At the University of Denver gathering about Sand Creek and violence against indigenous women in early November, Mariel Rodriguez-McGill and Julie Speer, the filmmakers, discussed their documentary about the Massacre. They interviewed many descendants, including Gail Ridgely, Kaden Walksnice, Karen Little Coyote, Brent Learned and George Levi, and the film relies on their words - and the words of David Halaas, a consultant to the tribes, and Craig Moore of the National Park Service whom they know well and trust. There is no narrator...
The documentary- watch here - is 50 minutes long (twice the length of the usual programs in the series because they felt that this story should be told in depth).
The Cheyenne and Arapaho healing run from Eads to the State Capitol is now underway. Sunday it will go from the Riverside Church where Silas Soule (at 7, leaving at 8 am) is buried to the Capitol at 11am. Here is the schedule: