Today at the Nebraska State Capitol Building, Governor Heineman signed a proclamation declaring: “One Book One Nebraska Reads ‘I Am a Man’: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice” by Joe Starita encouraging Nebraskans to read and discuss the book. Libraries and schools are promoting the book in Nebraskan educational and cultural institutions through book discussions and events across Nebraska. The author was previously an investigative reporter and New York Bureau Chief for The Miami Herald, and is now a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Journalism and professor for the school’s Native Daughters project. He is pictured below with NCIA Executive Director Judi gaiashkibos.
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