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A Fitting Representation

The 22-foot-tall statue gazes and gestures to the east as a symbol of peace, optimism and dignity. In many ways, it represents not just the place where it stands – Ponca City – but Oklahoma as a state. Standing Bear, depicted in 9,100 pounds of bronze by sculptor Oreland C. Joe Sr., was the Ponca chief, warrior and civil-rights leader...