Establishing Identity: The Social and Political Life of the Chief White Antelope Blanket (Part II)

Short Seminar

October 18–22, 2004

This seminar hosted seven lineal descendants of Chief White Antelope who shared their stories of this legendary chief and their concerns for the future of the blanket and its care. Discussions focused on the Sand Creek Massacre, previous research (including Part I of this seminar), archival data, and the Sand Creek Massacre Lineal Descendants Trust Settlement Claim.

Kathy Whitaker, Chair Director, Indian Arts Research Center, School for Advanced Research Textile Specialist and Author
Jonathan Dover Ranger for the Department of Resource Development, The Navajo Tribe Lineal descendant of Chief White Antelope (Navajo/Cheyenne)
Homer Flute Director, Sand Creek Massacre Descendants Trust Lineal descendant of Chief White Antelope (Cheyenne, Cherokee, Apache)
Irene Hamilton Lineal descendant of Chief White Antelope (Cheyenne)
Rita Iringan Native American Heritage Coordinator, Indian Arts Research Center, School for Advanced Research
Wilma Antelope Jackson Lineal descendent of Chief White Antelope (Cheyenne)
Shannon Parker Collections Manager, Indian Arts Research Center, School for Advanced Research
Robert Simpson Lineal descendant of Chief White Antelope (Cheyenne)
George Sutton Lineal descendant of Chief White Antelope (Cheyenne/Arapaho)

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