Sand Creek Massacre

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note


On 29 November, Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians were massacred at Sand Creek. U.S. cavalry troops attacked the Indians as they awaited surrender terms.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Sand Creek Massacre". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5967, accessed 05 August 2015.]


Related Groups

  1. First Peoples in North America