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 ]

New Chief Standing Bear Trail Legislation Introduced

02.20.15

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer from Nebraska introduced S. 479 Chief Standing Bear Trail Legislation on February 12, 2015.  This is “A bill 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… [ Read More ]

New Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice Scholarship Now Available

02.19.15

University of Nebraska Journalism Professor Joe Starita has announced that he is now offering a new scholarship for Native students in Nebraska.  Check out the link below for more information. Scholarship Application  

2015 Chief Standing Bear Essay Contest Is Now Open!

02.19.15

The Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs is pleased to announce the opening of the 2015 Chief Standing Bear Essay Contest.  For the first time ever the contest has been made open to student submissions from anywhere in the United States.  Check out the link below for more information… [ Read More ]

2015 Chief Standing Bear Scholarship Applications Now Open

02.19.15

The Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs is pleased to announce that the 2015 Chief Standing Bear scholarships are now open for application.  There are two scholarships for $2,500 available for enrolled Native students living in Nebraska.  Check out the link for application information. Scholarship Application