As part of the packet we’re handing out to participants of the NAP/AAPIP site session in Colorado, here is a short listing of informational links ompiled by staff to help provide context for the visit.
We will continue to add to this list so please let us know in the comments if there are other links or resources you recommend we include. Thank you!
Camp Amache the Mountain Branch of the Santa Fe Trail – an in-depth look at Amache, located near Granada, Colorado between Lamar and Holly.
The Amache Japanese Internment Camp - Records at the Colorado State Archives
Read the full text of the Executive Order 9066 resulting in the Relocation of Japanese in 1942
Sand Creek Resources:
Sand Creek Massacre – National Park Service , National Historic Site – download PDF.
Three weeks after the Sand Creek Massacre,Captain Silas Soule wrote the following letter to Major Wynkoop regarding Colonel Chivington’s unprovoked attack on a large encampment of Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians.
Two Editorials from the Rocky Mountain News (1864) (via PBS website)
“Relatives of Interned Japanese-Americans Side With Muslims”, By Nina Berstein, New York Times. Published: April 3, 2007
“Amache internment camp survivors remember tough times”, By Jordan Dresser, The Denver Post, Published: 07/04/2008
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