A preliminary study conducted by the Indian Leader Association shows an even divide among the Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) community regarding HINU’s use of Plains Native American imagery as a mascot. The opt-in survey distributed through social media and student emails asked students, past students and alumni, faculty, andContinue Reading

Students had less than 24 hours to read an urgent notice sent out by Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) announcing the migration of HINU’s email server and providing new instructions for students following the migration. The notice advised students to “… print these instructions [out] or just download to yourContinue Reading

Our community is joined by the somber news of the death of David Bohanon who passed this morning. Bohanon majored in Business Administration at Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) and continued to contribute to the HINU community serving as an IT Specialist for 17 years. Students new and old willContinue Reading

Joseph Singh and Jamie Colvin are leaving legacies as Indian Leader staff writers behind after completing their bachelors degrees over the summer semester. Singh has written many stories for the Haskell Indian Nations University’s (HINU) student newspaper — roughly 40 articles and around 23,000 words! Singh’s articles have included commentaries,Continue Reading

As a student at Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) I don’t want my concerns swept under the rug because “it’s just $475”, and “where are you going to find a better deal for your education?” This kind of thinking shouldn’t be used to invalidate student concerns. Students at HINU haveContinue Reading

Tragedy swept through the Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) community on May 9th as individuals woke up to news that a tipi erected to honor HINU spring 2020 graduates burned down earlier that morning. HINU security had contacted the Douglas County Emergency Communications Center at 4:35 am and the Lawrence-DouglasContinue Reading

April 20 — Elections were held for the 2020-2021 Student Government Association (SGA) executive board through google forms. The results were announced later that day. Congratulations to the new Haskell Indian Nations University SGA executive board! President, Ahnawake Toyekoyah Executive Vice President, William Wilkinson Chief of Staff, Jakoby Stump ViceContinue Reading

Governments at every level are searching for ways to make voting accessible during the COVID-19 pandemic. The disbursement of Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) students during pandemic efforts necessitated an online option to elect the 2020-2021 executive board for the Student Government Association (SGA). The election, which took place throughContinue Reading