Just a reminder. 2016 is an off year for our Breakfast Commemoration. We will however be announcing our Essay winners and Scholarship winners this month. We continue to work on numerous exciting projects including ongoing trail bill legislation, historic markers, monuments and more. Work will begin shortly on… [ Read More ]
Check out the video below showing highlights from our 2015 Chief Standing Bear Breakfast Commemoration.
The Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs has partnered with the Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska to create an event for 2015 that will mark the return of the Chief Standing Bear Breakfast Commemoration after a break in 2014. This will be the start… [ Read More ]
“I recently had the great privilege of speaking at the Chief Standing Bear Annual Breakfast in Omaha. This important annual event celebrates the life of the great Ponca chief, Chief Standing Bear, one of America’s first civil rights heroes. I am very thankful to the Nebraska Commission on… [ Read More ]
“About 700 people attended the Chief Standing Bear Breakfast on Saturday at the Hilton Omaha. The event honors and celebrates Standing Bear’s message of “equality before the law.” This marked the first time the annual event, organized by the Nebraska Comission on Indian Affairs, was held in Omaha…. [ Read More ]