Direct deposits of $1,000 are showing up in student bank accounts today as part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) which passed in January 2021. The aid comes as Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) approaches a full year of online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. In
Native American and Alaska Native communities nationwide have disproportionally been impacted by COVID-19 according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In Douglas County, the Native community is experiencing COVID-19 case rates 24% higher than the lawrence community’s total average according to data by Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health.
The University of Kansas Center of Research, Inc. (KUCR) is undergoing a 6-month resolution period after the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Inspector General (OIG) delivered a final audit report questioning $1,550,054 in direct and indirect costs claimed by KUCR on their Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)
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”,
Muralist Steven Grounds (Navajo & Euchee), a past student at Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU), painted the portraits of the late Vine Deloria, Jr. (Standing Rock Sioux) and Grounds’ past instructor Daniel Wildcat, Ph.D (Euchee) on the walls of Tommaney Hall Library. Grounds had previously painted a mural of Jim
Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) President Ronald Graham and the university’s Student Activities department held a ceremony to honor veterans. “We will start this ceremony as a tradition on a larger scale at Haskell,” said Graham when he announced the event. Over 40 staff, veterans, and community members were in
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. Tanner
Shawnee Mission, KS — Eleven year old Halley Vincent is asking the Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) community to help petition her local school board to change the mascot of Shawnee Mission North High School. Vincent sees the school’s mascot “The Shawnee Indians” as problematic and thinks now is the
Over 90 percent of direct student financial aid is being recuperated by Haskell Indian Nations University’s (HINU) new online fee structure appropriating CARES Act funding designated for student aid making it available to the univeristy. Fall fees increased almost 200 percent compared to previous off-campus fees, from $240 to $715.
Kansas City, MO, October 11 — Edgar Palacios, founder and CEO of Latinx Education Collaborative, was set to be honored during the Kansas City football franchise’s game against the Las Vegas Raiders for National Hispanic Heritage Month, but refused to participate in the pre-game drum ritual to stand in solidarity