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Indians are Persons: Standing Bear’s Speech

Indians are “persons” under the law. The words of Standing Bear in court before Judge Dundy’s ruling in 1879.

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Indians are Persons Under the Law

In 1879 a court ruled that Indians are “persons”, a point that should not have been questioned in the first place.

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