The Annual Spiritual Healing Run/Walk Event
19th Annual Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing Run/Walk
The 19th Annual Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing Run begins at 7:00 am Thursday, November 23, 2017, at Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. The run/walk is an annual event sponsored by the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (Oklahoma) to honor the victims and survivors of the Sand Creek Massacre and for healing of ancestral homelands. This year’s event will mark the 153rd year since the Sand Creek Massacre.
Thursday, November 23rd
7:00 am Sunrise Ceremonies on Monument Hill, Sand Creek Massacre NHS, Kiowa County, CO
10:00 am 19th Annual Spiritual Healing Run/Walk will commence, Monument Hill
5:00 pm Dinner for participants, supporters and community at the Kiowa County Community Building located at the Kiowa County Fairgrounds, 15103 Highway 187, Eads.
Friday, November 24th
7:00 am The Healing Run/Walk continues to Limon, CO, location to be announced.
Saturday, November 25th
7:00 am Continue Healing Run/Walk to Denver, CO, location to be announced.
6:00 pm Pow-wow at Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Pl, Denver, CO 80202
Sunday, November 26th
7:00 am Opening Ceremony - Riverside Cemetery (5201 Brighton Boulevard, Denver, CO)
8:00 am Ceremony Honoring Captain Silas S. Soule, Company D, 1st Regiment Cavalry, Colorado (U.S.) Volunteers and Lieutenant Joseph A. Cramer, Company K, 1st Regiment Cavalry, Colorado (U.S.) Volunteers.
Continue Healing Run/Walk to 15th & Arapaho Avenue, Denver.
9:00 am 15th & Arapaho Avenue, Presentation: Captain Silas S. Soule Memorial Plaque. Immediately following this presentation, all participants will walk last mile to the Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver.
11:00 am Presentation: Denver State Capitol, West Steps
12:00 pm Conclusion of the 19th Annual Spiritual Healing Run/Walk and public presentation at the west side of the Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver.
For additional information about the 19th Annual Spiritual Healing Run/Walk, please contact event organizer Otto Braided Hair at (406) 749-4325 or Park Tribal Liaison Karen Wilde at (719) 469-5504.