Sand Creek Massacre (23 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


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

Richert, Lucas Paul. "Sand Creek Massacre". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[, accessed 26 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. First Peoples in North America