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 19 December 2014.]


Related Groups

  1. First Peoples in North America