Fortenberry Legislation to Study Chief Standing Bear Trail Passes House

04.29.15

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced that the U.S. House of Representatives passed his legislation directing the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail (H.R. 984). Fortenberry spoke before the House of Representatives… [ Read More ]

Class Takes Walk in Standing Bear’s Footsteps

04.08.15

March 26, 2015 7:00 pm  •  By KEVIN ABOUREZK | LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR Visiting Standing Bear Trail NEAR WYMORE — The days must have been hotter, longer than anyone on this pleasant spring morning could begin to imagine. Ryan Christensen knows he could never fully understand what the Poncas experienced on… [ Read More ]

Students follow tragic path taken century ago by Ponca, who were marched out of Nebraska to Oklahoma

04.08.15

By Joe Duggan / World-Herald staff writer BARNESTON, Neb. — The students stepped along a forgotten rail bed in southeast Nebraska and tried to imagine 500 people on a journey of sadness more than a century ago. They came to this strip of soil and granite along the… [ Read More ]

Fortenberry Reintroduces Standing Bear Legislation

04.08.15

Mar 26, 2015  Press Release Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and cosponsor Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) announced that the Natural Resources Committee approved their legislation directing the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic… [ Read More ]