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The Ponca are a Native Americans (also Indians, Aboriginal Peoples, American Indians, First Nations, Alaskan Natives, Amerindians, or Indigenous Peoples of America) are the indigenous inhabitants of The Americas prior to the European colonization, and their modern descendants. This term comprises a large number of distinct tribes, states, and ethnic groups, many of them... Native American tribe originally living around the mouth of the [[Niobrara River],] State of Nebraska (Flag of Nebraska) (Seal of Nebraska) State nickname: Cornhusker State Other U.S. States Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Governor Dave Heineman Official languages English Area 200,520 km² (16th)  - Land 199,099 km²  - Water 1,247 km² (0.6%) Population (2000)  ... Nebraska, but was later removed to the Indian Territory in 1836 Indian Territory in 1891 Indian Territory, also known as Indian Country, Indian territory or the Indian territories, was the land set aside within the United States for the use of Native Americans (Indians). The general borders were set by the Indian Intercourse Act of 1834. It... Indian Territory.


Their first mention in written record came when they were visited by the The Lewis and Clark expedition (1804-1806) was the first American overland expedition to the Pacific coast and back. The Louisiana Purchase in 1803 sparked the interest of United States in expansion to the west coast. A few weeks after the purchase, United States President Thomas Jefferson, an advocate of... Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1804 is a leap year starting on Sunday. Years: 1801 1802 1803 - 1804 - 1805 1806 1807 Decades: 1770s 1780s 1790s - 1800s - 1810s 1820s 1830s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1804 in art 1804 in literature 1804 in music 1804 in science 1804 in sports List of state leaders... 1804. Unlike most other The Plains Indians were a group of tribes who lived in a region of North America called The Great Plains. The Great Plains extended from the Mississippi river to the Rocky Mountains, and from the north border of Iowa to half way through Alberta. The main tribes comprising the Plains... Plains Indians, the Poncas grew A plate of sweetcorn Corn is a term that applies to any staple food grain—that is, a fruit of a plant in the Grass Family (oaceae). Originally, the term referred to the kernel of any grain; for instance, barleycorn. In various English-speaking countries, the term is generally... corn and kept Vegetables on a market Vegetable is a nutritional and culinary term denoting any part of a plant that is commonly consumed by humans as food, but is not regarded as a culinary fruit, nut, herb, spice, or grain. In common usage, vegetables include the leaves (e.g. lettuce), stems (asparagus... vegetable A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation and enjoyment of nature. The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials. In its most common form, known as a residential garden, it is found adjacent to or near to a residence, and it... gardens. In 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. Years: 1855 1856 1857 - 1858 - 1859 1860 1861 Decades: 1820s 1830s 1840s - 1850s - 1860s 1870s 1880s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1858 in art 1858 in literature 1858 in music 1858 in science 1858 in sports List of state leaders... 1858 the Poncas signed a treaty where they gave up parts of their land in return for protection and a permanent home on the Niobrara. In Years: 1865 1866 1867 - 1868 - 1869 1870 1871 Decades: 1830s 1840s 1850s - 1860s - 1870s 1880s 1890s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1868 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Literature - Music Other topics Canada - Rail transport - Science - Sport Lists of leaders: Colonial governors - State leaders Events January 3 - Meiji Emperor... 1868 the lands of the Poncas were included in the Alternative meaning: Lakota, Côte dIvoire is a département of Côte dIvoire. The Lakota (friends or allies, sometimes also spelled Lakhota, and pronounced Lakxóta by the Lakota people) are a Native American tribe, also known as the Sioux (see Names). The Lakota are part of... Sioux Reservation by mistake. The Poncas became thus plagued with raiding Sioux who claimed the land as their own. When A congress is a gathering of people, especially a gathering for a political purpose. Congress is the name of the main legislative body in a state that operates under a congressional system of government. A congress is different from a parliament in that legislative initiative is vested into it. In... Congress in 1876 is a leap year starting on Saturday. Years: 1873 1874 1875 - 1876 - 1877 1878 1879 Decades: 1840s 1850s 1860s - 1870s - 1880s 1890s 1900s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1876 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Literature - Music Other topics Canada - Rail transport - Science - Sport Lists of leaders: Colonial... 1876 decided to exile several of the northern tribes to Indian Territory in 1836 Indian Territory in 1891 Indian Territory, also known as Indian Country, Indian territory or the Indian territories, was the land set aside within the United States for the use of Native Americans (Indians). The general borders were set by the Indian Intercourse Act of 1834. It... Indian Territory, the Poncas were on the list.


When governmental officals came in early Years: 1874 1875 1876 - 1877 - 1878 1879 1880 Decades: 1840s 1850s 1860s - 1870s - 1880s 1890s 1900s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1877 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Literature - Music Other topics Canada - Rail transport - Science - Sport Lists of leaders: Colonial governors - State leaders Contents // 1 Events 1.1... 1877 to move the Poncas to their new land, the chiefs refused, citing their their earlier treaty. Most of the tribe refused and had to be moved by force. The Ponca did not tackle malaria and the new climate very well, and one in four were dead within the first year.


Chief Standing Bear was among those who had most vehemently protested the tribe's removal. When his last son lay on his death bed, Standing Bear promised to have him buried one the tribe's ancestral lands.


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Ponca City, Oklahoma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1168 words)
Ponca City's history has been shaped for the most part by the ebb and flow of the petroleum industry.
Because of this period of wealth and affluence, Ponca City has an unusually high concentration of buildings that exemplify the popular Spanish revival architecture of the period, as well as art deco-influenced buildings and homes.
Ponca City is named after the Ponca Tribe, part of which relocated from modern-day Nebraska to northern Oklahoma from 1877 to 1880.
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The Ponca Tribal homelands are located in portions of three noncontiguous counties located in the eastern third of the state of Nebraska.
As the Ponca had come from their northern home where such ills were little known, the disease, was particularly fatal to them, and man died of it after they reached the Indian Territory.
Regaining the Ponca language is a responsibility of the Department of Cultural Affairs.
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