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.
Members of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes marked the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre on Saturday.
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.
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.
Among the Colorado historical sites making the list of Colorado’s most endangered places is a place seeped in tragedy and pop culture, Fort Lyon.
This weekend Colorado Getaways kicks off a new season, one that will be filled with stories that reflect on what’s changed since the series first hit the airwaves.