• Harvard Returns Standing Bear’s Tomahawk To Nebraska Tribe
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    Harvard Returns Standing Bear’s Tomahawk To Nebraska Tribe

    BOSTON (AP) — A tomahawk once owned by Main Standing Bear, a pioneering Indigenous American civil legal rights leader, has been returned to his tribe following becoming housed for many years in a museum at Harvard College. Customers of the Ponca tribes in Nebraska and Oklahoma frequented the Massachusetts university on June 3 for the ceremonial return of the artifact, the tribes reported in a the latest announcement. Standing Bear had initially gifted the pipe-tomahawk to a person of his legal professionals right after successful the 1879 court circumstance that built him one of the 1st Native People in america granted civil rights. The tomahawk transformed hands various moments in…