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New Sand Creek Massacre Exhibit at History Colorado Gets NEH Boost

2 months ago by Patricia Calhoun
Tribal descendants have been consulting on the project.
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Symposium on Sand Creek Massacre at University of Denver Today

6 years ago by Patricia Calhoun
In late 1864, Territorial Governor John Evans and Colonel John Chivington, both ardent Methodists, founded the Denver Seminary, the forerunner of the University of Denver. Just a few weeks later Chivington led his volunteers on a raid of a peaceful camp of Arapaho and Cheyenne on Sand Creek; an estimated...
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Sand Creek Massacre story has universal importance

8 years ago by Patricia Calhoun
The story of the Sand Creek Massacre is a difficult one to tell -- but also a critical one to tell, and tell right. That's why the Northern Cheyenne are so disappointed with Collision, the History Colorado exhibit, that they have asked it be taken down. That's why two lectures...
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Remembering the Sand Creek Massacre: The Past Is Always With Us

6 years ago by Patricia Calhoun
The past is always with us. Since I first started writing about the Sand Creek Massacre — and, specifically, the extraordinary difficulties some Colorado organizations have had dealing appropriately with this very black chapter in Colorado history, when Colonel John Chivington and his volunteers slaughtered 200 Arapaho and Cheyenne, most...
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Sand Creek Massacre: The Healing Run Is Headed for the Future

7 years ago by Patricia Calhoun
The runners gathered just after dawn Sunday on Monument Hill. The day before, on the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre, more than 500 descendents of the massacre and other tribal members had gathered here for private ceremonies on an unusually warm November morning; the good weather continued through...
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Photos: Healing Run at the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site

8 years ago by Michael Roberts
In this week's cover story, "The Sand Creek Massacre Healing Run honors the past, but is heading for the future," Patricia Calhoun chronicles the fifteenth annual Healing Run, marking the November 29, 1864 massacre of 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho -- most of them women, children or elderly men -- by...
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Sand Creek Massacre Run Remembers Ancestors, Supports Standing Rock Sioux

5 years ago by Patricia Calhoun
Today is the 152nd anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre, that dark day in Colorado history when over 200 Cheyenne and Arapahoe — mostly women, children and elderly — were killed at a peaceful camp along Sand Creek by volunteers led by Colonel John Chivington. The eighteenth annual Sand Creek...
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Sand Creek Massacre: Movies, Lectures and Exhibits Commemorate 150th Anniversary

7 years ago by Patricia Calhoun
On December 3, after five days and 170 miles, the fifteenth annual Sand Creek Massacre Healing Run will end with a procession to the steps of the State Capitol, where descendants of Arapaho and Cheyenne tribe members killed at Sand Creek will join with more tribal representatives, historians, politicians and...

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