Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Ben Sasse released the following statement after the unveiling of Chief Standing Bear’s statue in the United States Capitol Building.

“Nebraskans are a people with honor, integrity, and grit. Chief Standing Bear was a man who exemplified all of these qualities and more. He was a man dedicated to his family and his people. His legacy has lived on and I am proud to welcome his statue to our Nation’s Capitol.”