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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

CALENDAR OF EVENTS


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NEWS & LINKS


College Assistance Deadline

Reminder: If you are planning to attend college this spring, please remember that the deadline to apply for spring assistance is December 15, 2020.  Please contact either Pat or Aubrey in the Edu…

iPep Update

The first round of checks will be mailed next week. If you have not yet submitted your application, the deadline is Monday, November 30th at 11:59 p.m. https://www.poncatribe-ne.org/ipep/

Offices Closed November 26-27
Offices Closed November 26-27

The offices and clinics of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska will be closed Thursday & Friday, November 26th & 27th in observance of Thanksgiving Day and Native American Day.Offices will reopen for …

Additional Date for District 3 Freezer Distribution
Additional Date for District 3 Freezer Distribution

The freezer distribution for District 3 Heads of Households in or within a 60 mile radius of the service delivery area has an additional pickup date of Tuesday, December 1 from 12-5 pm at the Osni Pon…

District 1 Sioux City Freezer Distribution

District 1 Sioux City Freezer Distribution for Heads of Households in or within 60 miles of Sioux City is this coming Tuesday, November 24th, starting at Noon. For more information, please call 712-25…

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

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