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 ]

Text of 2015 Chief Standing Bear Trail Legislation is Now Available

02.27.15

Click on the link below to view Sen. Deb Fischer’s new trail bill language: Standing Bear Trail Language

New Chief Standing Bear Trail Legislation Introduced

02.20.15

    Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry introduced H.R. 984 on February 13 to “amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes.”  The bill… [ Read More ]