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Oklahoma tribes back Colorado genocide measure (May 5, 2008)

Two Oklahoma tribes support a resolution in Colorado that recognizes the genocide of American Indians at the hands of European settlers. The measure specifically mentions the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864, when a Colorado militia killed more than 150 Cheyennes...


Sand Creek Massacre Site formally dedicated (April 30, 2007)

About 400 people attended the dedication ceremony for the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in Colorado. The site marks the November 29, 1864, slaughter of at least 160 Cheyenne and Arapaho children, women and elders. Their peaceful camp...


Sand Creek Massacre site to be dedicated this week (April 24, 2007)

The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in Colorado will be dedicated this Saturday. The 12,500-acre site marks the November 29, 1864, massacre of nearly 160 Cheyenne and Arapaho elders, women and children. They were killed by Col. John Chivington...