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RG1002.AM:  Footprints in Blood, 1979

Programs, etc.:  1878-1879, 1979

Size:  One folder


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


Revised TMM         05-06-2009