I am a man chief standing bears journey for justice joe starita on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in 1877 chief standing bears ponca indian tribe was forcibly removed from their nebraska homeland and marched to what was then known as indian territory now oklahoma. Joe staritas i am a man is a book full of real heroes chief standing bear himself susette bright eyes la flesche thomas henry tibbles justice elmer dundy and somewhat counter intuitively general george crook to his credit the author does not feel the need to construct villains here. I am a man joe staritas account of ponca chief standing bears search for justice is a compelling story that needed to be told and one that all americans should read standing bears perseverance resulted in a legal shift in white america that was a far reaching benefit for all native peoples and joe starita has told the story with . In 1877 chief standing bears ponca indian tribe was forcibly removed from their nebraska homeland and marched to what was then known as indian territory now oklahoma in what became the tribes own trail of tears. Chronicles the life of ponca chief standing bear who journeyed six hundred miles on foot to return the body of his only son to his peoples traditional burial ground and also discusses the united states governments relationship with the tribe
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