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Wounded Knee – at 124

Having mentioned the 150th anniversary of Sand Creek Massacre, I’ll follow it up with a more timely (it happened today in history), less momentous (it happened 124 years ago), but equally awful anniversary: Wounded Knee. On December 29th, 1890, the … Continue reading

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Sand Creek at 150

Although I’m about three weeks late, I would be remiss if I did not take the time to mark an important anniversary in Great Plains history.  It has been 150 years since the Sand Creek Massacre in what is now … Continue reading

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Run to the Hills

The next tribe along the Great Plains Trail is the Arapaho. One hundred forty-seven years ago (1864) in what is now Eastern Colorado a group of Arapaho as well as Cheyenne Indians were camped along Sand Creek.  One of their … Continue reading

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