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Pike Peak Regional History Lecture Series: Between Two Worlds
“Between Two Worlds: Rev. Sherman Coolidge and Native American Cultural Identity in the Early 20th Century,” presented by Erinn Barnes, Special Collections, PPLD.
Between Two Worlds explores the life of Sherman Coolidge, Arapahoe Indian, Episcopalian Bishop, and resident of Colorado Springs beginning in 1921.
Adopted by a white military couple as a young boy, Coolidge excelled in his studies and became one of a handful of Native American priests ordained in the Episcopal church. Coolidge remained a passionate advocate for Native American culture and was instrumental in forming the first Indian rights advocacy group fully governed by Native Americans. InView more
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