CO Virtual Heritage Journey: Northern Arapaho Elders & The Poudre River

Today, on the #COVirtualHeritageJourney, Northern Arapaho elders share their stories about the Cache la Poudre River and why this river valley is so important to their tribe’s heritage and culture.

“Water is sacred and we respect that. Without water there is no life.” – Crawford White, Northern Arapaho Elder

Indigenous peoples have been living in and migrating through the unique eco-tone of the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area for more than 13,000 years.