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HERITAGE

“God made me, and I am a man.” – Chief Standing Bear

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PRESERVATION

O’ Great Spirit

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TRADITION

“When you are in doubt, be still, and wait…” – Chief White Eagle

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has declared a State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 virus. Effective Monday, March 16th, the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has instituted a travel ban for all employees and tribal officials. In addition, all scheduled community events and trainings are canceled or postponed until further notice, at which time they will be evaluated for the safety of our tribal members.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS


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NEWS & LINKS


Members Needed

Code Revision (Law & Order) Committee    There is one vacancy that needs to be filled for a Tribal Member.  This Committee reviews the Ponca Tribal Law & Order Code to ensure that it is an…

Winter Weather Closings

Due to impending bad weather, the Lincoln and Omaha offices of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, including the Fred LeRoy Health and Wellness Center, are closed Monday, January 25th.

Elders Vaccine Survey
Elders Covid19 Vaccine Interest Survey

https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/f9498dfaac7848d1a17bc05e94944048 Additional information: Vaccines will be available to elders 65 years age group first, then 55 and older age group. Number of p…

iPep 2

Please note that the iPep 2 checks were mailed via the USPS on the morning of Tuesday, January 19th. Watch your daily mail for your check.

Lincoln Office Closure

Please note that our Lincoln office will be closed on Wednesday, January 20th. Normal business hours will resume on Thursday the 21st. All other offices and clinics will be open as normal on Wedne…

WE, THE MEMBERS OF THE PONCA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA

in order to restore, preserve and protect all rights aboriginally held by our people and their descendants, promote peace, prosperity, happiness, and the general welfare of the members of our Tribe and our posterity, to exercise home rule, to assert our inherent sovereignty, to protect our right of self-government, to conserve custom, to improve our social order, to protect our rights as individuals, to promote our economic welfare, to promote domestic tranquility, to promote business enterprises both cooperative and individual, to promote educational opportunities for all Ponca people, to consolidate our land holdings by purchase, exchange, transfer, gift, or otherwise, do ordain and establish this Constitution in accordance with our inherent sovereignty, and all previous aboriginal rights of our members and Treaties previously entered into with the United States of America.

from the Preamble of the Ponca Constitution