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 powerful.”
Standing Elk’s art is a diversity of reflections of the values, visions, dreams and stories told to him by his family, relatives, and elders of the Cheyenne.