Footprints in Blood, 1979 [RG1002.AM]

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RG1002.AM:  Footprints in Blood, 1979

Programs, etc.:  1878-1879, 1979
Size:  One folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection contains publicity materials, press releases, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to the play, "Footprints in Blood," by Christopher Sergel, which was produced by the Omaha Indian Center in 1979. The performance marked the 100th anniversary of the 1879 civil rights trial of "Standing Bear vs. Crook." The collection includes various articles about the Standing Bear trial, was well as miscellaneous related items such as business cards, tickets for a buffalo feast, a proclamation for "Standing Bear year," and a program for a service of reconciliation between Indians and non-Indians.

Note:  The History Nebraska archival collections contain various materials relating to Standing Bear. See also the Library catalog and the Nebraska History index for related publications.

 

Subject headings:

American Indian Center of Omaha, Inc. (Omaha, Nebraska)
Indians of North America -- Civil rights -- Nebraska
Indians of North America -- Government relations
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Nebraska
Indians of North America -- Relocation -- Nebraska
Ponca Indians -- Government relations
Ponca Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Ponca Indians -- Relocation -- Nebraska
Sergel, Christopher
Standing Bear, Ponca chief

 

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