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La Conner alum leading in locating boarding school burial sites

As a La Conner High student in the late 1990s, she was shy and introspective, a teen apt to shun the limelight save once when called upon to sing a solo in a campus stage play.

These days, Kisha Supernant – now Dr. Kisha Supernant – has become one of the most widely recognized leaders in her field, the subject of numerous TV, radio and print media interviews in the U.S. and Canada this summer alone.

Supernant, an archaeologist, has worked with indigenous communities to locate human remains at former sites of residential schools in North America that thousands of native children wer...


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