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Delaware Tribe seeks archaeological survey in Lawrence


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Delaware Tribe has requested an archaeological field survey to look for artifacts or human remains at a site in Lawrence where county officials plan to build a mental health center and housing complex.

Brice Obermeyer, director of the tribe's historic preservation office, requested the survey in the area where tribal members once lived. Douglas County is planning to build a mental health crisis center, 10 cottages and a supportive group home at the site to address housing and treatment shortages for the mentally ill in the Lawrence area.

Tribal historians told th...

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