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Honoring the Historic Footprint of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Warriors at Fort Marion, 1875-1878
Native Americans in uniforms confined at Fort Marion - Saint Augustine, Florida. 1875. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory.
Flagler College and the National Park Service, with the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, announce a Native American Heritage Month program.
On November 16 and 17, special events will take place to remember and honor the Cheyenne and Arapaho warriors imprisoned at Fort Marion (Castillo de San Marcos) from 1875-1878. The events feature memorial ceremonies, remembrances, and educational sessions.
Dorothy FireCloud, NPS Native American Affairs Liaison, will close the events with a keynote address. On Thursday, November 17 at 7 PM in Flagler College’s Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada Street. Lewis Auditorium will open at 6 PM on a first-come, first-served basis for security screeningView more
14 Granada Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084