Project Takes on Sacred Kanza Prayer Rock that Lawrence Made into Monument to Settlers

"The Kanza tribe once sang prayers about the might of the Shunganunga boulder, but for decades it has not heard such a sound. Instead, the 23-ton red quartzite boulder is inscribed with the names of settlers and sits near a city intersection and the sound of traffic...A new project, Between the Rock and a Hard Place, aims to increase interest in the park and the monument and tell a more complete story about its past."

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Rochelle Valverde, "Project Takes on Sacred Kanza Prayer Rock that Lawrence Made into Monument to Settlers," Lawrence Journal-World, January 25, 2020.