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Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Dedication Ceremony

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17 minutes, 16 seconds

In 2007, National Park Service officials dedicated the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site with the assistance of the Northern and Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho. This video details many of the important aspects of the site and its impact on the Cheyenne and Arapaho.

 

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George Bent and Magpie on their wedding day.
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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