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‘Which stories are absent?’: Monument Lab will help Sacred Red Rock project reimagine the future of Robinson Park, Lawrence Journal World (October 20, 2023)

A sacred boulder taken to honor white settlers is leaving Lawrence and returning to the Kaw Nation, KCUR (August 30, 2023)

Gov. celebrates return of sacred Red Rock to the Kaw Nation, Salina Post (August 30, 2023)

‘Sacred Red Rock’ artifact returned to Kaw Nation land in Kansas, (August 30, 2023)

Sacred Red Rock departs Lawrence, going back to the Kaw Nation, Lawrence Times (August 30, 2023)

After nearly a century Lawrence is returning a sacred boulder to the Kaw Nation, The Kansas City Star (August 29, 2023)

Lawrence community gathering celebrates return of the Sacred Red Rock to the Kaw Nation, Lawrence Times (August 29,2023)

Kaw Nation reclaims prayer rock exhibited for nearly 100 years in honor of settlers, (August 29, 2023)

Gov. Kelly calls return of red prayer rock ‘a significant step forward’, Lawrence Journal World (August 29, 2023)

Sacred Red Rock returned to Kaw Nation as leaders gather to mark the moment, WIBW news (August 29, 2023)

Kansas Governor Kelly to Commemorate Return of Red Rock to Kaw Nation, KQ2 – ABC news (August 28, 2023)

Return of the Rock event coming up; City of Lawrence asks public to respect privacy of other events, The Lawrence Times (August 17, 2023)

Photos: Plaque removed from Sacred Red Rock, The Lawrence Times (July 31, 2023)

After decades in Lawrence, Sacred Red Rock will return to Council Grove, KCTV (July 26, 2023)

Iⁿ‘zhúje‘waxóbe (Sacred Red Rock) relocating soon to Kaw Nation land, The City of Lawrence (July 25, 2023)

Lawrence artists gather to create works inspired by Kanza prayer rock before it moves, Lawrence Journal World (July 23, 2023)

Lawrence community asked to help creatively document Sacred Red Rock before its return to Kaw Nation, The Lawrence Times (July 20, 2023)

Artists and others invited to document sacred prayer rock before it’s returned to the Kaw Nation in August, Lawrence Journal World (July 13, 2023)

Sacred Red Rock Project Aims to Return Boulder in Lawrence to the Kaw Nation by Charlee Huffman, Kansas public Radio (June 23, 2023)

Kaw’s Sacred Stone Iⁿ‘zhúje‘waxóbe to be Moved to Council Grove Aug 30., The Council Grove Republican (June 19, 2023)

June tours, workshops to focus on Sacred Red Rock before park closes ahead of move, The Lawrence Times (June 3, 2023)

Photos: Resident learn more about project to relocate, Lawrence Journal World (April 1, 2023)

Leaders working on return of Sacred Red Rock to Kaw Nation to speak at Lawrence event Saturday, Lawrence Times (March 29, 2023)

Lawrence event to focus on project to return sacred boulder to Kaw Nation, Lawrence Journal World (March 23, 2023)

50 Stories | Return of Iⁿ‘zhúje‘waxóbe, Mid-America Arts Alliance (September 9, 2022)

Editorial (Page 2), Council Grove Republican (February 24, 2022)

City Council Hears Sacred Red Rock Presentation, Council Grove Republican (August 17, 2022)

Kaw People Choosing Site for Sacred Boulder Returned to Tribe, NPR (May 10, 2022)

A boulder’s journey: Lawrence monolith will be returned to the Kaw in thoughtful process, Kansas Reflector (May 1, 2022)

City Seeks Photos And Documents Related To Sacred Prayer Rock Which was Stolen and Made in to Monument in 1929, Lawrence Journal World (April 9, 2021)

Lawrence City Commission To Consider Adopting Resolution Committing To Unconditional Return Of Sacred Prayer Rock To Kaw Nation, Lawrence Journal World (March 12, 2021)

City Commission Votes 5-0 To Support Kaw Nation Request, Lawrence Journal World (January 19, 2021)

Lawrence City Commission to Consider Request From Kaw Nation to Return Sacred Prayer Rock, Lawrence Journal World (January 15, 2021)

Kaw Nation asks for return of sacred prayer rock that was taken and converted into monument to settlers, Lawrence Journal World (December 9, 2020)

Douglas County Commission Allows Group to Place Signs in Robinson Park About Boulders- Importance to Kanza Tribe, Lawrence Journal World (July 22, 2020)

New project takes on the Shunganunga boulder, a sacred Kanza prayer rock that the city made into a monument honoring settlers, Lawrence Journal World (January 25, 2020)