John Chivington

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site (credit: CBS)

Tribes Honor 2 Who Refused To Take Part In Sand Creek Massacre

One by one, the runners walked by the simple marble gravestone of one of two U.S. Army officers who refused to fire on their ancestors in one of the worst atrocities in the settlement of the West.

12/03/2014

The Sand Creek site (credit: CBS)

Tribes Mark 150th Anniversary Of Colorado Massacre

Members of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes marked the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre on Saturday.

11/29/2014

(credit: CBS)

Methodists’ Sand Creek Pilgrimage Sparks Sorrow, Healing

One hundred and fifty years after volunteer U.S. soldiers slaughtered hundreds of Native Americans in a dawn raid in the southeastern Colorado territory, members of the Methodist Church are reflecting on that dark stain in the church’s past.

06/23/2014

History Colorado Center (credit: CBS)

Colorado History Museum Closes Sand Creek Display

Colorado’s new state history museum has closed an exhibit on the Sand Creek Indian massacre after descendants of the slaughter’s survivors demanded changes in how it is portrayed and said they weren’t consulted about the display.

08/27/2013

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