to retrace trail of forced removal (March 21, 2017)

The federal government forced the tribe to leave its homelands in Nebraska to present-day Oklahoma.

Ponca Tribe reclaims small part of ancestral territory in Nebraska
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Ponca Tribe reclaims small part of ancestral territory in Nebraska (July 28, 2015)

The 230-acre property will be used for the proposed Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, the route that traces the forced removal of the tribe.

Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska symposium focuses on Native issues
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Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska symposium focuses on Native issues (May 5, 2015)

The symposium set for May 14-15 incorporates the commission’s Standing Bear Breakfast and will be informative for anyone concerned about the future wellbeing of Natives in the Great Plains.

Kevin Abourezk: Students retrace journey of Chief Standing Bear
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Kevin Abourezk: Students retrace journey of Chief Standing Bear (March 30, 2015)

In 1877, Standing Bear led his people on a forced march to Oklahoma from their home in northeast Nebraska.

Kevin Abourezk: A mystery of Indian agents with same name
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Kevin Abourezk: A mystery of Indian agents with same name (November 26, 2014)

Two men with the same name served as Indian agents but only one oversaw the forced removal of Chief Standing Bear and the Ponca Tribe.

House Natural Resources Committee passes three tribal bills
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House Natural Resources Committee passes three tribal bills (November 21, 2014)

The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.

Mike Johanns: Retracing steps of great Ponca Chief Standing Bear
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Mike Johanns: Retracing steps of great Ponca Chief Standing Bear (August 29, 2014)

An imprisoned Native American chief, an unlikely cadre of Nebraskans and a harrowing journey led to one of America’s earliest civil rights victories 135 years ago.

Ponca Tribe museum features headdress worn by Standing Bear
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Ponca Tribe museum features headdress worn by Standing Bear (July 8, 2014)

The museum is inside a building that was constructed tribal members in 1936.

Gloria Hamilton: Chief Standing Bear stood up for human rights
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Gloria Hamilton: Chief Standing Bear stood up for human rights (May 12, 2014)

Gloria Hamilton, the culture director for the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, explains the significance of Chief Standing Bear.

Review: 'Magic Words' brings Chief Standing Bear's drama to life
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Review: 'Magic Words' brings Chief Standing Bear's drama to life (July 2, 2012)

"In 1909, Julius Meyer, a Prussian-born retailer of American Indian crafts, a former spokesman for several tribes, and an important member of the Jewish community in Omaha, Neb., was...

Ponca Chief Standing Bear descendants hail book on court case
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Ponca Chief Standing Bear descendants hail book on court case (June 14, 2012)

Two descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear praised a book that details their ancestor's historic court case. In 1878, Standing Bear and other members of the Ponca Tribe were...

KVNO: Book shares struggle of Ponca  Chief Standing Bear
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KVNO: Book shares struggle of Ponca Chief Standing Bear (February 28, 2012)

"This year’s selection for One Book One Nebraska is a story of one of the earliest victories in the struggle for civil rights: a universal story of humanity and...

Column: Ponca Chief Standing Bear a focus of documentary
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Column: Ponca Chief Standing Bear a focus of documentary (February 3, 2012)

"When artist Janice Rockwell found a photograph in the VIT High School library, she had no idea that it would inspire a creation that would take three years of her...

Charles Trimble:  Nebraska's  Ponca Tribe loses a great leader
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Charles Trimble: Nebraska's Ponca Tribe loses a great leader (January 16, 2012)

The life story of Ponca Chief Standing Bear is one of courage, resistance, and great leadership. The story is powerfully told in the book, “I am a Man,” by Nebraska...

Review: 'Standing Bear's Footsteps' provides a valuable lesson
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Review: 'Standing Bear's Footsteps' provides a valuable lesson (September 6, 2011)

"Christine Lesiak’s documentary provides an overview of a tragic chapter in U.S. history that culminated in a landmark civil rights court case. Standing Bear was a chief of the...

Kevin Abourezk: Ponca Tribe  pays tribute to community
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Kevin Abourezk: Ponca Tribe pays tribute to community (May 31, 2011)

"A Milford woman made her a new dress. A local carpenter built a coffin, and the carpenter's wife cleaned her body. Prairie Flower's father, Ponca Chief Standing Bear, presided over...

Kevin Abourezk:   Chief Standing Bear Breakfast    in Nebraska
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Kevin Abourezk: Chief Standing Bear Breakfast in Nebraska (May 23, 2011)

"As a child, he would walk with his grandfather across the prairie and along rivers on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation of South Dakota. Winter, spring, summer and fall, a...

Column: Army general supported  Ponca Chief Standing Bear
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Column: Army general supported Ponca Chief Standing Bear (May 9, 2011)

"George R. Crook was born in Ohio in 1825 and graduated near the bottom of his class from West Point in 1852. Sent to California as a 2nd lieutenant after...