By Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
For a long time eight and up
Imagine having to argue in courtroom that you're a individual. but this can be simply what status endure, of the Ponca Indian tribe, did in Omaha in 1879. and thanks to this trial, the legislation eventually acknowledged that an Indian was once certainly anyone, with rights similar to the other American.
Standing undergo of the Ponca tells the tale of this ancient chief, from his formative years schooling within the methods and traditions of his humans to his trials and triumphs as leader of the endure extended family of the Ponca tribe. so much harrowing is the wintry weather trek on which status undergo led his displaced humans, ravenous and in poor health with malaria, again to their homeland—only to be arrested through the U.S. executive, which set the degree for his recognized trial. status Bear’s tale is usually the tale of a altering the USA, whilst the Ponca, like such a lot of Indian tribes, felt the strain of pioneers seeking to settle the West. status undergo died in 1908, yet his legacy and impression proceed even as much as the present.
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Standing Bear of the Ponca by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve