A small group of Indigenous students gathered in peaceful protest at the Kansas City Chiefs home game at Arrowhead stadium on November 3. The group consisted of Haskell Indian Nations University students : Junior Laravie, Broderick Roberts, Alisha Numan, Kayla Bointy and one KU student and HINU Alumni, Michael Redbear.
“To be born American Indian today is to have survived a holocaust of a very particular kind, one whose evidence is everywhere, all the time.” -Dina Gilio-Whitaker On Wednesday Oct.4th, over 40 students marched down Massachusetts Street, The students were joined with staff and local tribal people, all carrying and
Cast: Rod Rondeaux, Sarah Podemski, Zahn Mclarnon Director: Sterlin Harjo Mekko is a thriller and a must see, infused with Muskogee tradition and folklore mixed with modern street life. Mekko tells the tale of a man recently released from prison after 19 years. He finds camaraderie with a community of
Editor’s Note: On Thursday, March 7, Acting President of Haskell Indian Nations University, Dr. Dan Wildcat, released an official statement on the previous night’s events. We have updated this story to include the full text below. We have also updated the text of the original piece for clarity and to
By Kayla Bointy The past student senate president Chris Sindone has been accused of not fully paying an artist for designing the 2017 commencement powwow shirt. Michael Begay stated that “he was owed more money that what he was paid for.” The issue began after a misunderstanding of price, lack
By Kayla Bointy Action has been taken since Indian Leader’s previous story entitled “ Does Artistic Merit Outweigh the Artist’s Crimes?’’ by Travis Campbell was published. The article brought attention to the ethical issue of a past faculty member, Don Secondine, who in 2009 sentenced to seven years in state