The Local Crank

Musings & Sardonic Commentary on Politics, Religion, Culture & Native American Issues. Bringing you the finest in radioactive screeds since 2002! "The Local Crank" newspaper column is distributed by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.

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Location: Cleburne, Texas, United States

Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Thursday, August 17, 2006

Sand Creek Massacre Remembered

A memorial trail has been created to honor the memories of the more than 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho women, children and elders who, despite being camped under an American flag, were massacred by Colonel John Chivington and the Colorado Militia on November 29, 1864.



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