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The Cheyenne were a Native American tribe, closely allied with the Arapahoe and loosely allied with the Lakota. They moved from the Black Hills to the plains of what is now eastern Colorado at the invitation of George Bent, an Indian Trader, owner with others of Bent's Fort[?], near present day Lamar, Colorado.

The Cheyenne were the victims of the Sand Creek Massacre in which the Colorado Militia attacked a peaceful village, killing most of the residents.

Cheyenne is the name of some places in the United States of America:

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