Sand Creek Massacre
Professor Ari Kelman talked about the Sand Creek Massacre. The attack took place on November 29, 1864 when members of the Colorado… read more
Professor Ari Kelman talked about the Sand Creek Massacre. The attack took place on November 29, 1864 when members of the Colorado Territory militia attacked a Cheyenne and Arapaho village in the southeastern part of the Colorado Territory. More than 150 Native Americans were killed, the majority of which were women, children, and the elderly.
“A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling Over the Memory of Sand Creek” was a presentation of the 2014 summer conference of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, “The Civil War in 1864.” close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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