On The Eve Of A Park Service Decision, Remembering Amache

June 8, 2021
Amache had 30 residential blocks, with 12 barracks, including living quarters like this restored one.Amache had 30 residential blocks, with 12 barracks, including living quarters like this restored one.Caitlyn Kim/CPR News
Amache had 30 residential blocks, with 12 barracks, including living quarters like this restored one.

The World War II-era internment camp in southeast Colorado is up for designation as a National Historic Site. The National Park Service is taking public comment through June 30. Former camp resident Carlene Tanigoshi Tinker and University of Denver archaeologist Bonnie Clark describe what life was like there.