Sand Creek Massacre (23 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)
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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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Richert, Lucas Paul. "Sand Creek Massacre". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5967, accessed 21 September 2017.]


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  1. First Peoples in North America

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