Published: Jul. 21, 2022 at 8:12 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 21, 2022 at 8:34 PM CDT
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Governor Pete Ricketts joined state leaders and Ponca Tribe members to honor Chief Standing Bear through the dedication of the Chief Standing Bear Justice Administration Building Thursday. Chief Standing Bear’s 1879 lawsuit against the federal government (Standing Bear v. Crook) led to a landmark decision reaffirming the basic human dignity of Native Americans and entitling them to equal protection of the law.  Read More