. In Case You’ve Missed It ‘Our hair, our regalia, it’s who we are’ « JO LEE MAGAZINE

INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY – In 2020, two of the daughters of Johnson and her wife Norma Leroy told their mothers that a school secretary had cut their hair during an alleged lice check. The mothers told the school why this upset them – that hair was integral to their culture and beliefs. Their concerns allegedly got nowhere in Kilgore, a town of 77 residents that’s 22 miles west of Valentine. The family’s grief and outrage became a national story – and the basis of an ongoing ACLU of Nebraska lawsuit against the school.


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