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Democrats seek support services for survivors of American Indian boarding schools

Democratic lawmakers are pushing federal agencies to provide support for survivors of and communities affected by the decades-long practice of forcibly sending American Indian children to faraway boarding schools that rejected their tribal cultures, such as the school that eventually became Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence.

Shannon Wells, Lawrence Humane Society / Contributed Photo

Dog who was stabbed and whose owner was killed is recovering, ‘supervising’ at Lawrence Humane Society

Bear’s slightly scruffy, mostly-black fur is tinged with gray around his nose and paws. His big brown eyes might not appear quite as sad if we didn’t know what he had been through in the past couple of days. But we know that Wednesday morning, Bear was stabbed and went into shock.

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