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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


October 2020
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NEWS & LINKS


Assistance Due To COVID-19 For Sioux City Metro Area Native Americans

A one-time relief assistance ($50 Hyvee Gift Card) is available to adult members of federally recognized tribes (18 years and older) living in the Sioux City metro area (Sioux City and Sergeant Bluffs…

Tribal Election Ballots

Please check your return voter envelope and make sure it has $1.00 in postage. The voters with .50 on their return envelope will need to add postage to ensure their ballot reaches us by November 3, 20…

Members Needed

NORTHERN PONCA HOUSING AUTHORITY A vacancy will exist in January2021 on the NPHA Board of Commissioners for District 1 (JoAn Ehlers Schlotman’s position) to complete the unexpired term. The term wil…

iMap Update
iMap Update

Thank you to all members who applied for iMap funding. The first 1900 applications have been processed, and checks will be mailed out the first full week of October, with the rest to follow shortly th…

Niobrara Office Closed

The Niobrara Office, including the Transportation Agency and Headquarters, are closed the remainder of today, September 30th, for cleaning and sanitation.

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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