Thomas, Chip (Photographer)

A Grim, Long-Hidden Truth Emerges in Art: Native American Enslavement

FORT GARLAND, Colo. — On a bitter, windy day, a long-overdue reckoning took place in the commandant’s quarters at Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center, , a former military outpos. For most of its history, the museum has celebrated the frontiersman Christopher (Kit) Carson, who briefly commanded this far-flung garrison built during American westward expansion […]

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