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Ken Lassman

Kaw Valley Almanac for Sept. 13-19, 2021

Insects continue to be prolific, with lots of monarchs and other butterflies, dragonflies, cicadas, grasshoppers, mantids and walking sticks, and katydids and moths after dark. Help tag monarchs from 8 a.m. to noon this Saturday at the Baker Wetlands Discovery Center.

Not In Our Honor Coalition

Not In Our Honor: NFL should have zero tolerance for racialized Native American branding (Column)

“Not In Our Honor will continue our protest outside the stadium in addition to other signage around the city. … Apply the NFL’s ‘zero tolerance’ for on-field use of racial and homophobic slurs to all races and ethnic groups, especially Native Peoples,” the coalition writes in this piece.

Ryan Waggoner

KU’s First Nations Student Association shares ‘absolute indignation’ after Indigenous art vandalized on campus

Leaders of the University of Kansas First Nations Student Association were reeling Friday night, nearly a week after multiple pieces of the KU Common Work of Art were vandalized — not only because of the destruction of the Native exhibit, but because they feel the situation hasn’t garnered enough attention from KU administrators.

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