Ned Blackhawk

Ned Blackhawk wrote this article for Make it Right, the Summer 2015 issue of YES! Magazine. Ned is a professor of History and American Studies at Yale University. He is the author of Violence Over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West.

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Friday, June 12, 2015
150 Years Later, Two Universities Answer for Their Founder's Role in the Sand Creek Massacre
November 29, 2014, was the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre, one of the most violent days in American Indian history. On that fateful morning, a force of American cavalry officers, led by Colonel John Chivington, and settler militia forces mounted an attack in southeastern Colorado...
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