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Category:Huron Cemetery

English: The Huron Indian Cemetery in Kansas City, also known as Huron Park Cemetery, is now formally known as the Wyandot National Burying Ground. It was established circa 1843, when Wyandots had first arrived in their removal from Ohio. The tribe settled in the area for years, with many in 1855 accepting allotment of lands in Kansas in severalty. Others of the Wyandot removed to Oklahoma in 1867, where they maintained tribal institutions, which included control over the communal property of Huron Cemetery. Since the late 19th century, the property was a site of controversy between the federally recognized Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma, which wanted to sell it for redevelopment, and the present-day Wyandot Nation of Kansas, which wanted to preserve the burying ground.

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