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Standing Bear: A Ponca Indian Cantata

The Lied Center’s Carson Theater set the stage for the exciting world premiere of Standing Bear: A Ponca Indian Cantata. The performance featured the exquisite talent of the Rangbrook Ensemble, a professional string sextet, Native American operatic baritone soloist, Grant Youngblood, and critically acclaimed pianist Dr. Ken...

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Healing and Survivance: Native American Women and Health in their Communities

Healing and Survivance: Native American Women and Health in their Communities Wednesday, April 12, 6:30PM at the UNO Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (Rooms 201/205/209) “Healing and Survivance: Native American Women and Health in their Communities” is a combined film screening and panel discussion event that is FREE and open to the public. The first half of the event will be a viewing of the new documentary Medicine Woman, followed by a discussion of scholars and film contributors: Wehnona Stabler (Umonhon Nation, CEO of Carl T. Curtis Health Education Center), Joe Starita (historian/journalist), Gina Robbins (Cherokee Nation, UNO professor),...

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Chief Standing Bear Essay Contest

  McDonald’s® Corporation in collaboration with Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs and the Chief Standing Bear Planning Committee are proud to present your school with this opportunity, McDonald’s ® Chief Standing Bear Essay Contest Purpose: Generate awareness in our youth and community of the many accomplishments of Ponca Chief Standing Bear. Topic: Ponca Chief Standing Bear had a historic court case in 1877 which is still significant piece of Nebraska’s early history. What lessons can it teach us about equality and justice today and into the future? Download the Chief Stand Bear Essay Contest Application here    ...

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StrongHearts Native Helpline

Providing immediate support and culturally relevant resources for Native Americans affected by domestic violence and dating violence. Speak with a StrongHearts advocate by calling 1-844-7NATIVE (1-844-762-8483), Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CST when you are ready to reach...

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