Sand Creek Massacre (23 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

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

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 09 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. First Peoples in North America