A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek

A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek

Ari Kelman


On November 29, 1864, over 150 Native Americans, mostly women, children, and elderly, were slaughtered in one of the most infamous cases of state-sponsored violence in U.S. history. Kelman examines how generations of Americans have struggled with the question of whether the nation’s crimes, as well as its achievements, should be memorialized.

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