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Moe Clark

Moe Clark

Reporter Moe Clark covers criminal justice, housing and homelessness, and other social issues for Colorado Newsline.

This tribal elder helped remove 157-year-old proclamations used to incite Sand Creek Massacre

By: - August 21, 2021

When tribal elder Rick Williams, a member of the Oglala Lakota and Northern Cheyenne Tribes, started researching the history of his great-great grandfather, White Horse, in the summer of 2018, he stumbled upon a horrifying fact. He discovered that two proclamations signed 157 years ago that explicitly targeted Native Americans and incited the mass murder […]