HESEOVO’EO’HE’E

2022, video, 5:27 minutes

In Heseovo’eo’he’e (Sand Creek Massacre), Dr. Richard Littlebear, a descendant of victims of the Sand Creek Massacre, recounts this brutal chapter of American History in the endangered Cheyenne language. He contemplates the horror, loss and ongoing impact of November 29, 1864, when U.S. Cavalry troops massacred more than 200 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho people in what is now Colorado.

Commissioned by History Colorado for The Sand Creek Massacre: The Betrayal that Changed Cheyenne and Arapaho People Forever.

Screenings:

Kasseler Dokfest, Kassel, Germany, November 15-20, 2022
Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, Sebastopol, California, March 16-19, 2023