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Kansas freeway will soon pave over history of Native American suffering

Soon, a four-lane freeway will slice across wetlands next to Haskell Indian Nations University in northeast Kansas. Over 100 years ago, this land sheltered Native children fleeing a government school. It still cradles remains today. When Pemina Yellow Bird, 58, moved to Lawrence, Kansas in 1994, she was invited to…