I Am a Man: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice by Joe Starita

When
May 26 2014 - 2:00pm
About this event
Description: 
How an Indian Chief set off on a 600-mile journey to bury his son and ended up beating the U.S. Army in a Federal courtroom. A discussion of the legal, social and political importance of the landmark 1879 decision in which a judge declared that Ponca Chief Standing Bear was "a person" within the meaning of the law and entitled to the same Constitutional protections as white citizens.
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Website: 
www.humanitiesnebraska.org
Location
Fuller Park
Fairview and 9th Streets
68620 Albion, NE
United States
Phone: 402-395-6727
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