Medallion Name – ARAPAHOE STREET Significance – The land that was to become the City of Denver was a favorite campground of the Arapahos. When Anglo miners arrived in search of gold in the late 1850s, the Arapaho had already established their village on the Platte, just below the mouth of Cherry Creek. Inscription – Before the founding of the City of Denver, the tribe that camped in the area called themselves “Inuna-ina: meaning, “Our people.” This tribe was also known as “Arapaho,” the word for “trader” or “buyer” in Pawnee. Denver’s founders honored the tribe with the names of