Colorado museum makes the right decision to close exhibit about massacre while it seeks tribal consultations.

Right call on dark chapter in U.S. history

The darkened and closed entryway to an exhibit on the Sand Creek Massacre is seen inside the History Colorado Center, the state's new history museum, in Denver. The museum fenced off its display dealing with one of the state's darkest chapters after descendants of the slaughter's survivors demanded changes in how it is portrayed. On Nov. 29, 1864, a U.S. Army force led by Col. John M. Chivington swept into a sleeping Indian village along a southeastern Colorado creek, killing ...

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