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From Denver Westword: The Past Is Always With Us


Congress recognized Sand Creek as a massacre in 1865, but the first monument at the site called it a "battle."

Changing names and removing plaques are not going to erase past horrors. What they might do is make it easier for people to forget that the horrors ever happened or to never learn of them at all.  Patricia Calhoun discusses the creation of a fitting monument to those who lost their lives at Sand Creek … Continue reading From Denver Westword: The Past Is Always With Us

Governor Hickenlooper Speaks at the 17th Annual Spiritual Healing Run


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Last Thursday members of the Northern Cheyenne, Northern Arapaho, and the Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes began the 17th annual Spiritual healing run at the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, northeast of Eads, Colorado. The run, which is considered a prayer rather than a race, continued three days and nearly 175 miles to the … Continue reading Governor Hickenlooper Speaks at the 17th Annual Spiritual Healing Run

Denver Post: Fundraiser for Sand Creek memorial at state Capitol is Tuesday


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Over 150 years after 200 Cheyenne and Arapaho were slaughtered in the Sand Creek Massacre, a memorial at the Colorado State Capitol to remember this chapter in our history is that much closer to reality. See the full article in the Denver Post:  http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_29177640/fundraiser-sand-creek-memorial-at-state-capitol-is

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Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell to speak at Remember Sand Creek Fundraiser Event


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Ben Nighthorse Campbell U.S. Senator – Retired President Ben Nighthorse Consultants, Inc. Former U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell will be a guest speaker at our fundraising event December 1st. Heserved 12 years (two terms) in the United States Senate. Prior to his service in the Senate, Campbell served three terms in the U.S. House of … Continue reading Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell to speak at Remember Sand Creek Fundraiser Event

Seidel Standing Elk


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Painter and teacher Seidel Standing Elk is a member of the Remember Sand Creek Memorial design committee. Standing Elk is a member of the Northern Cheyenne Nation and a descendant of the So-taaeo-o. “I think the public should know what happened back then,” said Standing Elk about the Sand Creek Massacre. “Historically, it is very … Continue reading Seidel Standing Elk

Memory, Trauma and Survivance: Sand Creek to Würzburg and Back Again


Billy J. Stratton, associate professor of English at the University of Denver, discusses the memorialization of the Sand Creek Massacre in comparison to holocaust memorials in Würzburg, Germany. The article explores how easily people can forget the past, and even actively avoid it, unable to face the burden of public displays of responsibility. Stratton discusses the need to recognize, … Continue reading Memory, Trauma and Survivance: Sand Creek to Würzburg and Back Again

Gail Ridgely


Gail Ridgely is a member of the Remember Sand Creek Memorial design committee. A Northern Arapaho tribal Member, of Riverton, Wyoming, Ridgely is a descendent of the massacre, and a member of the DU John Evans Study Committee. Ridgely spoke to us about Sand Creek and the importance of a memorial to the massacre as … Continue reading Gail Ridgely