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Ponca Chief’s statue joins greats in Statuary Hall

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at dedication of Chief Standing Bear statue in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol.

Sarah Guevara

September 18, 2019

WASHINGTON -- A new statue of a legendary chief of Ponca City’s Ponca Tribe joined the silent sentinels in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. The statue, submitted by the State of Nebraska from which Chief Standing Bear hailed and in which he is buried, is 12 statues down from the statue of Sequoyah...

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