Cyclist Following Poncas’ Route to Oklahoma

10.16.15

Ponca Tribe steps in to help complete missing trail link

NEAR MILFORD — David Fikar hasn’t had to face the tornadoes and flooded rivers and creeks the Poncas faced on their forced march south to Indian Territory in Oklahoma in 1877.

But the Lincoln man has faced a few challenges of his own as he’s traveled by bicycle along a rough version of the route the Ponca people took 138 years ago — like blistering summer heat, rain and aching pains in his 57-year-old muscles and joints.

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