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The Many Meanings of Vé’ho’e

In the Novel There There, Cheyenne/Arapaho author Tommy Orange makes reference to creatures of Cheyenne legend known as Vé’ho’e, which can be translated to Whiteman or spider. This project will explore the different meanings of the word Vé’ho’e, the legends of the Vé’ho’e, and how the definition evolved over time due to colonization.

Eli Pease '26
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