Standing Bear v. Crook

Hugh Reilly talked about Standing Bear v. Crook, the 1879 landmark case involved the Ponca Indian’s chief Standing Bear, the United States government, and General George… read more

Hugh Reilly talked about Standing Bear v. Crook, the 1879 landmark case involved the Ponca Indian’s chief Standing Bear, the United States government, and General George Crook. It recognized an Indian as a “person” under the law. Kathy Aultz, executive director of the Douglas County Historical Society, showed the home of General Crook. a career U.S. Army Officer known for his service during the Civil War and the Indian Wars.

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  • Kathy Aultz Executive Director Douglas County (NE) Historical Society
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Standing Bear v. Crook

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Location:
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
First Aired:
Jul 04, 2015 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 14, 2015 | 6:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jul 04, 2015 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 05, 2015 | 2:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 06, 2015 | 6:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 12, 2015 | 8:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2015 | 6:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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