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Law fails, graphic Chilocco, and migrant humanity
VNN Weekly Digest September 19-25
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
How Oklahoma’s domestic violence laws fail survivors
(OKLAHOMA) Brenda Golden and Mary Fish could be cut from the same cloth. Both women are Muscogee (Creek) citizens who grew up in crowded, rural Oklahoma homes, where food and words of affection were spare.
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CNAA and OSU team up to create a graphic novel based on Chilocco Indian School
(NATIONAL) The Chilocco National Alumni Association and Oklahoma State University Library’s Oral History Research Program began working on a project about veterans who attended Chilocco Indian School. The project started in 2016 and ultimately led to creation of a graphic novel based on Chilocco.
Arizona artist brings story of migrant humanity to Michigan
(MICHIGAN) Tom Kiefer's hope is for people who see the photographs to remember the humanity of the migrants trying to cross the border for a better life.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Ian is forecast to be a major hurricane entering the Gulf of Mexico with threats to Florida. There is a risk that Ian will bring dangerous storm surge, hurricane-force winds, and heavy rainfall along the west coast of Florida and the Florida Panhandle by the middle of this week.
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