In order to continue to cement relations between the Cheyenne people and the Methodist Church, the Methodist Church needs to show proper respect towards the Cheyenne people by talking with the Cheyenne people about the Sand Creek Massacre facts. In place of relying on Caucasian statistics, according to certain Cheyenne people and at least one of their chiefs, over 400 Cheyenne people were murdered at Sand Creek. Also, according to certain Cheyenne people and at least one of their chiefs, there were no Arapaho at Sand Creek during the massacre. The Arapaho always camped about 8 miles from the Cheyenne.
Donald L. Vasicek
Writer/Director/Producer of the award-winning documentary film, “The Sand Creek Massacre”