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With help from a federal grant, Haskell Indian Nations University is establishing a center on campus dedicated to progressing local Native American-owned businesses.
Louis Galloway would have gotten out of the car when officers told him to repeatedly for roughly an hour one night in April, but the vehicle’s broken passenger door didn’t open. Instead, he sat there with his hands in the air and a dog in his lap, both of them getting pelted with what’s essentially a powdered version of pepper spray.
There’s now a blooming garden at every school site in the Lawrence school district, and students are learning how to grow food inside and outside of classroom settings.
More than one-fifth of the human remains belonging to Native American people that are in KU’s possession will soon be returned to their rightful tribal nations, the university’s repatriation manager says.
With a zest to learn the ins and outs of community organizing and civic engagement, two human rights advocates from the Balkans have made Lawrence their temporary home for four weeks.
Candidates for Lawrence City Commission on Thursday answered questions touching on issues that are key to many members of Downtown Lawrence Inc.
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 year after KU announced it was in possession of Native American human remains in its museum collections, it is unclear what progress the university has made to repatriate remains and sacred items.
After months of arguments over improper procedures and possible constitutional rights violations, a judge on Monday dismissed a case against a man accused of soliciting murder from his Douglas County jail cell.
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When Tay’Jah Franklin, 13, walks the stage at pageants, she never feels like she’s walking alone. She knows her family is beside her. She’ll soon compete as Miss Lawrence in the National American Miss Pageant.
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