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Light Shining into Old West Darkness Brings New Oklahoma Life - Podcast


The 1864 Sand Creek Massacre of Cheyenne Indians by Union troops during the Civil War was an epic tragedy, but the moral courage of two American soldiers brought great and lasting light from the darkness.


Two American horse soldiers in the Old West prove that even in such darkness as the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre, refusing to bow to the evil all around can bring luminous blessings—to both the near and far future. John’s good friend and pastor Wade Burleson, an award-winning author, broadcaster, and avocational historian, continues “The Burleson Chapters” of OKLAHOMA GOLD! during John’s fourth-month sabbatical that his Red River Institute of History Board of Directors has asked him to take to complete THE OKLAHOMANS 2.

Wade and iHeartRadio star Gwin Faulconer-Lippert stitch together the historic path between famed Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman, the 1867 Treaty of