Buffalo Soldiers: The Forgotten Black Army in the West

Registration for this event will close on February 26, 2022 @ 1:00pm.

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Learn more about the largely unknown history of African American army regiments, nicknamed the Buffalo Soldiers. Members of the Buffalo Soldiers of the American West organization will bring these individuals to life with stories, historically accurate costumes, and tools. The presentation will include a special dedication to Cathay Williams, the only woman to serve in the US Army as a Buffalo Soldier. Ideal for all ages.

Please click here on February 26 at 1:00 PM to join the program or register below if you'd like to receive an email reminder. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join this virtual Zoom session.

The Buffalo Soldiers of the American West is a  Colorado-based organization that has provided authentic historical entertainment throughout the U.S. for over 20 years. Its mission and purpose is to educate the public about the existence of the Ninth and Tenth United States African American Cavalry regiments by providing historical presentations and live demonstrations of mounted cavalry, saber, and manual arms drill team presentations within an accurate context. The unit has performed for area civic organizations, at the Colorado Springs Air Force Academy, and in schools throughout Denver, Aurora, and Adams County.

Sign language interpreters and real-time captioning via CART are available upon request with notice of three business days to SignLanguageServices@denvergov.org or 720-913-8487. For other public accommodation requests or concerns related to a disability: DisabilityAccess@denvergov.org.

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