An excerpt from Mark Lee Gardner’s “The Earth is All That Lasts” presents a detailed description of the vision that preceded the historic battle at Little Bighorn.
Facing fines from the state over derogatory Native American mascots, the Sangre de Cristo School District forged an agreement with the Jicarilla Apache Nation
Astis Mittens sees backlash over its Indigenous designs, says it’s working to hire Native artists
The 187-unit apartment building with a symbolic circular design will include an Indian Health Services clinic and cultural programming in Denver.
Started as a way to help connect urban Native youth to their heritage, the annual Denver powwow showcases traditional hand work, dancing and drumming passed from one generation to another.
After missteps that shut down an earlier exhibit, the museum painstakingly rebuilt trust. The new display rests on native voices.
The Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board on Sunday began the process of scrubbing the offensive slur “squaw” from 28 of the state’s peaks, valleys, passes and creeks. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland in November created a committee to strip the offensive name from federal maps. The Derogatory Geographic Names Task Force in February identified […]
David M. Jessup grew up at Sylvan Dale Ranch in Loveland, Colorado, owned and run by his family. He is passionate about preserving open space and telling stories about the American West. He is a popular speaker on topics such as cattle ranching, sustainable agriculture, land conservation, flood recovery (he’s been through two floods on […]
Faced with a new state law requiring the elimination of most American Indian mascots, a handful of Colorado schools are delving into their histories and having community-wide discussions about what a nickname, mascot or logo should represent. In Lamar, that means sticking by its Savages nickname, even if images and logos must be changed. And […]
The statues are falling. The old guard is rapidly fading. And the names, they are a-changin’. As centuries of embedded discrimination erupt in sea-to-plain calls for change, an atlas of geographic locations has appeared in the crosshairs. In Colorado, a host of peaks, valleys, creeks and mesas are poised for renaming as Gov. Jared Polis […]