Screening of Standing Bear’s Footsteps


Screening of Standing Bear’s Footsteps & Presentation by Princella Parker Sunday, January 11, 2015 2:00 p.m. John G. Neihardt State Historical Site 306 West Elm Street Bancroft, Nebraska Standing Bear’s Footsteps

Ponca Tribe Restores History With Museum, New Trail


By NATASHA RAUSCH NIOBRARA — The Ponca Tribe is growing and expanding — rapidly and impressively. The tribe, which has its headquarters here, has come a long way since 1964, when it was existence was officially terminated by the federal government, along with 109 other Native American tribes…. [ Read More ]

Showing of Standing Bear’s Footsteps At John G. Neihardt State Historic Site


Standing Bear’s Footsteps The January “Sunday Afternoon at the Museum” program at the John G. Neihardt State Historic Site features a screening of Standing Bear’s Footsteps, a historical documentary that traces Chief Standing Bear’s journey from his Nebraska homeland to the malaria-infested plains of Indian Territory in present-day… [ Read More ]

Chief Standing Bear Honor Will Have To Wait


December 25, 2014 by Brent Martin It got half-way there. It will have to wait until next year to see if Congress will approve creation of a Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail. The United States House approved by voice vote a bill sponsored by Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, but it… [ Read More ]