• Blankets, hides, and other offerings hang at massacre overlook

    Sand Creek Massacre

    National Historic Site Colorado

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Bentandmagpie
George Bent and Magpie present their wedding attire to the camera in 1867. A survivor of the Sand Creek Massacre, Bent married Magpie and continued to translate for peace chiefs and Indian Agents of the Cheyenne. Click the photo for more portraits and landscapes connected to the Sand Creek Massacre.
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Did You Know?

Northern Arapaho: White Buffalo

The Arapaho tribe is comprised of two groups. The Northern Arapaho generally reside at Wind River, Wyoming, near Ethete. Most Southern Arapaho live scattered in western Oklahoma, in the communities of Canton, Geary, and Colony.