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Grand Junction Indian Boarding School

Added by yongli on 06/29/2021 - 15:25, last changed on 06/29/2021 - 15:25
The Grand Junction Indian School opened its doors to students in 1886 as the seventh school in the federal off-reservation residential boarding school system for Indigenous youth. The Grand Junction campus was the first boarding school in the mountain west and began operating just four years after...

Sand Creek Massacre

Added by yongli on 09/19/2019 - 13:42, last changed on 03/07/2021 - 01:07
On November 29, 1864, US volunteer cavalry killed more than 200 Cheyenne and Arapaho people—mostly women, children, and the elderly—who were camped peacefully along Sand Creek in what was then Colorado Territory . Coloradans today must grapple with this dark chapter in their state’s...
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