Standing Bear

Asteroid 19407, Standing Bear, was discovered on March 25, 1998 by Robert Linderholm at Lime Creek Observatory in Cambridge, Nebraska. Standing Bear has a period of 4 years, 61 days. It was named for a Native American (Ponca) chief, Standing Bear (1834?-1908). Arrested for refusing to be forcibly relocated to Oklahoma, Standing Bear petitioned the U.S. District Court in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1879 by writ of habeas corpus. Standing Bear's trial led to the decision that Mative Americans are "persons within the meaning of the law" and have the rights of citizenship.

Standing Bear

Asteroid Standing Bear seems to indicate defensiveness, menacing or aggressive behavior, territoriality, protectiveness.

Courtney Love has Standing Bear conjunct Uranus and sextile the Ascendant.

Shannen Doherty has Standing Bear sextile Venus, trine Mars and opposite the Moon.

Winston Churchill, Britain's prime minister during World War II, had Standing Bear on the Descendant in the sixth house of service.

Walt Disney had Standing Bear in the first house, conjunct the Moon, square Mars and quincunx Pallas. The entertainment company he founded is notoriously protective of its intellectual property.

The glyph for Standing Bear is mine.

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