Main Topic: National Expansion
Topic: Native American Perspectives
Main Topic: Our State
Topic: Nebraskans Who Made a Difference
Topic: Native Americans on the Plains
Speaker: Joe Starita
I Am a Man: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice
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.