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Main Topic
Our Nation
Topic
National Expansion & Reform: Native American Perspectives
Title

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

Speaker

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Description

Joe Starita discusses 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.

Age Group
All Ages

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