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Author Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk.

Title Standing Bear of the Ponca / Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve ; illustrated by Thomas Floyd
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (57 pages)
Series Notable Nebraskans
Notable Nebraskans.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; 1. Standing Bear, the Boy; 2. The Tribe; 3. Change; 4. Indian Territory; 5. The Move; 6. Friends; 7. The Trial; 8. Home; 9. After Standing Bear; Timeline; Glossary; Suggested Reading
Summary For Ages 8 and upImagine having to argue in court that you are a person. Yet this is just what Standing Bear, of the Ponca Indian tribe, did in Omaha in 1879. And because of this trial, the law finally said that an Indian was indeed a person, with rights just like any other American. Standing Bear of the Ponca tells the story of this historic leader, from his childhood education in the ways and traditions of his people to his trials and triumphs as chief of the Bear Clan of the Ponca tribe. Most harrowing is the winter trek on which Standing Bear led his disp
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 47-48)
Notes Print version record
Subject Standing Bear, 1829?-1908 -- Juvenile literature.
Ponca Indians -- Claims -- Juvenile literature.
Ponca Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Ponca Indians -- Relocation -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Floyd, Thomas L.
ISBN 0803249489 (electronic bk.)
1299775063 (ebk)
1461937256 (electronic bk.)
9780803249486 (electronic bk.)
9781299775060 (ebk)
9781461937258 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)