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Sand Creek

Today marks the anniversary of the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre, in which a 700-man contingent of Colorado militia under the command of John Chivington slaughtered over 150 Arapaho and Cheyenne, mostly women and children, at the Sand Creek settlement in … Continue reading

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Sand Creek (the song)

Here’s another Speed Of Dark composition. Piano and vocals by my daughter, Lisa. The song was written from the perspective of Black Kettle on the evening before the atrocity.

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