How would you feel about the issues of the trial if you were:
*One of Standing Bear's followers?
* A member of the Omaha tribe?
*A rancher hoping to expand your cattle operation along the Niobara River?
*A member of the Sioux tribe?
*A gold miner wanting to "strike it big" in the Black Hills of South Dakota?
*A soldier stationed at Fort Omaha during the time of the trial?
*The pastor's wife at a church helping collect clothes and food for the Ponca held at Fort Omaha?
*An Indian agent responsible for taking the Ponca from Niobrara to the Indian Territory?
*A farmer meeting the group of 30 Ponca (8 men, 7 women, 11 children) as they walked the 500 miles from Oklahoma to Nebraska in February, 1879?
*The editor of a rival paper to the Omaha Daily Herald (which supported the cause of Standing Bear)?
*An Omaha farm equipment dealer?