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Pike Peak Regional History Lecture Series: Between Two Worlds

Presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs CO

Nov 11 2017
Pike Peak Regional History Lecture Series: Between Two Worlds presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs CO

“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. In

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