A leader with an organization that documents monuments and their histories will share insight at an event in Lawrence, speaking in context of the Sacred Red Rock.
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.
Lawrence community members are invited to creatively document their impressions of the Sacred Red Rock before it is finally returned to the Kaw Nation. The artwork could become a lasting part of the project’s story.
By the end of this year, Lawrence will be a step closer to reconciliation with the return of the Sacred Red Rock to its rightful owners of the Kaw Nation.
Leaders of the project to return the Sacred Red Rock to the Kaw Nation will provide updates on the process and take questions from community members at an event coming up Saturday afternoon in Lawrence.
The Shawnee Tribe says the state of Kansas should give up ownership of the historic Native American boarding school in Fairway. But this week, the Kaw Nation made an argument that they — as the original inhabitants of the land — should have a say in who controls the site.
When the Sacred Red Rock is returned to the Kaw Nation from Lawrence, the Kaw people want to ensure that they are not erased with it.
Indigenous educators and administrators shared potential benefits and possible pitfalls in crafting and delivering land acknowledgements during a virtual panel discussion this week.
The Kaw Nation’s Sacred Red Rock will soon be returned to its rightful owners and location, thanks to a $5 million grant to support the project.
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