Eads CO http://hppr.org en Pedal the Plains: Explore Colorado’s Eastern Plains http://hppr.org/post/pedal-plains-explore-colorado-s-eastern-plains <p></p><p>Celebrate the agricultural roots and frontier heritage of Colorado’s Eastern Plains by participating in the second annual “Pedal the Plains.”&nbsp; This year there’s a brand new route for cyclists of all ages and abilities.&nbsp; Riders will have a chance to taste regional foods, learn about the area from local experts, try their hand at local crafts, enjoy lively entertainment, and experiment, hands-on, with farming techniques.</p><p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 05:00:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 21810 at http://hppr.org Pedal the Plains: Explore Colorado’s Eastern Plains Clash of cultures or straight-up massacre? http://hppr.org/post/clash-cultures-or-straight-massacre <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nearly 150 years later, the Sand Creek Massacre remains a wound that has not yet fully healed.&nbsp; This is evident in the recent closing of a permanent exhibit at the </span><a href="http://www.historycolorado.org/museums/history-colorado-center" style="line-height: 1.5;">History Colorado Center</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Denver exploring the 1864 massacre as part of its </span><a href="http://www.historycoloradocenter.org/families/coloradostories" style="line-height: 1.5;">Colorado Stories</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> section.&nbsp; The closing was prompted by concerns of Cheyenne and Arapaho tribal members over aspects of the exhibit’s interpretation and the lack of prior consultation, according to a </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_23959631/history-colorado-center-closes-sand-creek-massacre-display" target="_blank">complete story in the Denver Post</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; A reopening is pending the state and tribes reaching a consensus on the exhibit.</span> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 05:00:01 +0000 Quentin Hope 20940 at http://hppr.org Clash of cultures or straight-up massacre?