A piece of rock history is up for grabs as the Robby Steinhardt Foundation is auctioning a rare platinum album owned by the world-renowned violinist who was a founding member of the band Kansas.
Dan Wildcat, professor at Haskell Indian Nations University, wants to honor Indian boarding school history by collecting oral histories of people living right here in Lawrence.
A service this weekend, featuring words from Congresswoman Sharice Davids, will honor Native American people who were forced to endure Indian boarding schools.
The Sacred Red Rock began its journey back to the Kaw Nation Wednesday morning.
Community members overflowed a tent set up to accommodate those in attendance for a celebration Tuesday as the Sacred Red Rock is finally being returned to the Kaw Nation after nearly a century in possession of the City of Lawrence.
After wrapping up a major renovation to the research room and subsequent inventory of materials, Watkins Museum of History staff members are planning a book sale.
Lawrence community members gathered at the Watkins Museum Saturday morning for the annual reading of the names of the known victims who died in Quantrill’s Raid, just ahead of the 160th anniversary.
Partners working on the Sacred Red Rock project will host a public sendoff for the boulder as it will soon be returned to the Kaw Nation. Other events will be private, however.
Douglas County’s largest heritage festival will return this weekend, offering Civil War-era tours and lectures and sharing stories of resilience.
The Raven Book Store, Watkins Museum of History and the many editors and collaborators for the new “Embattled Lawrence” book are joining forces to host a release celebration for the new installation.
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