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White Buffalo Girl

Hundreds of Ponca men, women, and children were forced on a nightmare journey leaving their Nebraska homeland for Indian Territory. It was May of 1877. Four days into the march, a baby girl named White Buffalo Girl died near the small town of Neligh.

Christine Lesiak


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