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Conflict Between Indians And Native Americans

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As the violence between the Native Americans and the miners escalated, governor John Evans sent a Voluntary Militia commander named Colonel John Chivington to resolve the conflict with the Indians. The chiefs had pursued to maintain the peace despite burdens brought on by the soldiers and settlers. This encounter involved welcoming those who were pleasant to meet at a happy medium at Fort Lyon in the eastern plains, where their native people would be given requirements and protection by the United States army.
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