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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.

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NEWS & LINKS


Chief Standing Bear Scholarship

Chief Standing Bear’s contributions towards Civil Rights have left a lasting impression on Nebraskans and have had an impact on all Americans as well.In Commemoration of his efforts, the Chief Stand…

District 1 Virtual Membership Meeting

This is a reminder that the District 1 Members meeting will be taking place on Saturday, February 20th at 1 p.m. It will be livestreamed via our Lifesize meeting system. Council Members Angie Stark…

Tribal Council Meeting Postponed

The Tribal Council meeting scheduled for today has been re-scheduled to Friday, February 19th at 10 AM due to the potential power outages that could occur throughout all the areas

February 16 Closures

Due to extreme cold, all Ponca Tribe of Nebraska offices and clinics will be closed Tuesday, February 16. Appointments will be rescheduled. Stay safe and warm!

Member Notice: Law and Order Code Revision

LAW AND ORDER CODE REVISION Discussion on April 6 at 10:00 a.m.During Tribal Council Meeting **** NOTICE: All Tribal Members **** The Tribal Council will be discussing amending the Law and Or…

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