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Grave dedicated to the men, women and children who were massacred by the soldiers of the US Army in Skeleton Cave. (By Marine 69-71 [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons)

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Massacre at Skeleton Cave: A four-hour battle turned into 54 dead Yavapai Native Americans

History isn’t always bright. Across humanity the darkest parts of history are quite dark. Arizona history is no exception.