Constitutional

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This "we the people" episode explores indigenous rights. In 1879, a case involving Chief Standing Bear came before a Nebraska courtroom and demanded an answer to the question: Are Native Americans considered human beings under the U.S. Constitution? Related link

About Constitutional

In 1787, the framers set out a young nation's highest ideals. And we've been fighting over them ever since. Constitutional is a podcast about the story of America.

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This "we the people" episode explores indigenous rights. In 1879, a case involving Chief Standing Bear came before a Nebraska courtroom and demanded an answer to the question: Are Native Americans considered human beings under the U.S. Constitution?

About Constitutional

In 1787, the framers set out a young nation's highest ideals. And we've been fighting over them ever since. Constitutional is a podcast about the story of America.