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Collection Number RG1002.AM
Collection Name RG1002 Footprints in Blood, 1979
Identifier Organizational records
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Footprints in Blood collection
Date or Date Span 1878-1979
Year Range from 1878
Year Range to 1979
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content The collection contains publicity materials, press releases, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to the play, "Footprints in Blood," by Christopher Sergel, which was produced by the Omaha Indian Center in 1979. The performance marked the 100th anniversary of the 1879 civil rights trial of "Standing Bear vs. Crook." The collection includes various articles about the Standing Bear trial, was well as micellaneous related items such as business cards, tickets for a buffalo feast, a proclamation for "Standing Bear year," and a program for a service of reconciliation between Indians and non-Indians.
Finding Aids Footprints in Blood finding aid.
Related units of description The NSHS archival collections contain various materials relating to Standing Bear. See also the Library catalog and the Nebraska History index for related publications.
Subjects Indians of North America
People Sergel, Christopher
Standing Bear
Search Terms American Indian Center of Omaha, Inc. (Omaha, Neb.)
Indians of North America -- Civil rights -- Nebraska
Indians of North America -- Government relations
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Nebraska
Indians of North America -- Relocation -- Nebraska
Ponca Indians -- Government relations
Ponca Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Ponca Indians -- Relocation -- Nebraska