The Culture Department aims to restore and preserve traditions, culture, customs, language, genealogy, and history of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska. Members are helped to understand where they come from and who they belong to through the following:

  • Ponca Language Learning Resources
  • Tribal Historic Preservation through NAGPRA, Section 106, and NEPA Laws
  • Culture-Based Youth Prevention Programming
  • PTN Museum and Archives
  • History and Genealogy Research Assistance
  • Outreach Education and Presentations
  • Guided Tours of the Pow Wow Arena, Native Garden, and National Historic Registered Community Building and Grounds

Mission Statement

To ensure the sovereignty of the Ponca People, we will Share, Preserve, Protect, Recover and Grow our resilient Cultural Identity through Language and Traditions.

Ponca Language Class

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