Native History

Simon Moya-Smith
12/4/14
One hundred and fifty years ago, on November 29, 1864, roughly 700 men of the Colorado Territorial militia murdered and mutilated an estimated 160 Cheyenne and Arapaho as they rest...
Sand Creek Massacre Historic Site
Konnie LeMay
11/29/14
Some would prefer to sweep away memories of the massacre, but forgetting the dead is not the traditional—or honorable—way...
Sand Creek Massacre Survivors
Konnie LeMay
11/28/14
This year marks the 150th anniversary since the Sand Creek Massacre, a tragic and unnecessary event of November 29, 1864 forever changed Indian relations with the U.S. government...
Alcatraz Occupation Playing Ball
ICTMN Staff
11/20/14
This Date in Native History: “Alcatraz was to put your life on the line, it was a struggle; it was a sacrifice...
Robert Lindneaux Painting Sand Creek
National Park Service
11/14/14
This article is part of a series by the National Park Service concerning the 150 th Anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre...
Chickasaw Nation
10/12/14
Their birth names are unknown to the tribe, which celebrates their lives and legacies...
ICTMN Staff
9/4/14
This Date in Native History: On September 4, 1838, mounted militia forced 859 Potawatomi at gunpoint to leave northern Indiana for “Unorganized Territory” in Kansas...
ICTMN Staff
8/7/14
This Date in Native History: Today marks the beginning of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of the Badlands, which began on August 7, 1864 between present-day Medora and Sentinel...
Konnie LeMay
6/27/14
This Date in Native History: On June 27, 1864, John Evans, governor of the Colorado Territory in Denver, issued a proclamation “To the Friendly Indians of the Plains,” a step that ...

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