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Lone Bear’s Family and the Sand Creek Massacre

Lone Bear’s Family and the Sand Creek Massacre

This article is part of a series by the National Park Service concerning the 150th Anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre. Lone Bear, long a friend of white society, tried to secure peace across the Colorado Plains in 1864. U.S. Army Colonel John Chivington remarked on his conduct as a prominent Cheyenne peace chief and “wrote […]