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january, 2020

sat04jan2:30 pm4:00 pmFilm Screening: Standing Bear's Footsteps2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Huntington Park LibraryAudience:AdultsCategories:American Indian Resource Center,Film,Resource Center

Time

(Saturday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Huntington Park Library

6518 Miles Ave, Huntington Park, CA 90255
323.583.1461

Event Details

Join us for a screening of Standing Bear’s Footsteps: A Native American Chief Who Fought Equal Rights. This documentary tells the story of famous Ponca Chief Standing Bear and his quest to fulfill his son’s dying wish to be buried in their homeland Nebraska. Captured by a U.S. army general on his route back to Nebraska, Chief Standing Bear sued the Federal government. His victory marked the first time American Indians were recognized as having legal rights.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Best suited for ages 13 and up

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