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Dec. 2, 2022: The betrayal at Sand Creek

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Sand Creek Massacre History Colorado
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History Colorado’s new exhibit, “The Betrayal that Changed Cheyenne and Arapaho People Forever,” shares not only the story of the Sand Creek Massacre, it also elevates the Arapaho and Cheyenne cultures.

The Sand Creek Massacre is the subject of a new exhibit at History Colorado in Denver. But it is not just the story of the more than 200 Arapaho and Cheyenne slain by U.S. government troops in 1864. It is a meditation on the tribes' history, their cultures, and their present-day lives. Later, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a Colorado case about public accommodations. And, the science of influencing others.