Phil Wendzillo

A member of the Ponca tribe and director of cultural affairs for the Ponca tribe of Nebraska, Wendzillo speaks on the history of the Poncas in Nebraska.

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A member of the Ponca tribe and director of cultural affairs for the Ponca tribe of Nebraska, Wendzillo speaks on the history of the Poncas in Nebraska. Among featured topics are the Trail of Tears and the tribe’s termination and ultimate restoration to federal status. Among the possible areas of coverage: Chief Standing Bear and the effect his struggles and court victory had on Native American civil rights, Native Americans and Christianity, Lewis and Clark Among the Indians.

Image: A Ponca man sings at the dedication of the Standing Bear statue at the US Capitol, September 2019. Photo courtesy of United States House of Representatives – Office of Greg Stanton

Phil Wendzillo

Title: Director of Cultural Affairs -Ponca Tribe of NE

Email: philwendzillo@hotmail.com

Phone: (712) 253-1134

City: Crofton


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