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Sacred Red Rock Project

Rematriation of Iⁿ‘zhúje‘waxóbe

Definition by C. Huffman (Kaw) and Tai S. Edwards

Rematriation is Indigenous.
Rematriation encompasses repatriation.
Rematriation centers Indigenous relationships to the Land.
Rematriation is comprehensive and unconditional.
Rematriation restores balance.
Rematriation is nothing new.
Rematriation shokhíbe*.

*is arriving back at one’s home


A key aspect of the Iⁿ‘zhúje‘waxóbe/Sacred Red Rock Project is acknowledging and redressing the harm done when Iⁿ‘zhúje‘waxóbe was moved from the confluence of the Shunganunga Creek and Kansas River near Tecumseh, Kansas to Robinson Park in Lawrence in 1929. Rematriation will help address and acknowledge this harm and safely relocate Iⁿ‘zhúje‘waxóbe to Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park.

Read more here,  Rematriation: Ts'msyen Law, Rights of Relationality, and Protocols of Return