In 2012, MaxPreps reported that “Indians” was the #4 most popular mascot for Kansas high schools. Today, nearly 1 out of every 10 schools in the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) appropriates Native imagery or culture. It’s not just the schools with “Indians” mascots; it’s also the “Chieftains”,Continue Reading

Acting Athletic Director Gary Tanner said Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) won’t have student sports again until students are allowed to return to campus, but in the meantime the department is receiving a lot of support from university president Ronald Graham who is facilitating many of the department’s improvements. TannerContinue Reading

Vision Maker Media Assistant Director and Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) Alumnus, Charlie Perry (Prairie Band Potawatomi) is behind “Nightmare Vision”, the first ever Indigenous horror film festival, showing online October 30-31. Nightmare Vision is a follow up festival to Vision Maker Media’s First Indigenous Online Film Festival which hadContinue Reading

Nia Iris Schexnider, a Food Service Worker at Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) passed on Sunday October 4, on the cusp of her thirtieth birthday. Schexnider was a HINU alumnus who graduated with an Associate of Science degree in Natural Sciences in 2012. Schexnider loved music and was always listeningContinue Reading