Standing Bear of the Ponca

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Standing Bear of the Ponca

Standing Bear of the Ponca By Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve Standing Bear of the Ponca For Ages and upImagine having to argue in court that you are a person Yet this is just what Standing Bear of the Ponca Indian tribe did in Omaha in And because of this trial the law finally

  • Title: Standing Bear of the Ponca
  • Author: Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
  • ISBN: 9780803228269
  • Page: 383
  • Format: Paperback
  • Standing Bear of the Ponca By Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve For Ages 8 and upImagine having to argue in court that you are a person Yet this is just what Standing Bear, of the Ponca Indian tribe, did in Omaha in 1879 And because of this trial, the law finally said that an Indian was indeed a person, with rights just like any other American.Standing Bear of the Ponca tells the story of this historic leader, from his childhood educFor Ages 8 and upImagine having to argue in court that you are a person Yet this is just what Standing Bear, of the Ponca Indian tribe, did in Omaha in 1879 And because of this trial, the law finally said that an Indian was indeed a person, with rights just like any other American.Standing Bear of the Ponca tells the story of this historic leader, from his childhood education in the ways and traditions of his people to his trials and triumphs as chief of the Bear Clan of the Ponca tribe Most harrowing is the winter trek on which Standing Bear led his displaced people, starving and sick with malaria, back to their homeland only to be arrested by the U.S government, which set the stage for his famous trial Standing Bear s story is also the story of a changing America, when the Ponca, like so many Indian tribes, felt the pressure of pioneers looking to settle the West Standing Bear died in 1908, but his legacy and influence continue even up to the present.
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    1. Emily Rachelle on said:

      I ve never even heard of the Ponca Indian tribe, and as a future elementary teacher I ve taken a recent interest in kids books, so I saw this in a LibraryThing giveaway and thought, Why not While the book wasn t exactly up my alley history never was my subject I did enjoy it The author seeks to make the story enjoyable and give you cultural background information to help even the most clueless reader i.e me understand the Indian story There are full size color illustrations, which is nice I have [...]

    2. Nelda Brangwin on said:

      Driving Hawk is a strong authentic voice in Native American children s literature Her story of Standing Bear has been researched and told in a straight forward message It is the story of many Native Americans 4th and 5th grader who read this book, will come away with an understanding of how the US Government treated the Natives Her well chosen words work in their simplicity to show how Standing Bear complied with the federal dictates His statement at his trial are simple and eloquent The words h [...]

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