Right Relationships Boulder Presentation 5/12!
Boulder's FORT CHAMBERS A Call for Boulder to Reckon with our History and Build Right Relationships with Indigenous Peoples Today
When: Thursday, May 12th, 7 - 8 pm Where: Online Via Zoom Throughout our country, people are re-assessing how we memorialize our history, especially in regard to racial injustice and conflict. This is an immediate challenge, and opportunity, for the people of Boulder. The City's Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) department is considering how to protect and develop the site of Fort Chambers, one of the staging grounds for the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre where 230 Cheyenne and Arapaho people were killed. Right Relationship Boulder is advocating for Cheyenne and Arapaho people to determine how this history should be memorialized at the Fort Chambers OSMP site.
Art: “The Sand Creek Massacre,” a painting on elk hide by Northern Arapaho artist Eugene Ridgeley, Sr. (Eagle Robe), 1994.